Waiouru
in Ruapehu District of Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

Noteable things around
Location Summary
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: 01:59 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:23 am and 5:05 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
39.540 and -4.332 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
San Pablo
References
This place on Wikipedia
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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: 2024-05-24 08:16:39

Discover Waiouru

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 01:59 AM (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: 12°C / 54 °F

Morning Temperature 7°C / 45 °F
Evening Temperature 10°C / 51 °F
Night Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 74%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 25th of May 2024

13°C (55 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 26th of May 2024

14°C (57 °F)
9°C (49 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.

Monday, 27th of May 2024

13°C (55 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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High Country Train Crossing

Published: September 24, 2008
Length: 55:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: wheel5800

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

Published: July 02, 2011
Length: 50:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: zelo1954

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

Published: March 10, 2013
Length: 04:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ejvideos07

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

Published: March 07, 2014
Length: 16:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Del Harris

Q.E.C Service academy induction graduation inspection, awards & parade, Waiouru Army Base. 7/3/2014.


Tussock Buster 2011

Published: March 28, 2011
Length: 35:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Brent Brown

Waiouru trail ride.


Amazing Rugby Bar

Published: February 01, 2010
Length: 00:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Lilkree15

'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).


Tussock Buster 2015

Published: March 31, 2015
Length: 24:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MrToeslider

Saturdays ride, most of the dam buster loop. Ran out of gas twice.


Helmet Cam from a Tussock Buster Bog

Published: April 02, 2010
Length: 09:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Keith Fenwick

Taking a dumb line through a bog from Dirtvideo.co.nz.


Tussock Buster 2013

Published: March 26, 2013
Length: 23:31 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Patric k

On the Tussock Buster Track, Saturday afternoon Go Pro 3 CRF 450 09.


New Zealand Army Haka Tu

Published: April 02, 2011
Length: 15:12 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: jmac32


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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.

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.

Located at -39.4804, 175.669 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Military and war museums in New Zealand, New Zealand Army, National museums of New Zealand, Museums in the Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Army museums

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).

Located at -39.469, 175.681 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in the Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand Army bases

Wahianoa River

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.

Located at -39.4429, 175.626 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of the Manawatu-Wanganui Region

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Warouru