The 25th annual Waitangi Day Festival of the Elements was held this year. Sadly this will be the last Festival of its type in Porirua. We are hoping the new ventures will arise out of what we have worked for over the years.


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Porirua Writers' Walk:


Sculpture three of the Porirua Writers’ walk is being unveiled on Saturday 1 July 2017.


This work will commemorate the renowned author Michael King who lived and wrote here for a number of years.


Details of unveiling:

Meet on the Wineera Drive waterfront, just north of the back of the Warehouse at 8am Saturday 1 July.

Followed by tea and scones at Pataka.






Frequently Asked Questions

Q. I have an interest in the arts in and around Porirua City and wish to be more involved. How can I do that?

A. See our web page How to Help for suggestions, or contact the relevant individual or organisation listed on the Porirua Community Arts Council Arts Hub.

Q. Who elects the Porirua Community Arts Council Committee?

A. The Porirua Community Arts Council Committee is elected at the Annual General Meeting, usually held in October. Individuals wishing to serve on the committee need to be nominated by an existing committee member.

Q. Does Porirua Community Arts Council receive any funding from ratepayers via Porirua City Council?

A. The only funding from ratepayers and Porirua City Council received by Porirua Community Arts Council (PCAC) in the past was a contestable grant specifically to assist with staging festival of the Elements on Waitangi Day. These funds were not guaranteed and had to be requested from Council each year. This event is no longer run by PCAC.