in Wanganui District of Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
- Wanganui Airport (2 mi)
- RNZAF Base Ohakea (26 mi)
- Palmerston North Airport (40 mi)
- Paraparaumu Airport (67 mi)
- Hood Airport (78 mi)
- New Plymouth Airport (79 mi)
- Wellington International Airport (97 mi)
- Taupo Airport (99 mi)
- Tongariro National Park (Unesco heritage, 89 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -39.933 and 175.050 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -39° 55' 59" and E 175° 3' 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: 06:26 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
- UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:32 am and 7:16 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 39.961 and -4.962 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2023-03-29 08:17:33
Wanganui in Wanganui District (Manawatu-Wanganui) with it's 40,268 inhabitants is located in New Zealand about 95 mi (or 152 km) north of Wellington, the country's capital.
Local time in Wanganui is now 06:26 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 13 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Wanganui, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in New Zealand is Wanganui Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 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 89 mi (or 143 km), North. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Palmerston North, New Plymouth, Wellington, Napier and Blenheim. 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||9°C / 48 °F|
|Evening Temperature||12°C / 53 °F|
|Night Temperature||12°C / 54 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||5%|
|Air Pressure||1015 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Strong breeze with 18 km/h (11 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Thursday, 30th of March 2023
15°C (60 °F)
11°C (51 °F)
Overcast clouds, fresh breeze.
Friday, 31st of March 2023
18°C (64 °F)
11°C (53 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.
Saturday, 1st of April 2023
16°C (61 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
The Rutland Arms Inn
AOTEA MOTOR LODGE
151 on London Motel
Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park
BK's Magnolia Motor Lodge
Kings Court Motel
42b College House - Hostel
Fiesta Court Motel
Grand Hotel Wanganui
Anndion Lodge Motel and Function Centre
Videos from this area
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Wanganui Pipe Band Gives Ab 608 A Stirring Farewell
(New Zealand) Ab 608 'Passchendaele' leaves Wanganui to the tunes of the local pipe band and leads it's excursion train around a cruel curve and onto a gradient. The train had spent four...
Wanganui Motorcycle Road Races 2014
the Cemetary Circuit in Wanganui New Zealand has hosted motorcycle street races for 60 years and it's as strong as ever. Here's a snapshot of the spectators view around the circuit.
Strachan's Cave - Wanganui, New Zealand
Built in the 1850s Strachan's Cave is a rare surviving example of a privately built refuge, and represents the level to which race relations had fallen in Victorian New Zealand.
Three DC's Keeping Busy In Wanganui
(New Zealand) The 'Dominion Post Rail Tour 2013' visited Wanganui on October 29 and stayed for two nights. It was hauled by Dc 4352, after what must've been an exhaustive search down the length.
DL's and a silver fern railcar at wanganui 1,3,15
3 shots today:1st, milk train 544 heading for whareroa.2nd, silver fern on charter arriving at eastown from new plymouth,3rd, proceding into wanganui freight where it will stay the nite.
A Single Dc 4012 on Train 561 From Wanganui
(New Zealand) A shortage of KiwiRail locomotives in March 2014 has seen just a single loco allocated to the Wanganui shunt. This is 4012 hauling a train of containers away from Wanganui to...
Overhead Installation Work Begins On Wanganui's TramLine
(New Zealand). Power company contractors and Tramways Wanganui Trust members have installed the cantilevered cantenary arms and support wires that will be part of the heritage tramlines electrical...
FlashMob Haka at the Wanganui Markets (Bad Angle)
FlashMob Haka at the Wanganui Markets 11:30am 10/09/11.
Crew Training Begins On Wanganui's No'12
(New Zealand) The 'Tramways Wanganui Trust' has begun training its new vollunteers to become the conductors and drivers of the restored number 12 car. About twelve vollunteers have signed...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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Wanganui Collegiate School
Wanganui Collegiate School is a state integrated coeducational, day and boarding secondary school in Wanganui, New Zealand. The school is affiliated to the Anglican church.
Moutoa Gardens, also known as Pakaitore, is a park in the city of Wanganui, New Zealand. Named after the Battle of Moutoa Island in the Second Taranaki War, it contains a memorial to the battle inscribed "To the memory of the brave men who fell at Moutoa, 14 May 1864, in defence of law and order against fanaticism and barbarism. " It also contained a statue of John Ballance, organiser of a volunteer cavalry troop in Titokowaru's War and later Premier of New Zealand.
The Ward Observatory is an astronomical observatory in Wanganui, New Zealand. It was built in 1901 and is administered by the Wanganui Astronomical Society. It was named after Joseph Thomas Ward (1862-1927), the Society's first president, and longtime director of the observatory. A later stalwart of the Society was Charles Whitmore Babbage, grandson of Charles Babbage. The observatory houses a 24 cm telescope, the largest unmodified refractor telescope in use in New Zealand.
Cemetery Circuit is a temporary motorcycle street racetrack in downtown Wanganui, New Zealand. It was named because the track circles the old town cemetery. The daylong meeting is traditionally held on Boxing Day (26 December) each year and has been running since 1951. It attracts around 10,000 spectators and some of the best New Zealand motorbike racers to compete on the tight one-mile street circuit. It also has a nickname: “Southern Hemisphere’s Isle of Man”.
1843 Wanganui earthquake
The 1843 Wanganui earthquake occurred on 8 July 1843 with an epicenter near Wanganui, North Island New Zealand. This was the first earthquake in New Zealand over magnitude 7 for which written records exist.
Cooks Gardens is a multi-purpose stadium in Wanganui, New Zealand. It is currently used mostly for rugby union matches, athletics and cycling. The main stadium, known as westpac stadium is able to hold 20,700 people with 3,500 covered seats.
Bason Botanic Gardens
Bason Botanic Gardens are located in Whanganui in the Manawatu District of New Zealand. They have been rated as a Garden of Significance by the New Zealand Gardens Trust and offer six themed areas, including one of the most extensive public-garden orchid collections in the country, and the conservatory architecture is considered unique. Much of the development work is conducted by the Bason Botanic Gardens Trust, which collaborates with the City Council.
Victoria Park, Whanganui
Victoria Park is a cricket ground in Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand. The first recorded match held on the ground came in 1947 when Wanganui played Taranaki in the 1947/48 Hawke Cup. The ground later held its first first-class match during the 1990/91 Shell Trophy when Central Districts played Northern Districts. Between the 1990/91 and 2002/03 season's, eleven first-class matches were held there, the last of which saw Central Districts play Otago in the 2002/03 State Championship.
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