Paekakariki is a township in the Kapiti Coast District in the
south-western North Island of New Zealand. The town's name in Maori
means "perching place of the kakariki (green parrot)"
Paekakariki is 22km north of Porirua and is 45km north-east of
Wellington, New Zealand's capital city.
Paekakariki is nestled aside State Highway 1 as you head
north-east of Wellington.
You can get to Paekakariki Beach via the Metlink train