Porirua Harbour Trust

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Harbour Future Still Uncertain

28 Mar 2017

The Porirua Harbour Trust has completed the fourth comprehensive “State of the Harbour” scorecard which reports on progress toward arresting the decline in harbour condition and returning it to a healthy and resilient state.   In releasing the fourth annual scorecard the Chairper…read more

New Trustees Required - Are you Ready to Assist

24 Mar 2017

The Porirua Harbour and Catchment Community Trust is an independent charitable trust with the primary aim to “promote the sustainable management of the Porirua Harbour and its catchment”.  The Trust has three vacancies and expressions of interest are invited from people willing t…read more

Freshwater values in the Porirua Catchment streams

14 Dec 2016

The Trust recently received a presentation from Dr Astrid van Meeuwen - Dijkgraaf from Wildlands Limited and it is attached for your interest. The data is compelling in identifying the species that are risk within our catchment.read more

Latest Activities View more

19 Nov 2016

Amazing art exhibition and puppet shows through until the 4t…read more

19 Nov 2016

This amazing free puppet show and workshop is on today at 1p…read more

4 Nov 2014

The Annual clean up of the intertidal zone for the Porirua S…read more

Catchment View more


The Porirua Harbour catchment includes all of that area of Wellington and Porirua City where water flows via streams, lagoons and lakes into the Porirua Harbour. This includes the Johnsonville, Churton Park and Tawa catchments that flow down Porirua Stream and its many tributaries; the Whitby, Judgeford, Pauatahanui and Paekaeriki Hill catchments that flow into the Pauatahanui Inlet; the streams in Kenepuru, Elsdon, Porirua East, Takapuwahia and Titahi Bay that flow into the Onepoto Arm; Pukerua Bay and Plimmerton that flow into the Harbour Entrance and Aotea, Papakowhai that flow through the lagoons into the harbour.

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