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Porirua City Council

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Phone: (04) 237 5089
Web site:

Mayor: Mike Tana
Councillors in 2016: 10 (excluding Mayor)
Council employees in 2017: 316

Key financial statistics 2017

$ (in thousands)Porirua CityMedian for all METRO councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 1,220,242 2,933,438 118,835,141
Operating Revenue 77,411 198,643 9,412,132
Operating Expenditure 83,344 193,926 9,851,504
Capital Expenditure 57,474 57,474 4,310,621
Rates Revenue 56,889 129,143 5,531,730

Source: Local Authority Financial Statistics, Statistics New Zealand

The financial profile pages for this council contains more detailed information.

The Council's current long-term plan and annual report may be available from its website:

Community statistics as at the 2013 census

Usually resident population - 2013 Census 51,717
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 48,546
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)6.5%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 175
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)295.9
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 31,400

Census, Statistics New Zealand

View more QuickStats about Porirua City on the Statistics New Zealand website.

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