About Porirua

This section is about Porirua City, its history, fantastic relaxed lifestyle, where to live and things to do in Porirua, and information for newcomers. View a short video clip (2.56 minutes via YouTube) on the Manning family who love living in Porirua after moving here from the United Kingdom.

Our City

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  • International Liveable Communities Awards 2010
  • What's Great about Porirua
  • Things to do in Porirua
  • Great People
  • Successful businesses
  • City Maps
  • Porirua in Pictures
  • Keeping Porirua Beautiful

Living in Porirua

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  • Education
  • Employment
  • Housing

Porirua's Heritage

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  • History of Porirua
  • Archaeological and Rail Heritage
  • Managing Porirua's Heritage
  • Civic History
  • Coat of Arms and City Flags

Moving to Porirua

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A Day in the Life of Porirua

Kaboose Media was commissioned by the Porirua City Council to produce a video that showed just how amazing Porirua really is, showcasing the Harbour and all Porirua has to offer. View in HD and enjoy.