Little River
in Christchurch City of Canterbury, New Zealand

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-43.767 and 172.783 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -43° 46' 0" and E 172° 46' 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: 05:54 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:42 am and 7:24 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
43.614 and -7.313 (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: 2023-03-29 08:17:33

Delve into Little River

Little River in Christchurch City (Canterbury) is located in New Zealand about 199 mi (or 320 km) south-west of Wellington, the country's capital town.

Current time in Little River is now 05:54 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 13 hours. We know of 9 airports close to Little River, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in New Zealand is Christchurch International Airport in a distance of 23 mi (or 37 km), North-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, 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: 11°C / 51 °F

Morning Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Evening Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Night Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Chance of rainfall 8%
Air Humidity 63%
Air Pressure 1022 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 14 km/h (9 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 39% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 30th of March 2023

12°C (53 °F)
10°C (49 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Friday, 31st of March 2023

16°C (60 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Saturday, 1st of April 2023

22°C (72 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay


0,4 mi
State Highway 75
7591 Little River
New Zealand

Time Information

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

Videos from this area

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Published: September 06, 2014
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Woot! some decent FPV... and talk about a decent rate of climb!

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Published: May 23, 2012
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Published: February 14, 2012
Length: 42:25 min
Rating: 4 of 5
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Published: December 16, 2014
Length: 44:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Mt. Herbert, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand

Published: March 19, 2013
Length: 46:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ali Rafeeq

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Trail ride 525,Western Valley Road Little River,New Zealand 09-11-2013

Published: November 10, 2013
Length: 02:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Richard Streeter

First time for this ride, hopefully it become's an annual ride, fund raising for the Little River primary school.This is my 4th lap of 5 of a 38ish k loop 59 min to get around. First lap took...

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Published: September 02, 2014
Length: 03:50 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Bambi Bandit Gamer

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Published: June 12, 2014
Length: 22:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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MudSlides V1 1

Published: April 22, 2014
Length: 19:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: lytteltown

If you feeling bored or just a bit down with life go to the Little River camp ground for some mud slide therapy. Make you feel alive in about 3 seconds. Thanks Marcus for an epic Easter weekend 2014.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Little River, New Zealand

Little River is a town on Banks Peninsula in the Canterbury Region of New Zealand.

Located at -43.7667, 172.783 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in New Zealand, Geography of the Canterbury Region

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