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 apply by 20 November 2014.
See our Alcohol Licensing pages for more information.
Porirua's Christmas Events
See our Christmas Events in Porirua page for a quick listing of the major Christmas events in Porirua during December 2014.
Reducing speeds on rural roads proposed
Porirua City Council and the New Zealand Transport Agency are collaborating to seek community input about proposed safety improvements on State Highway 58 and its connecting local roads in the Pauatahanui/Judgeford area. See our News page for more information and details of a public meeting on Saturday 22 November.
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.
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.