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Welcome to Porirua City Council

This website has information for residents, visitors and businesses in Porirua City about the services and facilities operated by Porirua City Council, located 25 kilometres north of Wellington City, New Zealand.  Contact us on (04) 237 5089, 24 hours a day.


Upcoming Events:

  • Community Blackberry Harvest - Saturday 20 February
  • Sustainable Funding Workshop - Tuesday 23 February

Annual Plan 2016/17

The Council is about to consider its Annual Plan 2016/17. We know there is considerable interest in rates levels in our community. If you would like to receive email updates with more information once it is available and specifics on how you can comment, please register your interest through the link on our Annual Plan page.

FREE family fun for the summer with the children

Passport to Discovery is where you to go to 12 iconic locations in Porirua City and take "happy pictures".  The Passport to Discovery are free from the Libraries, i-SITE and Council Office receptions and have pictures and maps of 12 stunning Porirua locations. 

The "happy pictures" are uploaded to the Council website and the Mayor and his team will judge the best pictures.  For each location the best picture is enlarged to A2 size block canvass print, best picture overall $500 Interislander voucher.  In addition if you submit pictures to all 12 sites you go into the draw to win:

  • Morning tea with the Mayor and 2 friends at the top of Rangituhi / Colonial Knob (Driven up, not walking!)
  • A voucher for Pirates Cove
  • A voucher for Adrenalin Forest
  • Tickets for Reading Cinemas
  • Passes for the Arena Aquatic Centre
  • A weekend night for room at Amethyst Court Motel

Start visiting our 12 iconic locations and taking happy pictures!

See our Passport to Discovery page for details.  Competition closes on 29 February 2016.

Spicer Landfill Updates

Our Spicer Landfill Updates page provides background and updated information as it comes to hand about work at Spicer Landfill.

Regional governance

On 9 June 2015, the Local Government Commission announced it will not proceed with its draft proposal for a two-tier single council in the Wellington region. The Commission will instead work with councils and communities on other options to address the challenges faced by the region. For more information on the Commission’s decision and other regional governance discussions, visit our Local Government Reform Information and Resources page.


Notified Resource Consent

Other pages of interest:

Upcoming Council and Committee Meetings

Attending our Meetings

Our Meetings page has information about attending our meetings.

Subscribe to our Democratic Services Newsletter. Subscribe to receive an email alert when new meeting documents are available. You will need to confirm your subscription.

To view documents for other meetings, go to our Meeting Document Search System (opens separate window).


Other Links and Services

Pay your Rates by Credit Card

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Welly Wi-Fi and Gigabit Wi-Fi in CBD

Porirua City Council provides a free public Wi-Fi service in selected locations around the Porirua Central Business District.

There is no time limit (first come, first served) as the total number of simultaneous users is restricted to ensure optimal service.

When you logon, you will be asked to accept the terms and conditions first.