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Te Rauparaha Arena

Porirua is home to one of the region’s premier indoor arenas – Te Rauparaha Arena.

Situated right in the heart of Porirua City, Te Rauparaha Arena encompasses Dash Swim School, Arena aquatics, Cannons Creek pool, Arena fitness, Arena activities, Events and the venues - two indoor stadium spaces, meeting rooms, a lecture-style theatre,  café and pool complex.

Swimming Pools

We've got everything you need for fun & fitness – Leisure pool, toddlers pool, wave machine, inflatables, hydroslide, lazy river, lanes, spas, a sauna and a steam room. There's a height restriction of 1.3 metres if going down alone, but no height restriction for kids accompanied by an adult. 

Click here to find out more about entry fees.

Good times on the Arena Aquatic Centre slide


We've got something for everyone here at Te Rauparaha Arena – from Kindy Gym for our tamariki to trips and adventures for our older friends. Pickleball, Preschool Gym, HeHa Porirua and Aquarobics. Find out more about activities at the Arena here.

Fun at kindy gym


Check out the public events that are happening at Te Rauparaha Arena, the Aquatic Centre and our other venues.

Check out the latest events here


Te Rauparaha Arena has spaces for hire to accommodate large and small events:

  • Mana Community Grants Foundation Stadium, holding up to 2,000 people for sports events, 3,000 people for concerts, 1,500 people for banquets or 420 exhibition booths
  • NZCT Stadium, holding up to 80 people for sports events, 500 people for concerts, 300 people for banquets,  or 140 exhibition booths 
  • two meeting rooms, each holding up to 40 people 
  • More FM Dance Studio, seating up to 80 people.

Location and Contact

Phone +64 4 237 1521
Address 17 Parumoana St, Porirua 5024

Visit Te Rauparaha Arena website to find out more information

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