Street Art Explorer!

Porirua City has lots of beautiful street art, to help brighten up the city! For the month of October, explore the amazing street art with our handy booklet and earn a free pool pass.

Street Art Explorer!

Explore the amazing street art around Porirua during October and earn free swim passes to Arena Aquatics!
To participate, collect the handy Street Art Explorer book and crayon from the Council front counter, or any Porirua City library.


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Pick up the Booklet from

  • Council front counter
  • Any Porirua City library


Find three murals, and win a swim

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Once you have visited at least three murals and transferred the tile rubbings into this book, you have earned a reward!

For each question, look at the mural to find your answer, and then with a pencil or crayon, do the matching rubbing on the empty space in your book and see if what’s revealed matches your answer. Once you’ve collected a total of 3 rubbings, you have earned a reward! Collect it then, or do more rubbings and level up for more rewards!
Many of the murals are by roads, so please take care if crossing and be safe.
To find out where the murals are, download the booklet, or pick it up from Council front counter or any Porirua City library.


3 correct rubbing tiles: 1x Child Swim Pass
5 correct rubbing tiles: 2x Child Swim Passes
10 correct rubbing tiles: 3x Child Swim Passes
15+ correct rubbing tiles: 1x Family Swim Pass


To redeem your reward please complete the Mural Record page at the end of the book. Then take your book to Te Rauparaha Arena reception by 31 October 2022. They will issue you with your FREE Arena Aquatics swim pass reward. Happy exploring!



crayon, 2022, street art campaign

Find a mural in your local area

Pukerua Bay | Plimmerton | Whitby | Ascot Park | Waitangirua | Cannons Creek | Rānui | Aotea | Kenepuru | Elsdon | Takapūwāhia | Titahi Bay | Porirua City


Pukerua Bay Village

No. 1, Accents of Angels, Street Art Muri Train Station

1 | Accents of Angels
Muri Train Station

End of Muri Rd, Pukerua Bay
Parking: On street parking Muri Rd
Public Transport: No public transport

Artist: Bruce Freestone


No. 2 sound and vision, street art

2 | Sound and Vision
Chorus Cabinet

Cnr Wairaka Rd & Rawhiti Rd, Pukerua Bay
Parking: Wairaka Rd and Rawhiti Rd
Public Transport: Train to Pukerua Bay Station

Artist: Bruce Freestone


Plimmerton Village

No. 3 christmas day 1927

3 | Christmas Day 1927
Plimmerton Beach public toilets

Cnr South Beach Rd and Steyne Ave, Plimmerton
Parking: Steyne Avenue, Plimmerton
Public Transport: Plimmerton Station | Bus 444


Whitby Village

No. 5 the birds are gathering, street art

4 | The Birds are Gathering
Chorus Cabinet

Cnr Joseph Banks Dr & Navigation Dr
Parking: Joseph Banks Dr
Public Transport: Bus 236

Artist: Margaret Tolland


Ascot Park

No 6, warspite ave cabinet art

5 | Turtles
Chorus Cabinet

Cnr Warspite Ave and Desert Gold St
Parking: Warspite Ave
Public Transport: Bus 220, 230

Artist: Nina Nimarota


Waitangirua Village

No. 7 Waitangirua Mall mural

6 | University on the Hill
Wellington Electricity sub station

Cnr Niagara St and Loongana St
Parking: Waitangirua Mall car park
Public Transport: Bus N6, 220

Artists: Jack Kirifi, Moses Viliamu, Ruth Robertson-Taylor


Cannons Creek Village

No 8. legacy of champions, street art

7 | Legacy of Champions
Bedford St mural

Cnr Bedford St and Mungavin Ave
Parking: Bedford St
Public Transport: Bus 220, 226

Artists: Gus Hunter, Ernest Sami, Ruby Sei, Zac Mateo, Jack Kirifi, Moses Viliamu


Rānui Village

No 9, fire station, mungavin ave mural

8 | Mungavin Ave Art
Fire Station fence

Cnr Mungavin Ave and Awatea St
Parking: Awatea Street
Public Transport: Bus 226


Aotea Village

Whale, mural, 2022

9 | Mana Island
Chorus Cabinet

Cnr Aotea Dr and Baxter Rise
Parking: Aotea Drive
Public Transport: Bus 230

Artist: David Marshall


Kenepuru Village

No 11, allyway

10 | Eel
Alleyway

Cnr Kenepuru Dr and Ambulance Dr
Walk along the harbourside pathway
Public Transport: Bus 60, 60e, N6. Kenepuru Station


Elsdon Village

No 14, Hukatai Street playground, aspire

11 | Manaakitanga, A'o, Ngakau and Aspire
Hukatai St

Hukatai St playground
Parking: On street parking along Hukatai St
Public Transport: Bus N6

Artists: 2019 Mana College students and artist Chris Barrand


Takapūwāhia Village

No 15, te hiko street bus stop art

12 | Bus stop art
Te Hiko St

Te Hiko St, next to Ora Toa Medical Centre
Parking: On street parking along Hukatai St
Public Transport: Bus 226


Titahi Bay Village

No 16, kura street bus stop, titahi bay mural

13 | Bus stop art
Kura St

Bus shelter in Kura Street, Titahi Bay
Parking: On street parking along Kura St
Public Transport: Bus 220


No 17, Whitehouse Road, hairdresser, murals

14 | Colours of the Bay
Whitehouse Rd Shops

15 Whitehouse Rd
Parking: Whitehouse Rd Shops car park
Public Transport: Bus 210, 220

Artist: Xoё Hall


Te pene ave, street art mural

15 | Titahi Bay Fish Supply
Te Pene Ave

7 Te Pene Ave
Parking: Whitehouse Rd shops car park
Public Transport: Bus 210, 220


No. 20, Vella Street, Titahi Bay, mural, street art

16 | 100,000 years ago
Vella St public toilets

Vella St, Titahi Bay
Parking: On street parking along Lambley Rd
Public Transport: Bus 220

Artists: Ruth Robertson and Tracy Waters


Porirua City Centre

Ferry Place Mural 2022

17 | Porirua’s 50 years
Cobham Court

Between 10 Cobham Court & Ferry Place
Parking: Cobham Court
Public Transport: Porirua Train Station.
Bus 60e, 210, 220, 226, 230

Artists: Chloe Reweti and Ruth Robertson-Taylor


No 22 Hartham place mural

18 | Te Whetū / The Star
Ferry Pl

Ferry Place
Parking: Cobham Court
Public Transport: Porirua Train Station.
Bus: 60e, 210, 220, 226, 230

Artists: Gina Kiel, Miriama Davidson, Xoё Hall


Ferry Place, 1 mural 2022

20 | PARI-RUA / Two Tides
Ferry Pl

Ferry Place
Parking: Cobham Court
Public Transport: Porirua Train Station
Bus 60e, 210, 220, 226, 230

Artists: Gina Kiel, Miriama Davidson, Xoё Hall


Train station mural 2022

21 | Maara Roa
Porirua Station

Porirua Train Station, Station Rd
Parking: Cobham Court, Park & Ride or on street parking
Public Transport: Porirua Station
Bus 60e, 210, 220, 226, 230

Artist: Xoё Hall and Sue Smales