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Outdoor recreation park

The Porirua Outdoor Park development plan covers a 550 hectare area on the western hills.

Development plan for the city

The Porirua Outdoor Recreation Park development plan covers a 550 hectare area which includes areas managed by Porirua City Council; Spicer Botanical Park, Te Rahui o Rangituhi (formerly known as Colonial Knob Parklands), and Porirua Scenic Reserve, plus Spicer Forest, which is jointly managed by Porirua City Council and Wellington City Council, and Colonial Knob Scenic Reserve which is managed by the Department of Conservation (DoC).

The Plan looks at track and entry development, current and future recreational activities and landscape management. It will help to drive the detailed planning for the facilities and tracks that will be built over the next five years.

An advisory group will give feedback on the development plan and programme for the park, and provide assistance with detailed trail and facility planning and design.

Porirua Outdoor Recreation Park map