in Porirua City of Wellington, New Zealand
- Wellington International Airport (14 mi)
- Paraparaumu Airport (17 mi)
- Hood Airport (42 mi)
- Picton Aerodrome (49 mi)
- Woodbourne Airport (57 mi)
- Palmerston North Airport (69 mi)
- RNZAF Base Ohakea (70 mi)
- Wanganui Airport (81 mi)
- Christchurch International Airport (201 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -41.133 and 174.850 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -41° 7' 59" and E 174° 51' 0"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Dollar - NZD
- Spoken languages:
- English, Maori
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 08:59 AM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
- UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:28 am and 7:24 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 41.126 and -5.184 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to New Zealand.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning New Zealand. Last Update: 2023-03-25 08:16:39
Delve into Porirua
Porirua in Porirua City (Wellington) with it's 50,914 habitants is a city located in New Zealand a little north of Wellington, the country's capital town.
Current time in Porirua is now 08:59 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 13 hours. We know of 9 airports closer to Porirua, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in New Zealand is Wellington International Airport in a distance of 14 mi (or 22 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Wellington, Blenheim, Palmerston North, Nelson and Richmond. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 18°C / 64 °F
|Morning Temperature||17°C / 63 °F|
|Evening Temperature||16°C / 62 °F|
|Night Temperature||16°C / 61 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1012 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Fresh Breeze with 16 km/h (10 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 56% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Monday, 27th of March 2023
17°C (62 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Broken clouds, strong breeze.
Tuesday, 28th of March 2023
15°C (58 °F)
9°C (49 °F)
Light rain, strong breeze, overcast clouds.
Wednesday, 29th of March 2023
12°C (54 °F)
10°C (51 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Fernhill Motor Lodge
Champers Motor Inn
Quality Inn Angus
Green Gables Motel
Asure Bucket Tree Lodge
FERNHILL MOTOR LODGE
Videos from this area
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A Day In The Life of Porirua City - Council and Community
A video presenting a musical view of a day in the life of Porirua City, from the perspectives of the diverse roles within Porirua City Council and its varied residents and customers. #GigatownPorirua.
Porirua City Council - Villages Planning Programme Video (2010 LivCom Awards)
This is a video showcasing the Porirua City Villages Planning Programme presented to the 2010 LivCom Awards (Liveable Communities) by the Porirua City Council. The Awards are endorsed by the...
Victory Church Porirua
victorychurchporirua Youth preachers for Thursday night Brothers Christopher Tauira and Jayvan Upton. 11-12-2014.
Victory Church Porirua
victorychurchporirua Thursday night church service, warm up before testimonies and preaching by our youths.
Ja 1271 Family Express steam train Porirua 30 Nov 2014
Steam Incorporated's Ja 1271 steam loco hauling a special train, the Paekakariki Family Express, from Paekakariki to Wellington, seen here departing Porirua, New Zealand on 30 November 2014....
Victory Church Porirua
victorychurchporirua Thomas Temu and Jay Upton singing their testimony, youth service labour weekend.
Porirua Railway Station Upgrade wins 'Golden Foot Award'
This video shows the Mayor Nick Leggett and Wellington Regional Councillor Barbara Donaldson displaying the 'Golden Foot Award' for Best Walking Project, awarded to Porirua City Council by...
Jason - Doing his thing at Porirua
Jason - Currently 8 years old, Enjoys skating. Heroes are Ryan Sheckler, Rodney Mullen and Tony Hawk. There are a lot of good skate parks in Wellington, New Zealand. There is one with huge...
Adrenalin Forest Porirua
A collection of a few of the zip lines at the Porirua Adrenaline Forest park. Ranging from 8 meters to 25 meters up in the trees.
Porirua Canopies Makeover Day – 4 October 2014
Coverage of the community makeover of the Porirua city centre canopies on Saturday 4 October. Artificial turf, new seating, a stage, colourful tables and chairs, plants and colourful ribbons...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
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 inlet of the harbour is notable for its world-class estuarine values. The population at the June 2012 estimate was 52,900.
Paremata is a suburb of Porirua, on the Tasman Sea coast to the north of Wellington, New Zealand.
Royal New Zealand Police College
The Royal New Zealand Police College (RNZPC) is the central training institution for police recruits and police officers in New Zealand. It is located at Papakowhai, approximately 2 km north of Porirua City. Recruits at the college undergo a rigorous five-month training course. There are around six intakes (called "wings") of recruits admitted each year. Wings consist of 40 to 100 recruits.
Aotea College is a co-educational state secondary school in Porirua, Wellington, New Zealand, founded in 1978. The school newsletter, Te Karere, is published once a fortnight to keep families informed on school happenings.
Aotea Lagoon is an artificial lagoon surrounded by a 7 ha public park in the Papakowhai suburb of Porirua, North Island, New Zealand. Aotea and two nearby lagoons were created as transport links were realigned from the natural coastline to land reclaimed from Porirua Harbour.
Kenepuru Railway Station
Kenepuru Railway Station is on the North Island Main Trunk Railway (NIMT) in New Zealand, on Wellington's suburban rail network. It is double tracked, has a side platform layout on a curved section of the line, and is 16.16 km from Wellington Railway Station, the southern terminus of the NIMT. It is within walking distance of Kenepuru Hospital.
Bishop Viard College
Bishop Viard College, Also known as Viard College or BVC is a coeducational secondary school (years 7-13) located in Porirua, New Zealand. The college is now integrated into the state system under the Private Schools Conditional Integration Act 1975.
Te Rauparaha Arena
Te Rauparaha Arena is a multi-purpose indoor sports and entertainment centre in Porirua, New Zealand. The centre, which cost NZ$17.5 million to construct, was officially opened on 21 November 2008. The main stadium has a maximum capacity of 3,000, while a secondary stadium can hold another 500 people. The name of the venue was gifted by the Ngāti Toa iwi, acknowledging of one of their most famous leaders, Te Rauparaha.
Porirua Park is a multi-purpose sporting complex in Porirua, New Zealand. It currently serves as the home ground of rugby union club Northern United RFC and the Wellington Rugby League representative team, as well as the second home for Team Wellington of the New Zealand Football Championship. Porirua Park also has a Softball Field located at the western end of the park.
Porirua Railway Station
Porirua Railway Station is an important intermediate station in New Zealand on the Kapiti Line from Wellington and is part of Wellington's Metlink suburban rail network operated by Tranz Metro. The island platform urban railway station is on a double track section of the North Island Main Trunk which was opened in 1885, on the alignment of today's Down (southbound) line. There is subway access to Porirua city centre and bus stops serving the Porirua area.
These districts belong to Porirua.Other districts
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Porirua.Popular in vicinity
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Porirua.
Plimmerton › North: SH1, Plimmerton (source)
Linden › North: SH1 Tawa, Linden (source)
Paremata › South: SH1, Paremata (source)
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
პორირუა, 포리루아, Порируа, 波里魯阿