in Ashburton District of Canterbury, New Zealand

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-43.898 and 171.730 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -43° 53' 54" and E 171° 43' 48"
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: 05:07 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:08 am and 5:02 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
43.687 and -8.041 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2024-06-22 08:14:24

Explore Ashburton

Ashburton in Ashburton District (Canterbury) with it's 30,100 inhabitants is a city in New Zealand about 238 mi (or 383 km) south-west of Wellington, the country's capital.

Local time in Ashburton is now 05:07 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Ashburton, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in New Zealand is Ashburton Aerodrome in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Christchurch, Greymouth, Dunedin, Richmond and Nelson. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 9°C / 48 °F

Morning Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Evening Temperature 7°C / 45 °F
Night Temperature 7°C / 44 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 59%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 93% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Sunday, 23rd of June 2024

10°C (50 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 24th of June 2024

9°C (49 °F)
8°C (47 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 25th of June 2024

10°C (50 °F)
8°C (47 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Bella Vista Motel Ashburton

1,7 mi
469 West Street
7700 Ashburton
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Coronation Park

1,5 mi
780 East Street
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Commodore Motor Lodge

1,7 mi
814-816 East St
7700 Ashburton
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Hotel Ashburton

1,8 mi
11-35 Racecourse Road
7740 Ashburton
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


1,1 mi
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin:
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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Adventures of a Teddy - Travelling New Zealand 2015

Published: February 07, 2015
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Rating: 0 of 5
Author: SyNc^23

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RWC 2011 Roadshow from Ashburton - 08 July 2011

Published: July 12, 2011
Length: 45:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: nz2011office

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Published: May 22, 2013
Length: 34:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Health Careers In Ashburton, New Zealand

Published: February 07, 2008
Length: 04:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: AshburtonHealthJobs

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Renovating Charlie's Room

Published: May 25, 2012
Length: 45:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nic Green

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All The Things You Are (Not)

Published: June 05, 2012
Length: 00:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Published: December 22, 2010
Length: 16:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Lifestylemotorhomes

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Published: April 17, 2014
Length: 04:55 min
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Canterbury Fire Combat Challenge Helmet Cam

Published: September 27, 2014
Length: 08:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: zoomvideo100

Canterbury Fire Combat Challenge in Ashburton. Footage from a go pro attached to Fire Fighters Helmet.

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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.

Tinwald, New Zealand

Tinwald is a town in Canterbury, New Zealand, now little more than a suburb of Ashburton. It lies to the south of the larger town, separated from it by the Ashburton River. The town was named after Tynwald, the parliament of the Isle of Man. Prominent former citizens of Tinwald include William Massey, who was Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1912 to 1925.

Located at -43.9167, 171.717 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ashburton District, Populated places in New Zealand


3ZE or as it became known 92.5 3ZE FM was a local radio station that operated in Ashburton, New Zealand. The station was originally launched on 873AM frequency as an independently operated station then after being sold by Radio New Zealand's when the Government divested itself of its commercial radio stations became part of the Community Radio Network. The station added an FM frequency which improved reception and suited the inclusion of a significant amount of music within its programme.

Located at -43.9061, 171.747 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Radio stations in New Zealand

Ashburton College

Ashburton College is a state coeducational secondary school located in Ashburton, New Zealand. It opened in 1965 following the merger of two Ashburton secondary schools: Ashburton High School and Hakatere College. Serving Years 9 to 13, Ashburton College has a roll of 1148 students as of November 2012.

Located at -43.8921, 171.751 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Secondary schools in New Zealand, Schools in the Canterbury Region

Ashburton Domain

Ashburton Domain is a cricket ground in Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand. The first recorded match on the ground came when Ashburton Country played the touring Tasmania team in 1884. The ground later held its first major match when Canterbury played Otago in the 1980/81 Shell Cup. Three further List A matches have been held on the ground, the last of which saw Canterbury play Central Districts in the 1988/89 Shell Cup.

Located at -43.8979, 171.749 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cricket grounds in New Zealand, Sports venues in the Canterbury Region

Districts of the same city

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
ASG, Distretto di Ashburton, アシュバートン, 애슈버턴, Ashburton på New Zealand, ضلع ایشبرٹن, Ашбертон