in Ashburton District of Canterbury, New Zealand

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-43.750 and 172.017 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -43° 45' 0" and E 172° 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: 06:11 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:45 am and 7:27 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
43.710 and -7.982 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
San Andres de Teixido
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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: 2023-03-29 08:17:33

Discover Rakaia

Rakaia in Ashburton District (Canterbury) with it's 1,043 citizens is a place in New Zealand about 221 mi (or 355 km) south-west of Wellington, the country's capital city.

Current time in Rakaia is now 06:11 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 13 hours. We know of 8 airports near Rakaia, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in New Zealand is Ashburton Aerodrome in a distance of 15 mi (or 25 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

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

While being here, 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: 12°C / 54 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 47 °F
Evening Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Night Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 66%
Air Pressure 1020 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 97% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Friday, 31st of March 2023

16°C (60 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Saturday, 1st of April 2023

23°C (73 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Sunday, 2nd of April 2023

17°C (62 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

St. Itas Guesthouse

0,2 mi
11 Rakaia Barrhill Methven Road
7710 Rakaia
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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Ashburton Property - 153 Michael Street Rakaia

Published: July 11, 2014
Length: 10:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ashburton Real Estate

Ashburton Property http://mikegrant.co.nz About this property: Warm & Private Lovely high pitched cathedral ceilings sets this special property apart. Updated spacious modern kitchen,...

Canada Goose Shooting in NZ

Published: March 15, 2011
Length: 20:51 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: MountainEdgeNZ

For the last 26 years this group of keen North Island shooters, has been making the journey down to the south island for 10 days of excellent goose action. I joined them for the first morning...

Canterbury Sunset - Timelapse

Published: March 31, 2015
Length: 47:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: savvnz

A timelapse of the sunset, 30 March 2015 near Rakaia, New Zealand. Info: 300 x 3-shot HDR images Canon EOS 70D Canon 18-200mm Lens.

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Published: March 28, 2015
Length: 09:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ninja peguin

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John Deere Lindeman - Pete Reversing

Published: October 22, 2012
Length: 38:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: nzwalkabout

John Deere Lindeman in Canterbury New Zealand Part 2. Pete showing his skills reversing my John Deere Lindeman crawler.

Rakaia River Bridge

Published: September 06, 2013
Length: 53:57 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: tweetingsparrow

Crossing the 1.75 km long bridge over the Rakaia River, on State Highway 1 heading south from Christchurch. This view is looking downstream, roughly ESE.

Ashburton Real Estate - 142 Dunford Street Rakaia

Published: July 11, 2014
Length: 02:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ashburton Real Estate

http://mikegrant.co.nz Ashburton Real Estate About 142 Dunford Street Rakaia It is not often - A SPECIAL PROPERTY comes to the Market! Beautifully presented,...

Triumph RAT run NZ

Published: December 11, 2007
Length: 52:20 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: ukusanz

various Triumphs near Chertsey, SI. NZ.

Flooding across SH1

Published: April 28, 2014
Length: 01:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Benjamin Franzmayr

Flooding across New Zealand State Highway 1 south of Chertsey 2014-04-28. Also had large puddles between Oamaru and Pukeuri.

The Shining -Lloyd Bartender scene -V 48 second Mildly Furious Fest

Published: April 28, 2008
Length: 52:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: FullySickBut

Fullysickbut Productions entry #4 into the V 48 Seconds Mildly Furious Film Fest. Contestants had to recreate a famous film scene whilst incororating the energy drink 'V'. Max duration allowed...

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Popular in vicinity

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Rakaia › South: SH1, Rakaia (source)

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
South Rakaia