in Opotiki District of Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -37.567 and 178.017 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -37° 34' 0" and E 178° 0' 59"
- 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: 06:35 AM (Friday)
- Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
- UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:23 am and 5:01 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 37.570 and -2.005 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- La Losilla
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to New Zealand.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning New Zealand. Last Update: 2020-07-02 07:21:21
Explore Cape Runaway
Cape Runaway in Opotiki District (Bay of Plenty) is located in New Zealand about 310 mi (or 498 km) north-east of Wellington, the country's capital.
Local time in Cape Runaway is now 06:35 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Cape Runaway. The closest airport in New Zealand is Whakatane Airport in a distance of 65 mi (or 105 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Opotiki, Gisborne, Whakatane, Tauranga and Rotorua. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 9°C / 49 °F
|Morning Temperature||9°C / 49 °F|
|Evening Temperature||9°C / 49 °F|
|Night Temperature||9°C / 49 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1018 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 81% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Friday, 3rd of July 2020
11°C (52 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.
Saturday, 4th of July 2020
12°C (53 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.
Sunday, 5th of July 2020
13°C (56 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Videos from this area
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Fishing at Cape Runaway
We had an excellent few hours catching snapper and blue cod. We kept smaller size snapper and returned larger ones as we were only after a feed. Big ones don't taste as good and are the...
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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.
Cape Runaway is the eastern extremity of the Bay of Plenty in New Zealand's North Island. It is located 90 kilometres northeast off Whakatane and 50 kilometres west of East Cape. The name Cape Runaway was bestowed by English mariner James Cook during his first voyage of discovery in 1769. It was so named after Māori in canoes who had approached Cooks' ship Endeavour in a hostile manner scurried off after a cannon shot was fired.
The Whangaparaoa River is a river of the Gisborne Region of New Zealand's North Island. It flows northwest from the Raukumara Range to reach the Whangaparaoa Bay, an indentation in the far east of the Bay of plenty, five kilometres south of Cape Runaway.