Things to do

There are so many things to do here in Porirua City – where should we start? Let’s take a look at some of the options.

Harbour's Edge Pop Up

New to the neighbourhood is the Harbour’s Edge Pop Up! Come and say hi.

Splash Pad

Check out our new Splash Pad at Aotea Lagoon. It's a splashing good time for everyone!

Pātaka Art + Museum

Porirua is an artistic and cultural powerhouse and Pātaka Art + Museum is the jewel in Porirua’s cultural crown.

Library

No matter where you’re based in Porirua there is a library near you that offers a full range of books, and other materials.

Markets

Whether you love tasty eats, fresh veggies, or artisan delights Porirua City has a market for everybody.

Eat

Here in Porirua City, we are spoilt for choice for food to love! From food truck treats at our night markets to fantastic café fare in each village.

Shop

Porirua City is a great place to shop – complete with free parking!

Gear Homestead

Visit Gear Homestead for lunch and high tea and enjoy the elegant features and views.

Adrenalin Forest

Porirua City is home to the lower North Island’s only outdoor adventure park – Adrenalin Forest.

Bowling

If you’re keen on bowling, join us here in Porirua City.

Go-karts

Get a taste of how the world’s best Formula One racers started their journey – on go-karts!

Golf

Porirua City has three golf courses ‘designed by nature’ that showcase our incredible environment.

Mini-golf

Yo ho ho me hearties, avast ye – come to Porirua City to play mini-golf “Porirua Pirate”-style.

Horse riding

Luscious green pastures and sumptuous bush surround Porirua City providing ample space for horse riding.

Local artists

If you are an art lover Porirua City is the place for you.