in Auckland of Auckland, New Zealand

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
  • Westhaven Boat Harbor (marina, (17 mi)
  • Auckland Zoo (zoo, (15 mi)
  • Butterfly Creek (amusement park, (18 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-36.950 and 174.467 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -36° 57' 0" and E 174° 28' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - NZD
Spoken languages:
English, Maori
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:55 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:26 am and 5:31 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
36.922 and -5.543 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Puerto Serrano
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for New Zealand in Australia and New Zealand

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to New Zealand.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning New Zealand. Last Update: 2024-07-24 07:55:55

Discover Piha

Piha in Auckland (Auckland) is a city in New Zealand about 300 mi (or 483 km) north of Wellington, the country's capital city.

Local time in Piha is now 06:55 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Piha, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in New Zealand is Auckland International Airport in a distance of 18 mi (or 30 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

We discovered 3 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Auckland, Hamilton, Whangarei, Tauranga and Rotorua. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 15°C / 59 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Evening Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Night Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 74%
Air Pressure 1023 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 28% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Friday, 26th of July 2024

14°C (57 °F)
10°C (49 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Saturday, 27th of July 2024

14°C (57 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Sunday, 28th of July 2024

14°C (57 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Lone Kauri Lodge Karekare

2,6 mi
4 La Trobe Track
0772 Karekare
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Piha Surf Beach NZ Aerial Drone

Published: February 05, 2014
Length: 56:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Matt Jenke

BUSHTUCKER PRODUCTIONS.com Montage of Piha surf filmed in the last couple of days Filmed with: GoPro Hero 3+ DJI Phantom 2 zenmuse Fatshark FPV.

Piha Gorge 2012

Published: December 19, 2012
Length: 56:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mike Cochrane

Glen Esk carpark , up Home Track, down Centennial Track to Black Rock Dam. Down Piha Gorge to Piha Valley track and back to the car. Just under 6km and 3hrs including stopping at the dam...

Piha Bar 29th September 2010

Published: January 07, 2011
Length: 12:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: pihasurfschool

http://www.pihasurfschool.com/ Surfing Piha Bar at Piha Beach on the 29 September 2010.

Piha Beach New Zealand

Published: January 17, 2010
Length: 23:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: newzealandbeaches

One of the most well known beaches in New Zealand is Piha. Minutes from Auckland, the biggest city in the country, this great beach is both beautiful and dangerous! Lifeguards do a great...

Canyoning-Piha Valley, New Zealand

Published: January 06, 2013
Length: 32:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Joe Hottinger

Felt like doing something cool to celebrate the last day of 2012! Please comment rate and subscribe! I dont have any yet :(

Piha 2015 03 22

Published: March 22, 2015
Length: 34:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ithomash

Surfing at Piha, north beach.

Piha, New Zealand - The Zen and Tane Show.

Published: May 28, 2011
Length: 58:05 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: pihasurfschool

The Wallis brothers at 16 and 19 thrashing about on their home turf. Also by Piha Surf School: Piha Bar January 2011.

Surf boats Piha 2008

Published: April 12, 2010
Length: 46:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: nzSalty

Surf boats Piha 2008.

Billabong Grom Series Piha 2013 (www.surf-devil.com)

Published: April 05, 2013
Length: 56:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: www.Surf-Devil.com

Highlights from the Final event of the Billabong Grom Series presented by Oceanbridge. Series winner's video to drop shortly.... For the full write up check out surfingnz.co.nz/butler_outclasses_o...

Piha, New Zealand. - Global Media Pro Surf Team Zen and Tane Wallis at the 2012 Surfing Nationals.

Published: January 31, 2012
Length: 57:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: pihasurfschool

Zen and Tane Wallis surfing highlights at the 2012 Surfing Nationals held at Piha, New Zealand Video by Shoot-Edit-Video.co.nz.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Piha is a northern New Zealand coastal settlement with a population of about 600. It is one of the most popular beaches in the area and a major day-trip destination for Aucklanders throughout the year, although especially so in summer.

Located at -36.954, 174.471 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of the Auckland Region, Beaches of Auckland, Surfing locations in New Zealand, Visitor attractions in the Auckland Region

Karekare, New Zealand

Karekare is a small coastal settlement in northern New Zealand, where the Waitakere Ranges descend into a large black sand surf beach.

Located at -36.9861, 174.48 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Coastline of New Zealand, Geography of the Auckland Region, Double-named places in New Zealand, Visitor attractions in the Auckland Region, Beaches of Auckland


Anawhata is a beach on the coast of New Zealand west of Auckland.

Located at -36.9208, 174.455 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of the Auckland Region, Coastline of New Zealand

Kitekite Falls

Kitekite Falls (also called Kitakita Falls) is a scenic 3-tiered waterfall near Auckland, New Zealand. The falls drop a total of 40 metres . From the lookout on Kitekite track the falls appear even higher because there is white water running over rocks into a small pool from the upper swimming hole, then falling down into a large pool, then falling to a small pool before beginning an almost vertical descent in the final 3-tiers, making the total height closer to 80 metres .

Located at -36.9613, 174.489 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Waterfalls of New Zealand, Visitor attractions in the Auckland Region, Geography of the Auckland Region

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