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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.


Regional governance

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.

Click to go to the Have your say Porirua website.

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Public Consultations and Upcoming Hearings

We need your help in redesigning our playgrounds. Find out the next steps.

This photograph shows Mungavin Park playground before being upgraded.

Northern Growth Area Structure Plan

Proposed Plan Change 16 - Network Utilities

Private Plan Change 17 - Aotea Supermarket Zone


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.

Other Links and Services

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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.