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Wrapping around Onehunga Bay, Plimmerton is a quaint, coastal railway suburb home to around 2000 people.
Located north west of Wellington City, and 10 minutes from the heart of Porirua city, Plimmerton is a rural coastal suburb.
Plimmerton is just one of the many settlements established along the Wellington railway link in the 19th century.
The suburb is made up of a central township, industrial estate, flax swamp, numerous sheltered beaches and bays, scattered amongst rural farmland and rolling coastal hills.
Plimmerton is also home to a storage facility for the New Zealand Film Archive