Aotea – Local Attractions & Amenities
Located just 2o minutes north of Wellington CBD and only a few more minutes away from the picturesque and sunny Kapiti Coast, Aotea is fast becoming a place where work and home life balance come hand in hand. Aotea has the best of both worlds being situated conveniently near Wellington’s bustling cultural, dining and shopping experiences and Porirua’s family friendly environment and warmer climate, all at a more relaxed pace.
Residents in Aotea have the luxury of not only having their own recreational facilities on the doorstep, but can have the choice to venture a little further to partake in the many other activities located in and around the area.
Families can enjoy numerous reserves, walkways, cycleways, parks and playgrounds, not to mention sports on the harbour and inlet and the 54kms of coastline. Beaches cater for all activities whether it be, surfing, swimming, windsurfing, rock-hopping or use of the four boating clubs and Marina for those that take pleasure in boating.
For the shopaholics, theres North City Shopping Centre and the MegaCentre and for those that are more culturally or sports inspired, there is the Te Rauparaha Arena, Pataka Museum of Arts and Cultures, Arena Aquatic and Arena fitness Centres.
Transport need not be a problem at Aotea – you are only minutes away from access to SH1 taking you both north and south, the surburban train service and buses which, for your convenience, run through the subdivision. Cook Strait Ferries to the South Island are only 20 minutes away and Wellington Domestic and International Airport is but a 27 minute drive.
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