Porirua
in Porirua City of Wellington, New Zealand

Location Summary
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: 12:10 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:38 am and 4:59 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
41.126 and -5.184 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Cantalapiedra
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for New Zealand in Australia and New Zealand

Safety Score: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to New Zealand.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning New Zealand. Last Update: 2020-06-03 07:22:25

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 12:10 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 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: 13°C / 55 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Evening Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 84%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 74% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 4th of June 2020

13°C (56 °F)
10°C (51 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 5th of June 2020

8°C (47 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 6th of June 2020

12°C (53 °F)
8°C (47 °F)
Light rain, calm, few clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Fernhill Motor Lodge

Address
5,8 mi
17-19 Pharazyn Street
6009 Lower Hutt
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Boulcott Lodge

Address
6,0 mi
615 High Street
5010 Lower Hutt
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Spinnaker Motel

Address
3,4 mi
S cnr of Gray Rd and State Hwy 1
5026 Plimmerton
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Champers Motor Inn

Address
5,8 mi
6-10 Pharazyn Street
5010 Lower Hutt
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Abbeycourt Motel

Address
5,8 mi
7 Pharazyn Street
Lower Hutt
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Motel 22

Address
5,8 mi
22 Pharazyn Street
5010 Lower Hutt
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Quality Inn Angus

Address
6,1 mi
5 Cornwall Street Lower Hutt
5040 Wellington
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Green Gables Motel

Address
6,0 mi
560 High Street, Boulcott
5010 Lower Hutt
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Asure Bucket Tree Lodge

Address
3,7 mi
1 Boscobel Lane
5028 Tawa
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


FERNHILL MOTOR LODGE

Address
5,8 mi
17 - 19 PHARAZYN STREET WELLINGTON
5010 LOWER HUTT
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

A Day In The Life of Porirua City - Council and Community

Published: December 10, 2012
Length: 19:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Porirua City Council

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)

Published: December 14, 2010
Length: 26:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Porirua City Council

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

Published: December 14, 2014
Length: 46:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Temu T

victorychurchporirua Youth preachers for Thursday night Brothers Christopher Tauira and Jayvan Upton. 11-12-2014.


Victory Church Porirua

Published: December 09, 2014
Length: 31:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Temu T

victorychurchporirua Thursday night church service, warm up before testimonies and preaching by our youths.


Ja 1271 Family Express steam train Porirua 30 Nov 2014

Published: December 06, 2014
Length: 22:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: vert999

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

Published: October 27, 2014
Length: 03:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Temu T

victorychurchporirua Thomas Temu and Jay Upton singing their testimony, youth service labour weekend.


Porirua Railway Station Upgrade wins 'Golden Foot Award'

Published: March 01, 2012
Length: 46:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Porirua City Council

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

Published: March 12, 2013
Length: 58:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TheSkateWolfpack

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

Published: May 22, 2011
Length: 13:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: spearsniper

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

Published: November 03, 2014
Length: 14:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Porirua City Council

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

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.

Located at -41.1333, 174.85 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Main urban areas in New Zealand, Porirua, Populated places in New Zealand, New Zealand Organisations With Coats of Arms

Paremata

Paremata is a suburb of Porirua, on the Tasman Sea coast to the north of Wellington, New Zealand.

Located at -41.1167, 174.867 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Suburbs of Porirua, Paremata

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.

Located at -41.1204, 174.86 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Law enforcement in New Zealand, Buildings and structures in Porirua, Vocational education in New Zealand, Education in the Wellington Region

Aotea College

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.

Located at -41.1254, 174.855 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1978, Secondary schools in the Wellington Region, Schools in Porirua

Aotea Lagoon

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.

Located at -41.12, 174.857 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lagoons of New Zealand, Porirua, Geography of the Wellington Region, Parks in the Wellington Region

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.

Located at -41.1497, 174.839 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in New Zealand, Rail transport in Wellington, Railway stations opened in 1963, Buildings and structures in Porirua

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.

Located at -41.1404, 174.839 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1968, Roman Catholic secondary schools in the Wellington Region, Schools in Porirua

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.

Located at -41.1326, 174.838 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Indoor arenas in New Zealand, Netball venues in New Zealand, Sports venues in Porirua

Porirua Park

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.

Located at -41.1447, 174.857 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Association football venues in New Zealand, Sports venues in Porirua, Multi-purpose stadiums in New Zealand

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.

Located at -41.1376, 174.843 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in New Zealand, Rail transport in Wellington, Buildings and structures in Porirua, Railway stations opened in 1885

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Porirua.

Other districts

These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Porirua.

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
პორირუა, 포리루아, Порируа, 波里魯阿