Pātaka Art + Museum

Pātaka Art + Museum, has become the cultural heart of Porirua City, only a 5-minute walk from The Post Hotel, has developed a reputation for showcasing the best in contemporary Māori and Pacific Arts, as well as contemporary New Zealand, Asian and international arts & culture. Open Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm and Sun: 11am-4.30pm


Although the factory is not currently doing tours, please feel free to wander around with a peanut slab in hand of where the heart and home of the famous Whittakers since 1969 continues to grow. Fun fact, The Post Hotel building was also established this same year!

New Zealand Police Museum

The New Zealand Police Museum showcases the policing methods of past, present and future and also takes visitors up close to the outstanding events in New Zealand’s social and political history. Located on the Royal New Zealand Police College in Porirua, only 2.4km from The Post Hotel, makes this a great activity.

The Museum exhibits a large collection of Police history as well as information on actual criminal cases. New Zealand Police Museum provides informative education programs for all ages. Open 10am-5pm daily



Te Rauparaha Arena is not FREE to anyone, unless you are a guest of The Post Hotel of course. With only a 2-minute walk across the road, you come to swimming pools, spa’s and a fitness center for you to enjoy. Open Mon-Fri 5.30am-9.30pm and Sat-Sun 8am-7pm


Get Fixed Bicycle Cafè

GET FIXED is an awesome locally run and operated Cafe on the waterfront and your one stop Bike shop. Mention that you are a guest of The Post Hotel and get one FREE hour of bike hire to tour Porirua’s diverse range of offerings.

Open Mon-Thur 8.30am-2pm, Fri 9.30am-2pm and Sat-Sun 9am-3pm

North City Shopping Mall

North City Shopping Mall is one of the largest and most popular shopping destinations in the Wellington Region and is just 300 meters away from The Post Hotel. This mall has a huge array of shopping and dining choices, such as, Farmers, Cotton On, Kmart and plenty more.

Open Mon-Sat 9am-6pm and Sun 10am-6pm