Porirua: Panoramic view overlooking Porirua coastline


Porirua faces various natural hazards including earthquakes, tsunami, storms, flooding and landslides. Porirua Stream and Horokiwi Stream run through the city and the Porirua coast and area surrounding the Porirua Harbour are at risk from tsunami.

There are no alerts for Porirua

Porirua City sits on the western side of the Wellington region and is largely formed around the arms of the Porirua Harbour. Porirua is home to around 56,559 people and most densely populated areas are coastal. There is one iwi within Porirua; Ngāti Toa Rangatira. 

The city is administered by Porirua City Council. 

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Contact Porirua City Council

Phone: 04 237 5089 

Email: enquiries@poriruacity.govt.nz  

Website: http://www.poriruacity.govt.nz/ 

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