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Click to see the Porirua 50th Anniversary page.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. On 2 October 2015, Porirua marks the 50th Anniversary of the formal establishment of Porirua as a city. See our 50th Anniversary page for a list of the Porirua50 Award recipients. Contact us on (04) 237 5089, 24 hours a day.


Water Play - hands in water.Children – have your say about Water Play

We are running sessions at Pataka for children during the school holidays about the location and types of water play Council will open for them in December 2016.

Check out the Tuatara Gallery so your children can have fun and have their say.

Porirua Outdoor Recreation Park Consultation now open

A development plan has been prepared by Porirua City Council and Wellington City Council for the large grouping of reserves west of Porirua and Tawa (Spicer Forest, Spicer Botanical Park, Colonial Knob Scenic Reserve, Te Rahui o Rangituhi and Porirua Scenic Reserve). They are managed by WCC, PCC and DOC. Consultation on the draft plan is now under way with submissions closing on 21 October 2015. Go to our Porirua Outdoor Recreation Park consultation page for details of the plan, maps and submission forms.

Applying for licence to extend trading hours during Rugby World Cup

Licensees of premises with an on-licence or club licence can apply for extended trading hours if you wish to show televised rugby world cup matches. You must notify the District Licensing Committee (Secretary) and Police at least 7 days prior to the game you wish to screen. Go to our Alcohol Licensing page for more information.

Gaming Machines and TAB Venue Policy Review

Submissions are now open for the Gaming Machines and TAB Venue Policy Review. This policy must be reviewed every 3 years. See the options, Statement of Proposal, Impact Assessment Report, and make your submission by 9 October 2015.

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.

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Notified Resource Consent

Other pages of interest:

Upcoming Council and Committee Meetings

Extraordinary Council - Friday 9 October 2015 @ 4.00pm

Hard copies are also available to view at our City Libraries, and at the Porirua City Council office, 16 Cobham Court, Porirua.

Attending our Meetings

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Welly Wi-Fi

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.