About Porirua/Wellington and accommodation

Te Rauparaha Arena is in the Porirua City Centre.  It’s readily accessible and easy to get around, whether flying in, driving, or travelling by bus. Self-drive from the airport is the most popular option. The Wellington International Airport services flights from throughout New Zealand and Internationally from both Australia and Asia.

As Porirua is only a 20 minute drive along the motorway from Wellington CBD, you can look at Hotel options in Wellington or Motel options in the Porirua and Mana area.

International visitors


There are direct flights into Wellington from Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane on Air New Zealand, Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin. All car rental companies are well represented at the Wellington International Airport and you can hire a vehicle on a full Australian Driver’s Licence.


From Asia, Singapore Airlines fly into Wellington.  All other international airlines fly into Auckland and there are same day connections to Wellington.

More information

Visit the Porirua City Website or the Discover Wellington website for more information.