About this website

Background info about this site, including a sitemap, privacy and accessibility details.

Background info about this site, including a sitemap, privacy and accessibility details.

This website is owned and operated by Porirua City Council.


For more detailed information, please refer to The Privacy Act 2020 and its amendments.

The Privacy Act 2020 sets out 13 information privacy principles (IPPs) dealing with the collection, holding, use and disclosure of personal information, and the assigning of unique identifiers. The principles also give you a right to access information about yourself and to ask for it to be corrected.  In outline the 13 principles are:

  1. Purpose of collection of personal information.
  2. Source of personal information.
  3. Collection of information from subject.
  4. Manner of collection of personal information.
  5. Storage and security of personal information.
  6. Access to personal information.
  7. Correction of personal information.
  8. Accuracy, etc, of personal information to be checked before use.
  9. Agency not to keep personal information for longer than necessary.
  10. Limits on use of personal information.
  11. Limits on disclosure of personal information.
  12. Disclosure outside New Zealand
  13. Unique identifiers.

For an overview of the privacy principles, see the Privacy Commissioner's website A quick tour of the privacy principles here.

The Act applies to the Porirua City Council in its role as an agency. In compliance with The Act, the Porirua City Council holds certain information about ratepayers and residents of Porirua City. This information is required for lawful purposes used in the functioning of the Porirua City Council. This information is sourced in accordance with Principle 2 of The Act.

For more detailed information, please refer to the Privacy Commissioner's website.

For more information about the type of information Porirua City collects, please visit our main website's Privacy page.

If you wish to view any personal information held by the Porirua City Council, please phone (04) 237 5089 or email [email protected]


The information and images contained on this website is copyright to the Porirua City Council, unless stated otherwise. Information may only be used as permitted under the Copyright Act 1994. You may not republish any substantial part of the information without the prior written permission of Porirua City Council.

Inquiries should be addressed to:

The Communications Manager
Porirua City Council
PO Box 50 218
Porirua City
New Zealand

Phone: +64 (04) 237 5089
Fax: +64 (04) 237 6384
Email:  [email protected]

Externally sourced material is copyright to the respective provider.

Links to pages in this website must clearly reveal that they belong to our site.

Representing our pages in subframes is prohibited.


This website has been designed to comply with the New Zealand Government's Web Standards and World Wide Web Consortium's Accessibility Initiative as far as practicable (within the limitations of our content management system). The website should be viewable in all main browsers on all operating systems. If you cannot access any feature of our website, please let us know.

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We are part of the Porirua City Council family of sites. For more information, check out the full range of policies, terms and conditions on poriruacity.govt.nz.