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Gear Homestead

Gear Eatery and Bar - now open!

Gear Homestead is Porirua's gem

From its ornately worked porches and flowing lawns, the view of Porirua’s sparkling twin harbours is breathtaking

Nestled among the rose gardens and flowering shrubs, protected from the winds by a magnificent stand of historic pines, Gear Homestead is an unforgettable pictureBuilt in 1882 by the pioneer business magnate, James Gear, the Homestead offers an unrivalled blend of elegance, history, privacy and practicality.  

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Whether you’re stopping by for brunch, lunch, or simply a catch-up drink accompanied by bar snacks, you’re sure to find something that meets your needs. The burger range, in particular, looks tempting, covering vegan, fish, and plenty of other choices. And of course, you’d do well to check out the onsite Italian pizzeria and ice-cream parlour too.


Historic homestead shifts gear

A new bar and eatery is set to open at the iconic venue. Porirua’s historic Gear Homestead is changing things up.

27 Apr 2021

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