Why Choose Porirua?

This page describes the benefits for businesses operating from Porirua.

Porirua is an ideal place for business

View of commuter using laptop on local train.
A Porirua commuter using a wireless laptop on a TranzMetro commuter train, with Porirua Harbour and Titahi Bay in the background.

Just 20 minutes drive north of Wellington, Porirua City offers significant commercial advantages as well as fantastic lifestyle opportunities thanks to the City’s beautiful harbour environment and surrounding rural aspect.

Our thriving economy provides lots of opportunity for businesses and investors.  Porirua City enjoys a strategic location in the region and offers commercial land ready for development. We also have a diverse and stable workforce and a proactive and approachable Council. 

Our high-speed broadband connections mean you’ll always be connected to your markets around the country and the rest of the world. Our proximity to Wellington City provides direct access to the port of Wellington and the international airport is 40 minutes away.

Bring your business to Porirua

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