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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 more information and events. Contact us on (04) 237 5089, 24 hours a day.


Residents satisfaction level high

Porirua residents continue to have a high level of satisfaction with most of the Council’s services, facilities and performance areas.

The 2015 Residents’ Satisfaction Survey, carried out by Key Research earlier this year, found an 86 per cent high satisfaction rating overall for the Council.  View the Annual Residents Survey Report.

Tenders for Porirua Market

Tenders are now open for operation of the Porirua Market in Cobham Court, closing on Friday 29 May 2015 (extended).  See our Public Tenders page for more information.

Long Term Plan

You can still read our consultation document on the Long-term Plan 2015-25 and other supporting documents as well. If you want to post comments and discuss issues with us and others in the community, as well as upload a photo or video clip, then click on the Have your Say Porirua button below, REGISTER, and you’re ready to get started. What you say will inform and influence the decisions made by the Council.

Click to go to the Have your say Porirua website.

Regional governance

The Local Government Commission is now considering the views of the region from the approximately 9,400 submissions and 500 presenters at hearings on its Draft Proposal for Reorganisation of Local Government in Wellington.

The Commission will release a submissions summary once analysis is completed. For more information on the local government reorganisation process, you can visit the Commission’s website.

For more information on the regional governance discussions, visit our Local Government Reform Information and Resources page.

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Upcoming Council and Committee Meetings

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

For more information about Council and Committee meetings, go to our Meetings page. Hard copies of current meeting agendas are available to view at our City libraries, and at the Porirua City Council office, 16 Cobham Court, Porirua.

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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.