Hicks Bay
in Gisborne District of Gisborne, New Zealand

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-37.600 and 178.300 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -37° 35' 59" and E 178° 18' 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: 11:29 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:36 am and 5:35 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
37.621 and -1.680 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
El Vado
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Current travel safety evaluation for New Zealand in Australia and New Zealand

Safety Score: 3,2 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: 2021-04-19 08:24:01

Explore Hicks Bay

Hicks Bay in Gisborne District (Gisborne) is a city in New Zealand about 317 mi (or 509 km) north-east of Wellington, the country's capital.

Local time in Hicks Bay is now 11:29 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Hicks Bay. The closest airport in New Zealand is Gisborne Airport in a distance of 76 mi (or 122 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Opotiki, Gisborne, Whakatane, Rotorua and Tauranga. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 19°C / 67 °F

Morning Temperature 10°C / 51 °F
Evening Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 48%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 15% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Tuesday, 20th of April 2021

20°C (67 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Wednesday, 21st of April 2021

21°C (69 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Thursday, 22nd of April 2021

19°C (65 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

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FRENSHEEP - NEW ZEALAND - Le bon et le mauvais chasseur

Published: July 01, 2014
Length: 52:19 min
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Author: Mathieu Grisvard

Ranfurly Banks- strictly Fishing

Published: June 20, 2018
Length: 47:48 min
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Author: sandeep prasad

Exploring one of the best fishing spots in the world on Coastal Fishing Charters.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Hicks Bay

Hicks Bay is a coastal area in the Gisborne region of the North Island of New Zealand. It is situated 150 km east of Opotiki and 186 km north of Gisborne city, along State Highway 35 between Potaka and Te Araroa. The area is named after Zachary Hickes, second-in-command of James Cook's Endeavour, which sailed along the East Cape on 31 October 1769.

Located at -37.6, 178.3 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of the Gisborne Region

Wharekahika River

The Wharekahika River is a river of the Gisborne Region of New Zealand's North Island. It flows east, its course paralleling the north coast of the Gisborne Region, and reaches the sea at Hicks Bay.

Located at -37.5833, 178.3 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of the Gisborne Region

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