The Porirua hearings on Wellington local government reorganisation were held on Thursday 26 March 2015. Porirua City Council presented further comments to support its submission of 2 March. Mayor Nick Leggett, Deputy Mayor ‘Ana Coffey, Cr Ken Douglas and Chief Executive Gary Simpson all spoke. Several other residents took the opportunity to speak to their submissions.
Approximately 500 people across the region asked to be heard in public session. Around 9,400 submissions were received. The Commission will release a submissions summary once they have been analysed. For information on the other hearings in the region, you can visit the Commission’s website.
For more information on the regional governance discussions, visit our Local Government Reform News page.
Mayor unveils Children's Priority
Mayor Nick Leggett unveiled the Children's Priority as the centrepiece of the Council's new Long Term Plan this week. See our News page for more information.
Sprinkler ban still in force
A ban on the use of garden sprinklers and irrigation systems is still in force.
See our news release with more information and tips on how to save water.
Upcoming community events:
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.