Timaru
in Timaru District of Canterbury, New Zealand

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-44.397 and 171.254 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -44° 23' 48" and E 171° 15' 13"
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: 10:03 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:25 am and 8:12 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
43.546 and -8.284 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Pedreira
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for New Zealand in Australia and New Zealand

Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to New Zealand.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning New Zealand. Last Update: 2020-10-24 08:31:20

Discover Timaru

Timaru in Timaru District (Canterbury) with it's 28,007 citizens is a town in New Zealand about 279 mi (or 449 km) south-west of Wellington, the country's capital city.

Current time in Timaru is now 10:03 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 13 hours. We know of 8 airports near Timaru, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in New Zealand is Timaru Airport in a distance of 7 mi (or 11 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Christchurch, Dunedin, Greymouth, Invercargill and Richmond. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 19°C / 65 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 49%
Air Pressure 1020 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 25th of October 2020

20°C (69 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Monday, 26th of October 2020

9°C (48 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 27th of October 2020

10°C (49 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Glendeer B&B Lodge

Address
2,6 mi
51 Scarborough Road
7971 Timaru
New Zealand

Time Information

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


Ashbury Park Motel

Address
1,3 mi
131 Evans Street
7910 Timaru
New Zealand

Time Information

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


Elizabeth Court Bed & Breakfast

Address
0,4 mi
Elizabeth Street
7910 Timaru
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 7:00
Weekend: 7:00 - 22:00


The Grosvenor

Address
0,1 mi
26 Cains Terrace
Timaru
New Zealand

Time Information

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


Comfort Hotel Benvenue

Address
0,7 mi
16 - 22 SH1 (Evans Street)
7910 Timaru
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Homestead Lodge Motel

Address
0,8 mi
28 Evans Street
7910 Timaru
New Zealand

Time Information

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


Parklands Motor Lodge

Address
1,1 mi
65-67 Evans Street
7910 Timaru
New Zealand

Time Information

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


Anchor Motel - Hostel

Address
0,9 mi
42 Evans St
7910 Timaru
New Zealand

Time Information

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


ASPIRE AVENUE MOTOR LODGE

Address
0,7 mi
31 CRAIGIE AVENUE PARKSIDE
7910 Parkside,Timaru
New Zealand

Time Information

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


ASURE ASHLEY MOTOR LODGE

Address
1,1 mi
95 99 KING STREET
7910 TIMARU
New Zealand

Time Information

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


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Duodenal Cancer Day 2 - Ron E Bishop timaru NZ

Published: May 26, 2014
Length: 43:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ron E Bishop

How to cure a rare cancer using the law of attraction including the body mind and spirit.


Pig Hunting in Waimate forest : Ron E Bishop Timaru NZ

Published: November 05, 2013
Length: 07:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ron E Bishop

Waimate Forest in the South Island of New Zealand is the home of some very intelligent looking wild pork.


Philip Wareing log transport full version ; Ron E Bishop Timaru NZ

Published: November 06, 2013
Length: 51:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ron E Bishop

This video is the full version of a 4 part series of video clips taken on Tuesday 5 november 2013 to promote the Transport operation of Philip Wareing Ltd cartage contractors of Methven. Copies...


Geraldine Quick Tour - Ron E Bishop Timaru NZ

Published: July 14, 2014
Length: 34:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ron E Bishop

This quick tour covers all the commercial area and businesses in Geraldine in the South Island of New Zealand. Donations received by Timaru Tourist Promotions Ltd will cover the costs of promoting...


Harmer Earthmoving & Logging Full Version - Ron E Bishop Timaru NZ

Published: November 16, 2013
Length: 28:43 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Ron E Bishop

This video is the full version of a 3 part video showing a logging operation in a wind blown pine plantation in Mid Canterbury South Island New Zealand Jon Harmer is refusing to pay the camera...


Sunday Sermon Fear Grief & Depression - Ron E Bishop Timaru NZ

Published: January 06, 2014
Length: 30:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ron E Bishop

Another Sunday Sermon by Ron E Bishop a New Zealand Teacher and Preacher. This video is designed to uplift inspire and give hope to anyone who may be suffering from fear grief or depression.


Wynne Raymond upsets Ronnie B - Ron E Bishop Timaru NZ

Published: December 10, 2013
Length: 47:44 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Ron E Bishop

They have all had a turn of upsetting NZ Promoter and Motivator Ron E Bishop and all have failed. On this video Ron lashes back at a former Mayor of Timaru Wynne Raymond after he phoned him...


Philip Wareing Log Transport part 4 : Ron E Bishop Timaru NZ

Published: November 06, 2013
Length: 27:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ron E Bishop

Leaving the Waimate Forest and travelling back to Primeport Timaru with a load of logs ready for exporting overseas on a ship The men did a bit of pig hunting on the way.


