in Matamata-Piako District of Waikato, New Zealand

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-37.811 and 175.762 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -37° 48' 38" and E 175° 45' 44"
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: 04:54 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:32 am and 5:05 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
37.776 and -4.220 (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: 2024-06-22 08:14:24

Discover Matamata

Matamata in Matamata-Piako District (Waikato) with it's 6,306 citizens is a place in New Zealand about 246 mi (or 396 km) north of Wellington, the country's capital city.

Current time in Matamata is now 04:54 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 9 airports near Matamata, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in New Zealand is Matamata Glider Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 9 km), North. 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 63 mi (or 101 km), South. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Tauranga, Hamilton, Rotorua, Whakatane and Auckland. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 13°C / 55 °F

Morning Temperature 5°C / 42 °F
Evening Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 75%
Air Pressure 1023 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 78% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Sunday, 23rd of June 2024

13°C (55 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 24th of June 2024

12°C (53 °F)
9°C (49 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Tuesday, 25th of June 2024

13°C (55 °F)
7°C (44 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

ArtHouse Bed & Breakfast

3,5 mi
77 Duncan Road
3474 Matamata
New Zealand

Time Information

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

Videos from this area

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Kinleith Branch (Matamata - Car Pacing) 2013-03-12,13

Published: March 14, 2013
Length: 16:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: zelo1954

Haven't been out lineside since the Wairarapa at the turn of the year. Getting a bit sick of constant Manawatu so I needed a new location. I thought there wasn't much published on the Kinleith...

Hobbiton Newzeas's photos around Matamata, New Zealand (new zealand travel blog wwoof matamata)

Published: November 23, 2010
Length: 55:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Newzeas's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using...


Published: August 24, 2014
Length: 33:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MultiBobofrut


matamata bmx track

Published: April 19, 2009
Length: 06:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: benboyko1

180 disater at the matanata bmx track.


Published: December 07, 2013
Length: 01:32 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 高塩信寿

Webisode 2 - CYOJ New Zealand: A Lord of the Rings Pilgrimage

Published: September 15, 2010
Length: 21:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: camille6804

Hosts, Camille and Agnes, finally make it out of the Auckland Airport parking lot to the rural town of Matamata where they journey to their first LOTR filming location: Hobbiton!

Hobbiton - Movie Set

Published: November 20, 2014
Length: 16:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Joerg Becker

A visit at the Hobbit and Lord Of The Rings Movie Set, Alexander Farm, Matamata, New Zealand.


Published: September 15, 2014
Length: 07:48 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Kyoji Sai


Steam Train

Published: October 26, 2014
Length: 40:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mike Morris

Had a steam train Visit Matamata today took this with my Mobile phone testing it as its new If you want to see more I have some Aerial Photos at thanks and Enjoy.

Skydive over Hobbiton

Published: June 25, 2007
Length: 52:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Andres Pena

A nice skydive over Matamata, New Zealand, the land of the hobbits.

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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.

Matamata College

Matamata College is a decile 6 school with an attendance of approximately 950 widely multicultural students. It has a large number of academic and sporting achievements. Matamata College is located in the small rural community of Matamata in the Waikato in New Zealand. Matamata College offers a variety of subjects which students can choose before the start of the school year.

Located at -37.8173, 175.77 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1918, Secondary schools in New Zealand, Schools in the Waikato Region

Firth School

Firth Primary School is a primary school in Matamata, New Zealand. The school has 9 classrooms plus a well equipped library, an assembly hall and two playgrounds(one senior and one junior). Newsletters are sent out to parents each week on a Thursday. The school principal is currently Mr James Eldridge. The school is a decile 3 and 212 students attend. As of 2007, (last ERO report) there were 15 teachers, with 51% of students being boys and 49% girls.

Located at -37.8177, 175.765 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Primary schools in New Zealand, Schools in the Waikato Region

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Matamata.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
مطماطة, Matamata, MTA, Матамата