Civil Defence logo.Local Emergencies

This page has information  about the location of Porirua's Civil Defence Centres, and links for weather warnings and emergency news. The information is updated by the Porirua City Council Contact Centre during business hours or when there is an emergency if the Emergency Operations Centre is activated.   

Weather Warnings

Refer to the MetService website for weather warnings and watches, or the latest emergency news on the Civil Defence website.

Civil Defence Centre Status

Civil Defence Centre Location Status
Pukerua Bay School 89 Rawhiti Road, Pukerua Bay Closed
Plimmerton School School Road, Plimmerton Closed
Pauatahanui School Paekakariki Hill Road, Pauatahanui Closed
Discovery School Pullen Lane, Whitby Closed
Papakowhai School Spey Place, Papakowhai Closed
Cannons Creek School Warspite Ave, Cannons Creek Closed
Tairangi School Omapere St, Waitangirua Closed
Titahi Bay School Kura St, Titahi Bay Closed
Mobile Civil Defence Centres to be advised Closed

Links to more emergency information

Road closures in Porirua

Emergency Management in Porirua

www.getprepared.org.nz - The WREMO website for emergency updates and preparedness information

Wellington Region Emergency Management Office Facebook page

Tsunami evacuation zone maps

www.getprepared.co.nz – Preparedness in the Wellington Region

www.getthru.govt.nz – Learn how you and your family can get ready and get through

www.civildefence.govt.nz – Get the latest information on civil defence emergencies in New Zealand

www.geonet.org.nz – Find out about recent earthquakes in New Zealand

www.metservice.com – The latest on New Zealand weather