Philip Wareing log transport part 3 : Ron E Bishop Timaru NZ

Published: November 05, 2013
Length: 09:38 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: Ron E Bishop

Peeling cutting and loading the logs onto a Philip Wareing log truck Loading the logs and watching the men at work on the skid at the Waimate forest. This video is a must to watch for anyone...


Topcut Firewood Part 2 Cutting & Splitting - Ron E Bishop Timaru NZ

Published: October 29, 2013
Length: 36:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ron E Bishop

This video shows how the firewood is cut from the logs and split then the loaded onto the delivery truck.


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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.

Roncalli College

Roncalli College is a Catholic college in Timaru, New Zealand. It is named after Pope John XXIII, whose birth name was Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli. It is a co-educational college, with approximately 550 students from Year 9 to Year 13, it is situated on Craigie Avenue, next to the Sacred Heart Basilica. It is set in 3.12 hectares of land, with 13 free-standing buildings. It practices NCEA examinations for its senior students with a high rate of success.

Located at -44.4028, 171.247 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1981, Timaru, Schools in the Canterbury Region, New Zealand Organisations With Coats of Arms, Roman Catholic secondary schools in New Zealand

Timaru Boys' High School

Timaru Boys' High School (also known as TBHS), established in 1880, is a single sex state (public) secondary school located in the port city of Timaru, South Canterbury, New Zealand. TBHS caters for years 9 - 13 (ages 12 – 19 years). At the beginning of the 2006 school year, the school had a roll of more than 700 students. The school prides itself on its mix of sport, cultural and academic pursuits, many of which are documented on the school's official website.

Located at -44.3997, 171.23 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Boarding schools in New Zealand, Boys' schools in New Zealand, Educational institutions established in 1880, Timaru, Secondary schools in New Zealand, Schools in the Canterbury Region

Aoraki Polytechnic

Aoraki Polytechnic is a public NZ Tertiary Education Institution. Aoraki Polytechnic's main campus is based in central Timaru, South Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand. It also has campuses offering a variety of programmes in Ashburton, Oamaru, Christchurch and Dunedin.

Located at -44.3997, 171.247 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Vocational education in New Zealand, Timaru, Education in the Canterbury Region

Grantlea Downs School

Grantlea Downs School is a primary school in Timaru, New Zealand, and it started in 1959. In 2004 they merged with Seadown School and Grantlea with the new title Grantlea Downs. In 2006-2007 a new hall was built which has a bigger staffroom, offices and meeting room. The Principal of Grantlea Downs is Dave Hawkey since 1997. 50th Jubilee was held at the school in Easter 2009.

Located at -44.3744, 171.236 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1959, Primary schools in New Zealand, Schools in the Canterbury Region, Timaru

Timaru Girls' High School

Timaru Girls' High School is a secondary school in Timaru, New Zealand, founded in 1880. Timaru Girls' High provides education for girls aged between 13 – 18 years of age (class levels - years 9 to 13). It also has a boarding facility within the school grounds for pupils not living in Timaru itself and also caters for international students. The school motto is Scientia Potestas Est – Knowledge is Power. The school is a stone's throw away from the Catholic Roncalli College.

Located at -44.4054, 171.245 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Boarding schools in New Zealand, Timaru, Educational institutions established in 1880, Girls' schools in New Zealand, Secondary schools in New Zealand, Schools in the Canterbury Region

New Zealand State Highway 78

State Highway 78 is a New Zealand State Highway connecting central Timaru with its port. It holds the record for New Zealand's shortest State Highway, with a length of just under 1000 metres.

Located at -44.3905, 171.251 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
State highways in New Zealand, Geography of the Canterbury Region

New Zealand State Highway 93

State Highway 93 is a New Zealand State Highway connecting the Southland township of Mataura with the Western Otago town of Clinton. This provides a slightly quicker route between the cities of Dunedin and Invercargill, as it bypasses the town of Gore. It is roughly 43.2 km long.

Located at -44.3905, 171.251 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
State highways in New Zealand

New Zealand State Highway 71

State Highway 71 (SH 71) is a New Zealand State Highway connecting Kaiapoi/Christchurch with Rangiora.

Located at -44.3905, 171.251 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
State highways in New Zealand, Geography of the Canterbury Region

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Timaru.

Other districts

These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Timaru.

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Timaru City, Timaru-Distrikt, Timaru, TIU, Distretto di Timaru, ティマルー, ტიმარუ, 팀아루, Te Tihi-o-Maru, ضلع تیمارو, Тимару, Тімару, 提馬魯