Holiday Operating Hours
We've published our holiday operating hours in the Kapi-Mana News and on this website.
All Council facilities are CLOSED on Christmas Day.
Whitby and Omapere Street residents - please note your Council rubbish and recycling collection normally scheduled on a Thursday (Christmas Day this year) will occur on Wednesday 24 December. Please have your items kerbside by 8 am. Normal collection days apply to all other areas.
View our Christmas/New Year Operating Hours page for full details.
The Council adopted a Provisional Local Alcohol Policy on 10 December 2014. The Provisional Policy was publicly notified on 16 December 2014, appeals on the policy must be filed with the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority within 30 days of public notification. Download the Provisional Policy (pdf).
Special Licence for Events Before 15 February 2015 – APPLY NOW!
If you are planning an event for mid-February 2015 or earlier, special licence applications must be lodged by 18 December. Special licence applications must be lodged at least 20 working days prior to the event. (NB: under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012, from 20 Dec to 15 Jan applications cannot be processed).
For events between 20 December 2014 and 15 January 2015 you must have applied by 20 November 2014.
See our Alcohol Licensing pages for more information.
Have your say Porirua
We’re making it easier for you to tell us your views on our Long Term Plan (LTP) for the next 10 years in Porirua. Click on the image link below to “Have your say Porirua” where you’ll be able to post comments and discuss issues with us and others in the community, as well as upload a photo or video clip. Simply REGISTER and you’re ready to get started. What you say will inform and influence the decisions made by the Council.
Options for regional governance
On Thursday 4 December 2014, the Local Government Commission announced its Draft Proposal for Reorganisation of Local Government in Wellington. For more information on the regional governance discussions, visit our Local Government Reform News and Local Government Reform Public Consultation pages.