in Chatham Islands, New Zealand

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-43.733 and -176.350 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -43° 43' 59" and W -176° 21' 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: 11:43 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Pacific/Chatham
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:46 am and 5:08 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
43.715 and 3.617 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for New Zealand in Australia and New Zealand

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Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning New Zealand. Last Update: 2024-05-22 08:01:51

Delve into Matarakau

Matarakau in Chatham Islands is a city located in New Zealand about 482 mi (or 776 km) east of Wellington, the country's capital town.

Current time in Matarakau is now 11:43 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Chatham with an UTC offset of 12.75 hours. We know of 1 airports closer to Matarakau. The closest airport in New Zealand is Chatham Islands-Tuuta Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 12 km), South-West. 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: Waitangi, , , and . To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

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.

Rangitahi Lake

Rangitahi Lake is located in the Chatham Islands of New Zealand. It is located on Chatham Island, to the northeast of Te Whanga Lagoon, close to the northern end of Hanson Bay.

Located at -43.7667, -176.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lakes of New Zealand, Geography of the Chatham Islands

Matarakau Point

Matarakau Point is a headland on the north coast, and 13 km from the easternmost point, of the main Chatham Island in the Chatham Islands group of New Zealand. It has been identified as an Important Bird Area by BirdLife International because it supports breeding colonies of the critically endangered Chatham and endangered Pitt Shags.

Located at -43.7342, -176.349 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Important Bird Areas of the Chatham Islands, Headlands of New Zealand, Seabird colonies

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