Pataka Art + Museum

PATAKA Art + Museum in Porirua celebrates the very best of Māori, Pacific and New Zealand art and history.

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PATAKA celebrates the very best of Māori, Pacific and New Zealand art and history. We are passionate about our community and are committed to providing a welcoming, exciting and inspiring place to visit.

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PATAKA has five main galleries with more than 10 major exhibitions annually, offering a range of cutting edge, inspiring and informative exhibitions. PATAKA's main galleries promote our stories and offer the opportunity to experience the art and heritage of many cultures.

Enjoy a coffee at the cafe while relaxing beside our Japanese garden. Be inspired, stimulate your creativity or let us tempt you with a gift from our shop.


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Physical address

Pataka Art + Museum, Cnr Norrie and Parumoana Street, Porirua City, Porirua, Wellington, 5022, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Weekdays: 10am–5:00pm, Saturday: 10am–5:00pm, Sunday: 11am–4:30pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to town:
In the Porirua City Centre

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