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.
Rates instalments now quarterly
You will only be getting rates invoices four times a year instead of five from now on. Each instalment will appear slightly higher because they are being spread over four rather than five payments. Please consider setting up Easy Pay direct payments, which can be as frequent as weekly. View our Rates Payments Methods page for more information.
Proposed District Plan 16
Proposed District Plan 16 - Network Utilities: open for appeal to the Environment Court until Friday 11 September 2015. Any person who made a submission or further submission may appeal. See our Proposed District Plan 16 page for full details and files.
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.
Other Links and Services
Pay your Rates by Credit Card
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.