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  • Wellington to Tawa via SH1            17km / 22 mins

  • Porirua to Tawa                              5km / 9 mins

  • Paraparaumu to Tawa via SH1      36km / 29 mins

For timetables visit

  • Wellington to Tawa           15 mins by train

  • Porirua to Tawa                 7 mins by train

  • Paraparaumu to Tawa      41 mins by train

Tawa Valley Pathway – Ara Tawa is a 7.9 km cycling and walking path that follows the Porirua stream from Willowbank Reserve in Tawa to Porirua.

Metlink runs a corner-to-corner on-demand bus service in Tawa and Grenada North with no set routes or stops, use the app to schedule pick-ups and drop-offs.

Tawa has plenty of free parking in and around the town centres. Get our comprehensive parking map with all the essential information for a hassle-free visit to town.

Download below:

Or you can pick up a map in person from the following locations:

  • Tawa Community Centre

  • Tawa Library

  • Tawa Books and Post Shop

Taw Parking Maps
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