in Ruapehu District of Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
- Wanganui Airport (48 mi)
- RNZAF Base Ohakea (52 mi)
- Taupo Airport (56 mi)
- Palmerston North Airport (58 mi)
- Napier Airport (64 mi)
- Tokoroa Airfield (87 mi)
- Rotorua Regional Airport (101 mi)
- Hood Airport (103 mi)
- Wellington International Airport (136 mi)
- Auckland International Airport (177 mi)
- Tongariro National Park (Unesco heritage, 53 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -39.478 and 175.668 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -39° 28' 39" and E 175° 40' 6"
- 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: 01:35 PM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
- UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:33 am and 4:59 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 39.540 and -4.332 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- San Pablo
- This place on Wikipedia
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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
Waiouru in Ruapehu District (Manawatu-Wanganui) with it's 1,347 citizens is a town in New Zealand about 134 mi (or 215 km) north of Wellington, the country's capital city.
Current time in Waiouru is now 01:35 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 10 airports near Waiouru, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in New Zealand is Wanganui Airport in a distance of 48 mi (or 77 km), South-West. 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 53 mi (or 86 km), North.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Palmerston North, Napier, Rotorua, New Plymouth and Hamilton. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 14°C / 57 °F
|Morning Temperature||7°C / 45 °F|
|Evening Temperature||10°C / 50 °F|
|Night Temperature||7°C / 45 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1021 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 1% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Sunday, 11th of June 2023
12°C (54 °F)
10°C (51 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Monday, 12th of June 2023
15°C (58 °F)
11°C (51 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.
Tuesday, 13th of June 2023
12°C (54 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Videos from this area
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High Country Train Crossing
At New Zealand's highest railway station Waiouru, the Auckland to Wellington Tourist train "The Overlander" crosses a special excursion railcar which has come from Auckland down here and is...
NIMT (Waiouru) 2011-07-01
Went up north today and had a good start because Palmerston North's usual early arrivals were all late. 211 was through Feilding at around 7:35 am, and 237 through Marton at 8:20 am. After...
KiwiRail Train 240 at Waiouru - 10MAR13
I love the polarizing filter - it allows you to shoot directly into the sun and you still end up with a good shot. Mount Ruapehu has never looked so parched. If this weather continues it may...
Q.E.C Service Academy Parade
Q.E.C Service academy induction graduation inspection, awards & parade, Waiouru Army Base. 7/3/2014.
Amazing Rugby Bar
'The Dogbox'. An amazing rugby bar/museum in the heart of New Zealand in the small town of Waiouru (known for having the Army Museum but should also be known to have a rugby museum).
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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National Army Museum (New Zealand)
The National Army Museum (Maori - Te Mata Toa) is the museum of the New Zealand Army. It was formerly known as the Queen Elizabeth II Army Memorial Museum. It is situated 94 minutes south of Taupo on State Highway One, on the southern side of the small military town of Waiouru. The 1300 square metre museum is fortress-looking in design, complete with a bridge and moat. It took the 2nd Field Squadron of the Royal New Zealand Engineers (RNZE) 276 days to build, and was opened in October 1978.
Waiouru Military Camp
Waiouru Military Camp is a camp of the New Zealand Army in the central North Island near Waiouru. Waiouru is often referred to by soldiers as the home of the army as it houses the army marae and is the base where all New Zealand Army soldiers complete their initial basic training called All Arms Recruit Course (AARC).
The Wahianoa River is a river of the Manawatu-Wanganui Region of New Zealand's North Island. One of the headwaters of the Whangaehu River, it flows southeast from the southern slopes of Mount Ruapehu, gradually veering southwest before meeting the Whangaehu three kilometres northwest of Waiouru.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Waiouru.
Waiouru › North: SH1 − Central North Island, Waiouru (source)
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