Single-tier: One Wellington Council with 27 to 29 councillors plus a mayor. Porirua would contribute four councillors.
Two-tier: A Wellington Council with 19 to 21 councillors plus a mayor. Porirua would contribute three councillors. Local boards would have nine members and a chairperson for each ward: Porirua, Kapiti Coast, Central, North and South Wellington, Lower and Upper Hutt, and possibly Wairarapa.