Porirua City is at the orange setting of the traffic lights protection framework. This means some changes to the way we work and live, as protections are in place to help minimise the spread of Covid-19 in the community. Find out more
Porirua City is well serviced by local transport. You can get here by train and travel around the city by bus or taxi.
Trains: Metlink, phone 0800 801 700
Buses: Metlink, phone 0800 801 700
Taxis: Porirua Taxis, phone (04) 237 6099 or 0800 237 6099
Porirua City is working with the New Zealand Transport Agency to make our cycleways safer and more user-friendly with the multi-million dollar Urban Cycleways Programme. Find out more about commuting cycling here
Our cycle paths provide picturesque experiences – cruise alongside the harbour, pedal past paddocks, bike on tree-lined paths, or tour through town by Porirua stream. Find out more.
Looking for a parking space in Porirua, or need to pay parking fine? - find out more
Porirua is handy for Cook Strait ferries, intercity coach and rail services. You can also hire vehicles and campervans.
Rail: KiwiRail Scenic Journeys
Vehicle rental: Piggypackers