Events Coordinator / Kairuruku Huihuinga


Porirua city’s events team delivers cultural and recreation events that contribute to the vibrancy and vitality of Porirua. These events include Waitangi Day, ANZAC Day, Matariki and more.

All about the job

This exciting and busy role will embrace your strong organisation skills with your passion for creativity and event management. Experience in the delivery and facilitation of a wide variety of events is important for this role, however we are also looking for someone who has the ability to bring new ideas into the mix.

You will work Monday to Friday but given the nature of events you will need to be available to work evenings and weekends as required.

In this role you will: 

  • provide the end-to-end production, coordination and facilitation of cultural and recreation events for Porirua
  • assist and guide to event organisers to ensure appropriate consents and permits are attained
  • identify opportunities for events in Porirua City
  • complete pre and post event analysis and reporting
  • champion a positive approach to health and safety for all events

All about you

It would be fabulous if you have experience working in an events environment and have a passion for Porirua City. This is the role that will give you a diverse range of daily activities to keep you on your toes.

You’ll need to show us that you:

  • have some events management experience
  • have excellent organisational skills along with the ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines
  • have a creative streak
  • can work flexible hours including weekends and evenings
  • will foster meaningful and positive working relationships and
  • work well as part of a dynamic team
  • have knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and practises

Experience the good life at Porirua City

Our city is changing and we need skilled people to help make that happen. Working for Porirua City is an

Porirua City Council is rejuvenating and expanding to prepare for its future growth and continue to develop a resilient, liveable city for our future generations.

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What you need to do now

Come and join our dynamic Events team and be part of our welcoming and engaging environment. Please contact Helen Brookes on 237 1517 for more information.

Applications need to be received via our Careers Portal by Sunday 21 August 2022

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: HFAI25102

Location: Porirua

Closing Date: Sunday, 21 August 2022