About Porirua

Porirua is a city in the Wellington Region of New Zealand, immediately north of the city of Wellington, with their central business districts 20 km apart.

A large proportion of the population commutes to Wellington, so it may be considered a satellite city. It almost completely surrounds Porirua Harbour at the southern end of the Kapiti Coast. The eastern (Pauatahanui) inlet of the harbour is notable for its world-class estuarine values.

The population at the June 2011 estimate was 52,500.

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Porirua City Council

Our Porirua

Pataka - Museum of Arts and Culture

Porirua Library

Porirua50 (History)

 
 
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