Who we are

Te Rā Nui, Eastern Porirua Development is a partnership between Kāinga Ora, Porirua City Council and Ngāti Toa Rangatira. Working in collaboration with the community, these three organisations are the guardians of an investment that will see Porirua become an even better place to live, work and play for the people of Porirua.


Over the next 20 years, Te Rā Nui will see improvements to the total wellbeing of the area. From providing opportunities to build more warmer, drier homes, to improving transport, services, facilities as well as enhancing the local environment for existing and future generations to enjoy. 

A place to belong

Located 20 minutes drive from Kapiti Coast, the Hutt Valley and Wellington, Porirua has a strong sense of local community: a place where people know and care about each other. Many diverse communities add their unique story to Porirua, making it a place rich in culture, history, and a deep inter-generational connection to whānau and the whenua.

Why Porirua?

Porirua is a great family lifestyle choice. From it's local beaches and waterways offering great swimming, fishing, boating and surfing options through to many parks, playgrounds and amenities encouraging play, exercise and connection. An area with thriving shopping and entertainment options helps to provide something for everyone.

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