Business in Porirua

This section provides an overview of the economic environment in Porirua, including the types of businesses here, the customer base, and plans for future development.

View of canopies looking north over Porirua.
View looking north over Porirua's central business district, showing the (now removed) canopies, the Porirua City Council Administration building on the left, and the Porirua Harbour in the background.

Porirua City has enjoyed several years of strong economic growth. Find out more about our growing and dynamic economy.
Porirua City’s diverse range of businesses and industries include building construction, education and training, health care and social assistance. They range from small family businesses through to multinational companies. Find out more about our productive and diverse business sectors.

Porirua City Council has plans for several development projects to enhance and grow the city into the future. Find out more about investment and future growth opportunities.

Porirua City has a strong infrastructure and technology base supporting business.  Find out more about our modern infrastructure and broadband.