The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Wellington Provincial District]
Paremata. — Paremata
Paremata is sixteen miles by rail from Wellington, and is situated on the seashore. The bay abounds with fish, and fully twenty men find employment in the fishing industry. Large quantities are cured and sent to the Wellington and Sydney markets. There is no telegraph office, and the nearest telephone bureau is at Porirua—three mails away. Mails for Paremata close at Wellington daily at 6 a.m., arriving at Paremata at 8 a.m. The return mail closes at Paremata daily at 5 p.m., arriving at Wellington at 10.5 p.m.