in Rangitikei District of Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-40.175 and 175.385 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -40° 10' 29" and E 175° 23' 4"
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: 12:31 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:36 am and 4:59 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
40.176 and -4.598 (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: 2023-06-09 08:01:32

Delve into Bulls

Bulls in Rangitikei District (Manawatu-Wanganui) with it's 1,781 habitants is a town located in New Zealand about 83 mi (or 134 km) north of Wellington, the country's capital town.

Time in Bulls is now 12:31 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Bulls, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in New Zealand is RNZAF Base Ohakea in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Tongariro National Park in a distance of 102 mi (or 164 km), North.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Palmerston North, Wellington, Napier, New Plymouth and Blenheim. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 13°C / 56 °F

Morning Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Evening Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Night Temperature 5°C / 42 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 62%
Air Pressure 1021 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 23% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Sunday, 11th of June 2023

12°C (53 °F)
8°C (47 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Monday, 12th of June 2023

14°C (57 °F)
8°C (47 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Tuesday, 13th of June 2023

11°C (53 °F)
5°C (41 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Videos from this area

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Central Plateau Scooter Challenge 2011 - Leaving Bulls

Published: August 11, 2012
Length: 01:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Terena Currey

The Central Plateau Scooter Challenge is an endurance ride from Wanganui to Taupo, crossing the summit of the Rangipo Desert (1074m), a journey of over 260kms to raise money for the Child ...

132. 414 Bulls Town Centre Plan/Colocation Proposal

Published: May 26, 2014
Length: 24:48 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Keegan Aplin-Thane

Massey University Paper 132.414 Urban Design Group Project as part of fulfillment of the Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning: Based on the proposed colocation of the town hall,...

Homes For Rent in Manawatu NZ Bulls Home 3BR/2BA by Manawatu Property Management

Published: February 04, 2014
Length: 27:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Watson Real Estate Ltd

Visit our website at http://www.watsonproperty.co.nz/ for info on "Manawatu Property Management"! Call (06) 353 1925 for these "Homes For Rent in Manawatu NZ" or see ...

Geoff and Shane at Harrisville Sunday 16/2/14

Published: February 22, 2014
Length: 32:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Meeanee Speedway videos

Practice day at Harrisville for Shane Laking And Geoff Bicknell Sunday 16/2/14 perfect track for setting cars up and new drivers having a drive (And a skid or 2) in a racecar at a safe place...

NIMT (Greatford - 232) 2011-06-29

Published: June 29, 2011
Length: 15:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: zelo1954

Have a car on loan for 3 weeks so I'm making use of it. This film is taken from the usual place up the hill between Kakariki & Marton overlooking the NIMT where it curves around the hill at...

NIMT (Kakariki Rail Bridge) 2011-07-15

Published: July 15, 2011
Length: 35:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: zelo1954

Kakariki is a good place to see Friday's three NIMT morning trains. 200's departure from Palmerston North is predictable and 232 usually follows it closely. By Kakariki there's usually a 15...

Tarmac Sprint @ Ohakea October 31st 2009 - GTO, City and others

Published: November 02, 2009
Length: 33:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Chronos C4

we follow my antics and videos from the tarmac sprint held at the RNZAF Base Ohakea having a blast in my Twin Turbo 1991 Mitsubishi GTO (aka 3000gt) and my 1989 Honda City (Race Spec) ...

Sansons Manor Cafe Fire Feb 26 2009 New Images

Published: March 24, 2009
Length: 04:32 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: flowershow guy

Sansons Manor Cafe Fire Feb 26 2009 Hamish Williams Sanson New Zealand Amazing Maze.

Awatapu Rapper

Published: April 01, 2008
Length: 47:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: francisv1234

Francis V on stage at the Globe Theatre. LukE and fraNcis doiNg their thAnG represen'iN City Vision ChurCh!!!PEaCe.

Spitfire PV270 Ohakea final pass 31st Oct 09

Published: October 31, 2009
Length: 37:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Spitfirepv270

Spitfire PV270 final pass from display at Ohakea Saturday 31st October 2009 for RNZAF Association Annual Conference.

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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.

Bulls, New Zealand

Bulls is a small town near Palmerston North on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. It is in a thriving farming area in the Rangitikei District at the junction of State Highways 1 and 3 about 160 kilometres north of Wellington. In the 2001 census it had a population of 1755. The eastern end of the SH1 bridge over the Rangitikei River south-east of the town collapsed suddenly in 1973 while being crossed by a bus. No-one was killed and the collapsed part was rebuilt.

Located at -40.1667, 175.383 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Rangitikei District

RNZAF Base Ohakea

RNZAF Base Ohakea is an operational base of the Royal New Zealand Air Force. Opened in 1939, it located is near Bulls, 25 km north west of Palmerston North in the Manawatu. It is also a diversion landing point for civilian aircraft.

Located at -40.2061, 175.388 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Royal New Zealand Air Force bases, Airports in New Zealand, Buildings and structures in the Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Motorsport venues in New Zealand, New Zealand Grand Prix

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Bulls Town District