Welcome to Porirua City Council
This website has information for residents, visitors and businesses about the services and facilities operated by Porirua City Council, located 25 kilometres north of Wellington City, New Zealand. Porirua is a city of villages and was judged one of the world's most liveable communities at the International LivCom Awards in Chicago in November 2010. Contact us on (04) 237 5089, 24 hours a day.
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Porirua city a happy place to live, say Residents
Porirua residents continue to be happy and enjoy a great quality of life, according to the latest bi-annual Quality of Life survey. Read more on our News page.
Future of US Marine Hall, Titahi Bay
The former US Marine Hall in Titahi Bay (pictured above) has been closed because it requires extensive repairs. Council has been consulting with the community about the future of the Hall. Go to our US Marine Hall page to find out the background, status of the consultation, and next steps.
Options for regional governance
The Local Government Commission has been considering applications to change the shape of local government in Wellington, Northland and Hawke’s Bay. Each are at different stages as described on the Commission's website. A draft proposal for Wellington may be available before the end of the year. For more information on the regional governance discussions, visit our Local Government Reform News and Local Government Reform Public Consultation pages.
Other Links and Services
Pay your Rates by Credit Card
Porirua City Council provides a free public Wi-Fi service in selected locations around the Porirua Central Business District. This service allows 100 MB per device per day, and users can connect as many times as they like, with as many devices as they like.
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.