in Waimakariri District of Canterbury, New Zealand

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-43.300 and 172.183 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -43° 17' 59" and E 172° 11' 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: 08:59 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:03 am and 5:01 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
43.333 and -7.850 (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: 2024-06-18 08:18:47

Delve into Oxford

Oxford in Waimakariri District (Canterbury) with it's 1,776 habitants is a town located in New Zealand about 192 mi (or 309 km) south-west of Wellington, the country's capital town.

Time in Oxford is now 08:59 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Oxford, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in New Zealand is Christchurch International Airport in a distance of 22 mi (or 35 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Christchurch, Greymouth, Richmond, Nelson and Blenheim. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 10°C / 50 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Evening Temperature 7°C / 44 °F
Night Temperature 7°C / 45 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 76%
Air Pressure 1022 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 19th of June 2024

10°C (50 °F)
7°C (44 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Thursday, 20th of June 2024

11°C (52 °F)
9°C (49 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Friday, 21st of June 2024

11°C (53 °F)
5°C (42 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

Videos from this area

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WR250R Waimak to Lees Valley August 2012

Published: August 30, 2012
Length: 02:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: transalpernz

August 2012 the local Canterbury Kiwibiker forum Adventurers head to Oxford for lunch. We took in some of the Waimak River Northbank roads on the way and went home via Lees Valley, the Okuku...

May Norrish, 100th Birthday Celebration, Part 1

Published: January 15, 2011
Length: 26:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ian Norrish

Held at the residence of Roger and Voila Brown, Oxford, New Zealand. Largely unedited footage of sections of the event.

May Norrish 100th Birthday, Launch of 100 balloons

Published: January 19, 2011
Length: 15:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ian Norrish

1000 Balloon launch, Oxford, New Zealand.


Published: April 23, 2013
Length: 40:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ayeyarwady Fuller

May Norrish 100th Birthday

Published: January 19, 2011
Length: 04:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ian Norrish

Tribute from Lindsay Norrish (part 2)

Quad Race in Sheffield on Can-Am (Rear Mounted Camera)

Published: April 15, 2013
Length: 37:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mike Gilmour

Nigel Clatworthy racing Can-Am just for fun against other quad bikes in Sheffield, New Zealand.

Lyttelton Snow storm 15 Augst 11 short Snow Lyttelton

Published: August 15, 2011
Length: 37:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: lytteltown

Went to check out the worst storm in decades down Lyttelton's London street at 4am. Fro some reason I could not sleep...

Mga Adjustment at pagkakaiba ng Dairy farming sa ibang Jobs sa New Zealand

Published: July 17, 2019
Length: 11:12 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Rog Balls

Ang laki tlga ng adjustment ko bilang isang Dairy Farmer since hindi naman related ung course ko sa agriculture pero kinaya at ng sumikap ako. Ganyan tayong ...

Team CP - Coast to Coast support crew - the options

Published: September 14, 2018
Length: 06:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Team CP

Team CP specialise in helping you to have a great coast to coast experience. We have two great options depending on if you are coming by yourself or bringing ...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Oxford, New Zealand

Oxford is a small town of 1,716 people serving the farming community of North Canterbury, New Zealand. It is part of the Waimakariri District. Oxford is a linear town, approximately two kilometres long. For a time Oxford was serviced by the Oxford Branch railway, and had two stations, East Oxford and West Oxford. Due to declining traffic, the line was closed in 1959 and subsequently removed.

Located at -43.3, 172.183 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Waimakariri District, Populated places in New Zealand

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