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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. Contact us on (04) 237 5089, 24 hours a day.


Before voting in this year’s local body elections get to know your candidates at a series of public meetings in September.

  • 13 September, 1.30pm, Porirua Club, 1 Lodge Place, organised by GreyPower for all candidates.
  • 14 September, 7.30pm, Horouta Marae, Whitford Brown Avenue, organised by the Aotea Residents Association for eastern ward candidates.
  • 15 September, 7.30pm, North Baptist Church lounge, Discovery Drive, Whitby, organised by the Whitby Residents Association for mayoral and northern ward candidates.


Enrol or check online.

Have you enrolled to vote?

You can help shape the future of Porirua City by voting in October’s local body election to choose the Mayor and 10 Councillors.

It’s easy to enrol or update your details if you’ve moved house or changed your name.

Go to to enrol, or find out more under Enrolling to Vote.

View List of Candidates


Porirua Sports Awards – now open for nominations!

Know someone in the Porirua sporting world that deserves recognition?  Then nominate them now!

We are excited to announce our new category - Volunteer of the Year.

Nominations close 19 September.  Find out more here.



Spicer Landfill Updates

Our Spicer Landfill Updates page provides background and updated information as it comes to hand about work at Spicer Landfill.


Other pages of interest:

Upcoming Council and Committee Meetings

Property Subcommittee - Tuesday 9 August 2016 at 3.00pm
Agenda / Documents / Draft Unconfirmed Minutes

Te Komiti - Thursday 18 August 2016 at 8.30am
Agenda / Documents

Council - Wednesday 24 August 2016 at 5.30pm
Agenda / Documents
The report 'Poly Palace - Proposal for New Contract to Operate' on page 149 of the Council agenda will not be considered at the meeting and will be withdrawn.

Community Awards & Recognition Subcommittee - Monday 29 August 2016 at 11.00am

District Plan Committee - Tuesday 30 August 2016 at 1.00pm
Agenda / Documents

Extraordinary Council Meeting - Tuesday 30 August 2016 at 2.00pm

Chief Executive Employment Committee - Tuesday 30 August 2016 at 3.00pm

RMA Hearing - Wednesday 31 August 2016 at 9.00am
Agenda / Documents

Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour & Catchment Joint Committee - Thursday 1 September 2016 at 5.00pm
Agenda / Documents

Attending our Meetings

Our Meetings page has information about attending our meetings.

Subscribe to our Democratic Services Newsletter. Subscribe to receive an email alert when new meeting documents are available. You will need to confirm your subscription.

To view documents for other meetings, go to our Meeting Document Search System (opens separate window).


Other Links and Services

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Welly Wi-Fi and Gigabit Wi-Fi in CBD

Porirua City Council provides a free public Wi-Fi service in selected locations around the Porirua Central Business District.

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.