Click on the pdf below to download our Venues for hire brochure featuring info about each of our venues available for hire and other offerings (Gallery/exhibition tours, shop, Kaizen Cafe).
MONDAY - SATURDAY
Atrium/spine open from: 9am - 5.30pm
Galleries open from: 10am - 5pm
Atrium/spine open from: 9am - 4.30pm
Galleries open from: 11am - 4.30pm
CHRISTMAS/NEW YEARS Opening Hours for Pātaka and Porirua Library
Closed at 2:00pm Thursday 24 December 2020
Closed 25-28 December 2020
Open 29 December 2020 – 31 December 2021
Closed 1-4 January 2021
Normal opening hours resume Tuesday 5 January 2021
Park for up to 3 hours while you visit Te Rauparaha Arena, Porirua Library or Pātaka Art + Museum.
There are eight disabled car parks available. Display your mobility pass when you use these parks.
If you're coming for a big event, we might not have enough parks for everyone. There is free kerbside parking within a few minutes walk on Heriot Drive, Wi Neera Drive and Norrie Street. Most parks are for up to 2 hours, but please check the signs as parking is monitored. We are also only about 5 minutes walk from Porirua train station.
Pātaka is a smoke-free building in line with the SmokeFree Environments Act 1990. This is to prevent the detrimental effect of smoking on the health of people in an enclosed public space.
Public signage is featured throughout the building. Any violation of this policy could lead to patrons being removed from the premises.
All customers to Pātaka and the Porirua City Centre Library have free access to PoriruaFree wifi while in the building. Daily limits apply.
Cnr Parumoana & Norrie Streets
Porirua Wellington 5240
PO Box 50218
School visits are free for Porirua schools, or $2 per student for schools from outside Porirua.
+64 4 237 1511
School visit bookings
+64 4 237 3551
Venue Hire / Events
+64 4 237 4222