Porirua is a port city located only 15 minutes north of Wellington. It is home to New Zealand’s most important museum, Pataka.
Porirua is one of the most colorful communities in New Zealand, located in the north of Wellington; it is a short drive from Wellington. The local market started very early (5:30 in the morning) and was busy until almost noon. The food stall sells curries and grilled meats, stir-fried dishes, banana pancakes and many other Asian-Pacific cuisines.