Porirua Harbour Trust

Latest News View more

Independent Herald Article   Recently we managed to have the following press release included in the Independent Herald. 2020 08 26 Independent Herald Press release copy
Plimmerton Farm Submission   The Trust has made a submission to the Plimmerton Farm planning hearing and awaits with interest for the outcome of the hearing which starts on 12th October 2020. Our submission is attached. 2020 06 30 PHT submission on PCC Proposed Plan Change 18- Plimmerton Farm

Annual General meeting.

The 9th AGM of the Trust was held earlier in September. The Presidents report and financials are included in the Links/Reports page on this site.

2020 Community Environment Fund

  18 August 2020  
Are you working on an environmental project that could do with a boost? Every year Greater Wellington supports groups who are working to restore and protect native ecosystems on public land around Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour and the surrounding catchment area through the Community Environment Fund. Community projects from Churton Park up to Pukerua Bay and inland of Pauatahanui are eligible – see if your project falls into the area outlined in the map below. You can apply for up to $10,000 each year for up to 3 years to help restore native plants, improve the local ecology, and control pest plants and animals. Applications are open from Monday 17 August to 5pm Wednesday 30 September, and successful applicants will be announced before Monday 9 November. To submit your application or find out more and apply for the fund, head to: http://www.gw.govt.nz/communityfunding/

Annual Reports for 2018/19

4 Oct 2019

The Chairman’s annual report and the audited accounts are now up on the website. They are in the Links and Report section of the website.read more

New Trustees

17 Sep 2019

Three new trustees were warmly welcomed to the Porirua Harbour Trust at its recent AGM. The three new trustees are Michael Player (Papakowhai), Helen Sligo (Johnsonville) and Phil Teal (Waikanae). This brings the current number of Trustees up to 11 with two Associate Trustees.read more

Funding Available for Environmental Projects

21 Aug 2019

Need funding for your environmental project around Te Awarua Porirua Harbour and surrounding catchment areas? Greater Wellington Regional Council is looking for passionate community groups to apply for the Community Environmental Fund (2019/20). Groups can apply for up to three y…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.

Catchment Maps View more

  • Catchment Geographx

    Porirua Harbour Catchment

  • Strategy Catchment Map compressed

    Porirua Harbour and Catchment Boundaries

  • Maps2

    Taupo Swamp Catchment

  • Maps Pauatahanui

    Pauatahanui Catchment

  • Maps Onepoto

    Onepoto Arm Catchment


Email Form close