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

Pātaka Art + Museum 

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


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


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


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.


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.


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


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


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


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.