COVID-19 pandemic

We’re closely following Government guidelines in relation to COVID-19. Please note this is affecting many of our services and for the latest updates please go to our Covid-19 information page.

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We know how important it is to keep in touch. We publish news in lots of different ways. These are our official media releases, and articles provided to local papers.

Business hub

Hub created to help Porirua businesses

An online business hub has information and support for recovery in these challenging times.

21 May 2020
Station Rd footpath widening

Busiest pedestrian street in Porirua made safer through Waka Kotahi fund

A central government fund has enabled the Council to widen footpaths on Station Rd.

21 May 2020
Plimmerton Farm aerial

Consultation opens on Plimmerton Farm rezoning

Consultation on the plan change will go for six weeks.

20 May 2020
covid - news - eoc

Council staff rise to the challenge during lockdown

Staff redeployed to help in the battle against Covid-19

20 May 2020
Anita Baker 2019

From your Mayor - 19 May 2020

Read the latest from Porirua Mayor Anita Baker

19 May 2020
Porirua Park

Support for Porirua sports groups

Fees and charges will be waived for sports clubs in the city, in the wake of the pandemic.

15 May 2020