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Tatauranga Aotearoa Stats NZ
As New Zealand’s national statistics office, Tatauranga Aotearoa Stats NZ supports the decisions that the Government, Māori and Iwi organisations, businesses, NGO’s and New Zealanders make every day.
Mitsubishi Motors NZ
Mitsubishi Motors NZ has been part of the DNA of Porirua since 1973. That’s when the Todd Group assembly plant opened in Porirua assembling Mitsubishi cars, trucks and buses.
First Retail Group
First Retail Group are award winning experts in developing potential, driving performance and managing risk.
Higgins has been in business for over 60 years and is a New Zealand civil construction business with a team of over 1700 staff.
Jennian Homes offers a range of proven plans as well as design and build services.
RTF New Zealand
Road Transport Forum New Zealand (RTF) gives one voice to companies moving goods around New Zealand by road.
Te Puni Kōkiri – Ministry of Māori Development
Te Puni Kōkiri is the lead policy agency to Government on Māori wellbeing outcomes.
Porirua is growing and changing – more warm, dry homes are needed for current and future generations.
Dine Academy is a social enterprise offering a pre-employment training programme involving hands on training within the commercial workplace.
Mexted Performance Sports Surfaces
Mexteds Performance Sports Surfaces is a leader in the sports turf sector, specialising in the drainage, construction and maintenance of natural, hybrid and artificial surfaces for all sporting codes.
Bunnings Porirua opened in 2004 and sells trades supplies as well as a comprehensive hardware and gardening range. They offer a variety of additional services, on-line, in-store and out of the store.
Whānau Manaaki is the not-for-profit organisation behind 85 kindergartens as well as a homebased service in Porirua.
Unite Recruit specialises in civil, industrial and commercial recruitment. Recruiting, screening, training and processing potential employees.
SARNZ is the industry body for scaffolding, access and rigging in New Zealand providing a united voice for issues of concern to the industry and to its members.
KiwiRail is a major national carrier, employing 3,400 staff throughout New Zealand.
Ministry for Pacific Peoples
The Ministry for Pacific People’s vision is successful Pacific peoples.
Partners Porirua works hard to ensure the young people in Porirua have a positive outlook on life and, in particular, their working life.
Aspiring Walls has been in Porirua for more than 50 years and has one of New Zealand’s largest ranges of wallpapers and murals designed for both domestic and commercial settings.
Whitireia New Zealand
Whitireia is a government owned and funded tertiary institute of technology, known for its high student success rate and culturally diverse student body.
Westpac’s vision is “To be one of the world’s great service companies, helping their customers, communities and people to prosper and grow”.
Kāinga Ora is the country’s largest landlord with over 643,000 properties nationwide. Their vision is to be the social housing provider of choice.
Te Runanga o Toa Rangatira Inc Society
We are the mandated iwi authority for Ngāti Toa Rangatira and the administrative body of iwi estates and assets.
Taylor Preston operates a modern meat export processing plant in Wellington, New Zealand.
Porirua Chamber of Commerce
The Porirua Chamber of Commerce stimulates business vitality and excellence in Porirua City.
New Zealand Police
New Zealand Police is working with the community to make New Zealanders safe.
Tū Ora Compass Health
Tū Ora Compass Health is a Primary Health Organisation (PHO) that provides a wide range of primary care services through 60 General Practice Teams.
BurgerFuel is a New Zealand burger restaurant that started in Auckalnd in 1995 and now operates in six countries, including 54 locations in New Zealand.
Bupa is one of New Zealand’s leading healthcare providers with a strong commitment to helping people live longer, happier, healthier lives.
Porirua City Council
Porirua City Council enables democratic local decision-making and provides social, economic, environmental and cultural services and activities for Porirua City.
Mitre 10 Mega Porirua
Mitre 10 Mega Porirua is a home improvement and garden retailer.
Reds is an award winning hairdresser operating since 1993 from Pukerua Bay.
Red badge is a national company providing security, event services and infrastructure security.
GT Electrical provide electrical and heating solutions to the greater Wellington area. Services include residential, commercial, home heating and home automation systems.
Fusion Interiors Limited (FIL)
Fusion Interiors Limited (FIL) offers commercial office relocations and fit outs, commercial furniture installations and second-hand furniture recycling, sales and leasing.
Elite Services specialises in electrical and electronic maintenance, hydraulic and materials’ handling equipment and automatic door maintenance.
Downer is a leading provider of services to customers in markets including: transport services; technology and communications services.
Connect Global is an outsource contact centre providing both inbound and outbound services.
Capital & Coast District Health Board (CCDHB)
Capital & Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) receives funding to improve, promote and protect the health of around 300,000 people in Wellington.
AWF is an employment recruitment agency supplying temporary labour to local employers.