Porirua's natural, cultural and historic heritage

"In this great future you can't forget your past."

- Bob Marley.

Brief History of Porirua

  • Pre 1840
  • Post 1840
  • Featured sites

Natural heritage of Porirua

  • History of Porirua's ecology
  • Porirua's ecology today
  • Enjoying Porirua's natural heritage
  • What you can do

Civic History of Porirua

  • Governance structures
  • Members of Councils
  • Former Mayors of Porirua
  • Coat of Arms
  • Porirua City flags
  • Video - History of Porirua (YouTube, 13.47 mins)

Cemeteries of Porirua

  • Porirua Cemetery
  • Whenua Tapu Cemetery
  • Battle Hill Burial Ground
  • Pauatahanui Public Burial Ground and Heritage Roses
  • St Alban's Church
  • St Joseph's Church