Wanganui
in Wanganui District of Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
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: 05:33 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:08 am and 6:16 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
39.961 and -4.962 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Gamonal
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for New Zealand in Australia and New Zealand

Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to New Zealand.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning New Zealand. Last Update: 2020-09-21 07:19:01

Explore Wanganui

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 05:33 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 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: 15°C / 59 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Evening Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Night Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 64%
Air Pressure 1021 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 35% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 23rd of September 2020

16°C (60 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 24th of September 2020

18°C (65 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.

Friday, 25th of September 2020

16°C (61 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

The Rutland Arms Inn

Address
0,2 mi
Cnr Victoria Ave & Ridgway Street
4500 Wanganui
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


AOTEA MOTOR LODGE

Address
0,7 mi
390 VICTORIA AVENUE
4500 Wanganui
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


151 on London Motel

Address
0,9 mi
151 London Street
4500 Wanganui
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park

Address
3,4 mi
460 Somme Parade
4500 Wanganui
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


BK's Magnolia Motor Lodge

Address
0,3 mi
240 St Hill Street
Wanganui
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Kings Court Motel

Address
0,4 mi
60 Plymouth Street
4500 Wanganui
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


42b College House - Hostel

Address
0,5 mi
42B Campbell Street
4500 Wanganui
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Fiesta Court Motel

Address
0,8 mi
56 Heads Road
5001 Wanganui
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Grand Hotel Wanganui

Address
1,2 mi
Cnr St Hill and Guyton Street
5001 Wanganui
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Anndion Lodge Motel and Function Centre

Address
1,3 mi
143 Anzac Parade
4500 Wanganui
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Wanganui Pipe Band Gives Ab 608 A Stirring Farewell

Published: October 21, 2014
Length: 01:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mark Seconi

(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

Published: December 30, 2014
Length: 14:54 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Mike Breen

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

Published: September 27, 2014
Length: 03:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Wanganui NZ

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.


Wanganui Soapbox Derby 2014

Published: May 10, 2014
Length: 10:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: goonew

This video is about Wanganui Soapbox Derby 2014.


Three DC's Keeping Busy In Wanganui

Published: October 31, 2013
Length: 46:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mark Seconi

(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

Published: March 01, 2015
Length: 04:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: dx5051

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

Published: March 13, 2014
Length: 20:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mark Seconi

(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

Published: November 22, 2013
Length: 51:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mark Seconi

(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)

Published: September 10, 2011
Length: 00:58 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: bringbackhoseagear

FlashMob Haka at the Wanganui Markets 11:30am 10/09/11.


Crew Training Begins On Wanganui's No'12

Published: May 19, 2014
Length: 11:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mark Seconi

(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

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.

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.

Located at -39.929, 175.038 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1852, Secondary schools in New Zealand, Member schools of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference, Boarding schools in New Zealand, Schools in Whanganui

Moutoa Gardens

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.

Located at -39.9318, 175.057 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parks in New Zealand, Whanganui, History of the Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Protected areas of the Manawatu-Wanganui Region

Ward Observatory

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.

Located at -39.9331, 175.049 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Astronomical observatories in New Zealand, NZHPT Category I listings in the Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Buildings and structures in Whanganui, Education in the Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Visitor attractions in the Manawatu-Wanganui Region

Cemetery Circuit

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”.

Located at -39.9392, 175.049 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Sports venues in the Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Sport in Whanganui, Motorsport venues in New Zealand

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.

Located at -39.9333, 175.05 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Earthquakes in New Zealand, History of the Manawatu-Wanganui Region

Cooks Gardens

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.

Located at -39.9341, 175.049 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rugby union stadiums in New Zealand, Sport in Whanganui, Multi-purpose stadiums in New Zealand, Cricket grounds in New Zealand, Defunct cricket grounds in New Zealand, Sports venues in the Manawatu-Wanganui Region

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.

Located at -39.9303, 175.048 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Botanical gardens in New Zealand, Whanganui, 1966 establishments in New Zealand, Protected areas of the Manawatu-Wanganui Region

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.

Located at -39.925, 175.034 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cricket grounds in New Zealand, Sports venues in the Manawatu-Wanganui Region

Districts of the same city

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Other districts

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
WAG, Вангануи