Covid-19 Update

Alert Level 2
Most Council facilities are open and will be operating under the Level 2 guidelines, keep an eye on our Facebook page for regular updates or visit our Covid-19 Services and facilities page. For up to date information about alert levels, community cases, and getting tested visit covid19.govt.nz and health.govt.nz.

Government Updates Ministry of Health Porirua City Council facilities & services Covid-19 welfare information

Future for Local Government review

An independent review of local government will explore how councils can maintain and improve the wellbeing of New Zealanders in the communities they serve, long into the future.

In April 2021 the Government announced an independent review of local government that will explore how councils can maintain and improve the wellbeing of New Zealanders in the communities they serve, long into the future.

Read more:

Department of Internal Affairs website

Government news release

LGNZ website

Next steps

  • 30 September 2021: an interim report to the Minister signalling the probable direction of the review and key next steps
  • 30 September 2022: Draft report and recommendations to be issued for public consultation
  • 30 April 2023: Review presents final report to the Minister and Local Government New Zealand