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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.


Porirua50 Nominations now open

The 50 Years Awards nominations are now open. The Awards celebrate the significant contribution 50 living people have made, and continue to make, to the development of Porirua as a city. See our Porirua50 page for full details.

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.

Long-term Plan  2015-25

The Council adopted the Long-term Plan 2015-25 on 30 June 2015. The Long Term Plan (LTP) for 2015-25 sets out proposed priorities, projects and activities the Council will focus on over the next 10 years and how these services will be funded. Read the Long-term Plan.

Regional governance

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.


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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.