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.
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.
Resource consent for an expansion to the Groundup Café, within Pauatahanui Village (15 Paekakariki Hill Road) was granted by an Independent Commissioner on 8 January 2015. Download the decision here.
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 have been lodged by 18 December. Special licence applications must be lodged at least 20 working days prior to the event.
See our Alcohol Licensing pages for more information.
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.
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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.