Porirua is a city in the Wellington Region of the North Island of New Zealand, and one of the four cities that constitute the Wellington metropolitan area. It almost completely surrounds Porirua Harbour at the southern end of the Kapiti Coast. Pauatahanui Inlet, the eastern inlet of the harbour, is notable for its world-class estuarine values. The population as of June 2017 was 55,900.
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High excitement, stomach churning and a great confidence builder. Test your skills by taking on an Adrenalin Forest obstacle course. We have 7 great courses which progress you into the trees. Starting from 1m off the ground up to 31m in the canopy. Each course has a range of various challenges that build in height and difficulty as you progress. We have bridges, Nets to cross, barrels, swings and of course the most fun of all… Flying Foxes. Only 20 mins from the CBD and nestled in amongst 50 year old pine trees with fantastic views of the Porirua Harbour it is a great place to spend the day.
The Royal New Zealand Police College (RNZPC) is the central training institution for police recruits and police officers in New Zealand. It is located at Papakowhai, approximately 2 km north of Porirua City. Recruits at the college undergo a rigorous five-month training course. There are around six intakes (called "wings") of recruits admitted each year. Wings consist of 40 to 100 recruits. Trainees are taught a variety of skills relating to police vehicle use, firearms use, forensic techniques, negotiation and cultural awareness. Successful graduates become probationary constables for a period of two years. As well as ongoing officer training, the RNZPC hosts other non-police related courses, conferences and events. The college is also home to the New Zealand Police Museum, and the Police Information & Communications Technology Service Centre (where information technology for the whole of Police is managed). The Memorial Building has a wall covered with plaques dedicated to New Zealand Police Officers killed on duty. The college was opened by HRH Prince Charles on April 1, 1981. Prior to this, the facility was based at Trentham Military Camp.
From SH1/Porirua: Take exit off SH1 toward Titahi Bay. Continue onto the ramp. At roundabout, take 3rd exit onto Titahi Bay Rd, approx. 2kms. Turn right onto Onepoto Rd. Site is on the right. Restrictions: Max. 3 vehicles per night. Max. vehicle length 7.5m. Designated area; be mindful not to obstruct other vehicles. Move on by request especially during special events. Max. 3 nights stay. Council reserves the right to open or close parking.Visit Onepoto Esplanade
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