in Christchurch City of Canterbury, New Zealand
- Christchurch International Airport (31 mi)
- Ashburton Aerodrome (59 mi)
- Timaru Airport (93 mi)
- Kaikoura Airport (101 mi)
- Oamaru Airport (123 mi)
- Hokitika Airfield (125 mi)
- Greymouth Airport (129 mi)
- Woodbourne Airport (164 mi)
- Wellington International Airport (195 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -43.804 and 172.968 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -43° 48' 13" and E 172° 58' 5"
- 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: 05:03 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
- UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:55 am and 4:58 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 43.570 and -6.944 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Tapia de Casariego
- This place on Geonames.org
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: 2023-06-05 08:24:19
Delve into Akaroa
Akaroa in Christchurch City (Canterbury) with it's 700 habitants is a town located in New Zealand about 197 mi (or 317 km) south-west of Wellington, the country's capital town.
Time in Akaroa is now 05:03 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 9 airports closer to Akaroa, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in New Zealand is Christchurch International Airport in a distance of 31 mi (or 50 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Christchurch, Greymouth, Richmond, Blenheim and Nelson. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 7°C / 45 °F
|Morning Temperature||7°C / 45 °F|
|Evening Temperature||8°C / 47 °F|
|Night Temperature||8°C / 47 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1026 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Tuesday, 6th of June 2023
9°C (49 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.
Wednesday, 7th of June 2023
10°C (49 °F)
7°C (44 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.
Thursday, 8th of June 2023
10°C (50 °F)
7°C (44 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Akaroa Criterion Motel
Akaroa Cottages - Heritage Collection
Akaroa FyrneBrooke House
ASPIRE LA ROCHELLE MOTEL
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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.
The Ōnawe Peninsula is inside Akaroa Harbour, on Banks Peninsula in Canterbury, New Zealand. It was the site of a Ngāi Tahu pā captured by Te Rauparaha, chief of the Ngāti Toa in 1831. Up to 1,200 people were killed here, and the land is sacred to Ngāi Tahu so "is deemed to be vested in Te Runanga o Ngāi Tahu" as part of the Ngāi Tahu Waitangi claims settlement in 1998.
Akaroa Harbour is part of Banks Peninsula in the Canterbury Region of New Zealand. It enters from the southern coast of the peninsula heading in a predominantly northerly direction. The name Akaroa is Kāi Tahu Māori for "Long Harbour". Ōnawe Peninsula is at the head of the harbour, the former site of a Māori pā. The towns or settlements of Akaroa, Duvauchelle, Barrys Bay, French Farm and Wainui lie on the shoreline of the harbour.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Akaroa.
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