Tolaga Bay
in Gisborne District of Gisborne, New Zealand

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-38.367 and 178.300 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -38° 22' 0" 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: 01:55 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:22 am and 5:02 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
38.353 and -1.679 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning New Zealand. Last Update: 2020-07-10 07:22:48

Explore Tolaga Bay

Tolaga Bay in Gisborne District (Gisborne) with it's 932 inhabitants is a city in New Zealand about 275 mi (or 443 km) north-east of Wellington, the country's capital.

Local time in Tolaga Bay is now 01:55 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Tolaga Bay. The closest airport in New Zealand is Gisborne Airport in a distance of 27 mi (or 43 km), South-West. 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: Gisborne, Opotiki, Whakatane, Napier and Rotorua. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 12°C / 54 °F

Morning Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Evening Temperature 10°C / 49 °F
Night Temperature 7°C / 44 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 56%
Air Pressure 1022 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 11th of July 2020

13°C (55 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 12th of July 2020

14°C (58 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Monday, 13th of July 2020

11°C (51 °F)
9°C (49 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Hana's ICE challenge. Tolaga Bay Wharf 2014.

Published: July 09, 2014
Length: 33:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hana Parata-Walker

via YouTube Capture.

Catch and cook nz, We went fishing

Published: September 13, 2018
Length: 07:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: VlogReviews

Catch and cook, fishing vlog. Hey there! i'm Wiremu, but everyone calls me Willie. Come along with me, as I explore and show you my amazing country new ...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Tolaga Bay

Tolaga Bay is both a bay and small town on the East Coast of New Zealand's North Island located 45 kilometres northeast of Gisborne and 30 kilometres south of Tokomaru Bay. It was named Tolaga Bay by Lt. James Cook, but the original Māori name is Uawa Nui A Ruamatua (shortened to Uawa), and some local residents now refer to the area as Hauiti, and themselves as Hauitians from the local iwi Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti.

Located at -38.3667, 178.3 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in New Zealand, Bays of New Zealand, Geography of the Gisborne Region

Uawa River

The Uawa River is a river in the Gisborne Region of New Zealand. It begins at the confluence of the Mangatokerau and Hikuwai Rivers, and meanders south for about 10 kilometres before flowing into the sea at Tolaga Bay.

Located at -38.3756, 178.301 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of the Gisborne Region

Mangaheia River

The Mangaheia River is a river of the Gisborne Region of New Zealand's North Island. It flows southeast from its origins in rough hill country inland from Tolaga Bay, joining with the Uawa River close to its outflow into the bay.

Located at -38.35, 178.283 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of the Gisborne Region

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