Staff at our Kenepuru Science Centre are specialists in:
- analytical services
- communicable disease
- forensic science
- forensic toxicology
- information management
- population and environmental health
- public health surveillance
- workplace drug & alcohol testing
Getting to KSC:
A taxi from Wellington airport to KSC should cost around $75-$85.
A taxi from central Wellington to KSC should cost around $55-$65.
A taxi from the airport to the railway station should cost around $25-$30.
From the airport, take a bus to Wellington railway station. At the station, catch a WAIKANAE, PORIRUA or PLIMMERTON train on the Kapiti Line. Platforms are labelled with destination and departure times. Make sure you catch a train that is stopping at all stations after Takapu Road. Sit on the left side of the train if you can, so you can read the station signs (destinations). There are diagrams above the train exit doors showing the locations of all train-stops. Watch for LINDEN station - KENEPURU is the next one. Alight at Kenepuru, cross the bridge across Kenepuru Stream, and walk down the alleyway to the road. KSC is diagonally across the road to your left.
Travelling by car:
From Wellington, take the motorway north (State Highway One) to the Porirua turnoff. Turn left at the roundabout and cross the bridge. Over the bridge, take the left turn to Tawa at the roundabout into Kenepuru Drive. Drive south for about one kilometre, KSC is on your right just after the bowling sign. It is a white building surrounded by a metal security fence.
From north, take SH1 south to Wellington. Cross Paremata Bridge and go through the Paremata Roundabout. Continue south through the lights at Whitford Brown intersection. Take the second Porirua exit, turning right onto the roundabout at Mungavin Interchange. Change to the left lane and cross the bridge. Over the bridge, take the left turn to Tawa at the roundabout into Kenepuru Drive. Drive south for about one kilometre, KSC is on your right just after the bowling sign. It is a white building surrounded by a metal security fence.