Takamatua Bay
in Christchurch City of Canterbury, New Zealand

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-43.783 and 172.967 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -43° 46' 59" and E 172° 58' 0"
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: 09:20 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:09 am and 8:10 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
43.570 and -6.944 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Tapia de Casariego
This place on Geonames.org
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: 2024-03-02 08:21:20

Discover Takamatua Bay

Takamatua Bay in Christchurch City (Canterbury) is a place in New Zealand about 196 mi (or 315 km) south-west of Wellington, the country's capital city.

Current time in Takamatua Bay is now 09:20 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 13 hours. We know of 9 airports near Takamatua Bay, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in New Zealand is Christchurch International Airport in a distance of 30 mi (or 48 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: 16°C / 62 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Evening Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 61%
Air Pressure 1005 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 16 km/h (10 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 94% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Monday, 4th of March 2024

18°C (65 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Broken clouds, high wind, near gale.

Tuesday, 5th of March 2024

15°C (59 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Wednesday, 6th of March 2024

15°C (60 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Akaroa Cottages - Heritage Collection

0,8 mi
6888 Christchurch Akaroa Road
7542 Akaroa
New Zealand

Time Information

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

Akaroa Criterion Motel

1,5 mi
75 Rue Jolie
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Akaroa FyrneBrooke House

1,5 mi
59 Rue Lavaud
7542 Akaroa
New Zealand

Time Information

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


1,3 mi
Rue Grehan 1
7520 Akaroa
New Zealand

Time Information

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

Videos from this area

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Cheerleaders Go Swimming With Dolphins In Akaroa New Zealand

Published: January 22, 2014
Length: 48:19 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: blackcatcruises

http://www.blackcat.co.nz/ If you call us on 0800 436 574 and quote 'Maidens' when making a dolphin swim booking we'll give you 10% OFF between now and March 31st, 2014!I Black Cat Cruises...

Pure Akaroa Guided Kayaking

Published: May 29, 2013
Length: 28:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Akaroa Guided Kayaks

Welcome to Akaroa Guided Kayaking Adventure! Akaroa Guided Sea Kayak Safari is an adventure company located just a stone's throw from the water, from our office we look across the Harbour...

Akaroa, New Zealand motorcycle ride

Published: October 12, 2011
Length: 53:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: South Pacific Motorcycle Tours

http://www.motorbiketours.co.nz This is the famous Akaroa ride from Christchurch to Akaroa New Zealand. It's a one way trip to the French settlement of Akaroa nestled into the volcanic hills...

Quick dash to Akaroa & back - Ep II - Mackie's Rides

Published: December 08, 2014
Length: 06:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jonathan Mackie

Mackie's Rides Motovlog - Quick dash to Akaroa and back on an old BMW R80s Airhead motorcycle 2 wheels4life123 @ 14:40 https://www.youtube.com/user/2wheels4life123/featured.

Akaroa Harbour, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand

Published: January 23, 2015
Length: 26:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: VideoVoyage.TV

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...

Banks Peninsula & Akaroa

Published: March 18, 2015
Length: 51:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nuss Zealand

Ausflug auf die Banks Peninsula (New Zealand, South Island) Mehr Infos zu unserem Trip erfahrt ihr auf: www.nuss-zealand.de.

Landscape When Back From Akaroa New Zealand @ 12th Oct 2014 by GoPro Hero4 black

Published: October 13, 2014
Length: 14:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 小信 韓

Landscape When Back From Akaroa New Zealand @ 12th Oct 2014 by GoPro Hero4 black.

Akaroa on a GSXR-600 Part 2

Published: April 06, 2015
Length: 33:06 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: baron494

Rode MrCornerSluts GSXR-600 from Little River to Akaroa. Was so much fun :D.

Akaroa Ride Including GPS Map - HDR-AS100V

Published: April 27, 2014
Length: 06:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: malse

Recorded with Sony HDR-AS100V XAVC: Off Res: 1080p 60fps Stabilisation: Off Colour: Vivid In waterproof case.

Xinroo in NZ Akaroa Sea Kayak

Published: January 21, 2015
Length: 03:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 林昕儒

Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari http://www.akaroakayaks.com/ - Mt Vernon http://mtvernon.co.nz/ - Hector's dolphin http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hector%27s_dolphin.

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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.

Ōnawe Peninsula

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.

Located at -43.774, 172.925 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of the Canterbury Region, Peninsulas of New Zealand


Duvauchelle is a small town situated at the head of Akaroa Harbour on Banks Peninsula in New Zealand. State Highway 75 passes through the town. The Onawe Peninsula separates Duvauchelle bay from Barry's Bay. Duvauchelle is now part of Christchurch City Council jurisdiction since the city's amalgamation with Banks Peninsula District in 2006. From 1910 until 1989, Duvauchelle was the seat of the Akaroa County Council.

Located at -43.7498, 172.932 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Banks Peninsula, Suburbs of Christchurch, Populated places in New Zealand

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