in Thames-Coromandel District of Waikato, New Zealand

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-36.717 and 175.617 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -36° 43' 0" and E 175° 37' 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: 06:58 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:21 am and 5:27 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
36.721 and -4.358 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
El Palo
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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: 2024-07-24 07:55:55

Touring Whangapoua

Whangapoua in Thames-Coromandel District (Waikato) is a town located in New Zealand about 319 mi (or 513 km) north of Wellington, the country's capital place.

Time in Whangapoua is now 06:58 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Whangapoua, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in New Zealand is Coromandel Aerodrome in a distance of 8 mi (or 13 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Auckland, Tauranga, Hamilton, Rotorua and Whangarei. 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 6°C / 43 °F
Evening Temperature 10°C / 51 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 51 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 69%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 42% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Thursday, 25th of July 2024

14°C (58 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Friday, 26th of July 2024

15°C (59 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Scattered clouds, calm.

Saturday, 27th of July 2024

15°C (59 °F)
7°C (44 °F)
Scattered clouds, calm.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Harbour Drive B&B

1,9 mi
119 Harbour Drive
3592 Matarangi
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Ohuka Place Homestay

7,0 mi
11 Ohuka Place
3510 Whitianga
New Zealand

Time Information

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

Videos from this area

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

Bathtub Racing NZ Labour Weekend 2014

Published: October 30, 2014
Length: 48:50 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: kwiwindrunner

Bathtub points races at Brophy's Beach, Whitianga on the 26th October 2014. 18 entrants from Whitianga, Northland, Hamilton and Waihi. 8hp unmodified outboards, aluminium propellers, ~160kg...

Driving Creek Railway - Coromandel Peninsula - New Zealand.

Published: August 24, 2013
Length: 04:43 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Timsvideochannel1

Take a trip on an unusual train, as we make our way through re-planted native kauri forest. Our trip includes 2 spirals, 3 short tunnels, 5 reversing points and several large viaducts as we...

Coromandel Log Ride

Published: July 04, 2011
Length: 05:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: BlackPurpleFish

Follow a logging truck in New Zealand to Coromandel Town , then over the hills to the Thames coast. As night falls, the truck finally stops outside the Royal Hotel in the small coastal village...

Abandoned Gold Mine New Zealand - Coromandel Lillis Mine

Published: March 04, 2012
Length: 45:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: tacticalmunitions

One the many many mines in the hills above Coromandel Town, New Zealand.

Kayak Fishing With KFDU Team in Coromandel New Zealand

Published: July 19, 2012
Length: 02:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: NZkayakfishing

Featuring Australian kayak fishing forum members from the KFDU Team landing some nice snapper in extreme conditions during their visit to Coromandel with professional kayak fishing angler Rob ...

Driving Creek Railway in The Coromandel, New Zealand

Published: January 28, 2011
Length: 36:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TheCoromandel goodforyoursoul

Driving Creek Railway is based in Coromandel Town, New Zealand. The Coromandel region is one of New Zealand's favourite holiday destinations. More information about Driving Creek Railway can...

The Bounty Hunter 2012 - Fishing Tournament Coromandel NZ - MOODSWINGA

Published: July 13, 2012
Length: 13:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ryan Hollingsworth

Finally got away from work to do some serious fishing, unfortunately only a few pannies for the bin, but all in all it was a bloody good time, met some awesome people at the Top Pub, had a...

Street Triple over Coromandel Hill New Zealand

Published: August 31, 2010
Length: 16:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: NZbird

I'm fortunate to live just a few minutes from the Coromandel Loop, arguably one of New Zealand's best motorcycling roads. This video was shot on my Triumph Street Triple going over the Coromandel...

Driving Creek Railway (1) - Coromandel

Published: October 07, 2008
Length: 14:47 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: kwbloke

Entrance to Barry Brickel's Driving Creek Railway. Coromandel's No 1 tourist attraction. Barry's vision, hard work, dedication and the sheer beauty of this location, make a ride on this train...

Kayak Fishing Paradise

Published: January 23, 2015
Length: 44:44 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: NZkayakfishing

Coromandel is one of New Zealand's most popular destinations for kayak anglers. The clip show cases the sport and features plenty of action including tips and tricks to help others find success....

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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.

Te Rerenga

Te Rerenga is a locality on the Whangapoua Harbour, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand. State Highway 25 runs through it. Coromandel is 12 km to the west. Whitianga lies to the south east. The Waitekuri and Opitonui Rivers flow from the Coromandel Range in the west and south through the area to drain in the Whangapoua Harbour. The population for the Te Rerenga statistical district was 4173 in the 2006 Census, an increase of 387 from 2001.

Located at -36.7558, 175.601 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Thames-Coromandel District, Populated places in New Zealand

Opitonui River

The Opitonui River is a river of the Coromandel Peninsula in New Zealand's North Island. It flows north to reach the peninsula's east coast at Whangapoua Harbour, close to the small settlement of Te Rerenga.

Located at -36.75, 175.617 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Thames-Coromandel District, Rivers of the Waikato Region

Waitekuri River

Not to be confused with Waitekauri River. Waitekuri River {{#invoke:InfoboxImage|InfoboxImage|image=|size=|sizedefault=288px|alt=}} {{#invoke:InfoboxImage|InfoboxImage|image=|size=|sizedefault=288px|alt=}}Origin Coromandel RangeMouth Whangapoua HarbourBasin countries New ZealandLength 10 km The Waitekuri River is a river of the Coromandel Peninsula in New Zealand's North Island.

Located at -36.75, 175.617 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Thames-Coromandel District, Rivers of the Waikato Region


Whangapoua is a small settlement of mostly holiday houses on the Coromandel Peninsula of New Zealand. It is situated 25 minutes drive east over the Coromandel Range from Coromandel along the northeastern coastline encompassing popular white sand beaches New Chums Beach, Matarangi, Kuaotunu Beach and Otama Beach. Amenities in Whangapoua include a small wharf and boat ramp, and a general store that also supplies petrol and diesel. The nearby estuary provides further water access for boats.

Located at -36.7136, 175.615 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Thames-Coromandel District, Populated places in New Zealand

Whangapoua Harbour

Whangapoua Harbour is a shallow natural harbour in the northeast of the Coromandel Peninsula. It is located between Whangapoua in the north, Te Rerenga in the southwest, and Matarangi on the Omara Spit in the north separating it from the ocean. Two boat ramps and a jetty provide boat access into the harbour.

Located at -36.7394, 175.628 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ports and harbours of New Zealand, Thames-Coromandel District

New Chums Beach

New Chums Beach is a beach in the Wainuiototo Bay on the northeast coast of the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand, near Whangapoua. The northeast-facing beach is accessible only by boat or via a 30 minute walk on a party unformed track along the coast from the estuary at the northern end of Whangapoua Beach. New Chums Beach is flanked to the north by the 171 m tall Pukenui and to the southeast by the rocky Motuto Point rising to 85 m.

Located at -36.7006, 175.609 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Beaches of New Zealand, Thames-Coromandel District

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