in Masterton of Wellington, New Zealand

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-40.900 and 176.217 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -40° 54' 0" and E 176° 13' 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: 03:19 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:33 am and 5:09 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
40.924 and -3.817 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Pinilla del Valle
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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: 2024-07-18 08:18:14

Explore Castlepoint

Castlepoint in Masterton (Wellington) with it's 1,686 inhabitants is a city in New Zealand about 80 mi (or 128 km) east of Wellington, the country's capital.

Local time in Castlepoint is now 03:19 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Castlepoint, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in New Zealand is Hood Airport in a distance of 31 mi (or 50 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Palmerston North, Wellington, Napier, Blenheim and Rotorua. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 12°C / 53 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 47 °F
Evening Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 90%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 19th of July 2024

13°C (55 °F)
10°C (51 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 20th of July 2024

11°C (52 °F)
9°C (48 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 21st of July 2024

13°C (55 °F)
9°C (48 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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NZ Story: Castlepoint 2015

Published: January 09, 2015
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Sabine Scholl

A fantastic trip to the Pacific coast of New Zealand - beautiful Castlepoint - on a hot summer day :-)

Castlepoint Lighthouse

Published: January 03, 2014
Length: 30:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hangar Aces

Castlepoint is one of the most spectacular sites along the Wairarapa coastline, only an hours drive from Masterton. It features a magnificent reef with a very iconic lighthouse perched on its...

Castle Point Lighthouse, Wairarapa, New Zealand

Published: January 26, 2015
Length: 59:30 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: VideoVoyage.TV

Castle Point Lighthouse is a lighthouse near the village of Castlepoint in the Wellington Region of the North Island of New Zealand. It is owned and operated by Maritime New Zealand. The light...

Castlepoint Lighthouse Wairarapa New Zealand.mp4

Published: October 23, 2012
Length: 53:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Raymond Perrett

Slideshow of pics at Castlepoint lighthouse in the Wairarapa and nearby area.

Surfing The Gap, Castlepoint, NZ

Published: June 15, 2009
Length: 59:43 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: lyallbaylocal

Leon gets a nice wave on his 9'2 longboard at the Gap, Castlepoint, NZ.

Boogie boarding down sand dunes at Castlepoint

Published: April 11, 2009
Length: 00:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: shaunwalters32

quad bike skimboarding

Published: January 02, 2010
Length: 54:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Michael Hartridge

the boys at castlepoint beach, skimboarding behind the quad bike.

Hose Does Jump

Published: December 11, 2008
Length: 44:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Phil Edgecombe

Hose botches the uphill bush jump at Castle Point.

Legionaire - Jet boat with two 700hp Scania Turbo-Diesel V8's

Published: April 27, 2008
Length: 06:55 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: castle001

This launch lost all engine power due to the anchor being accidentally dropped while it was cruzing and the anchor chain then wrapped around the prop and the launch then drifted onto the beach...

Castlepoint Lighthouse New Zealand - North Island Roadtrip Vlog

Published: October 06, 2018
Length: 12:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Still As Life

The North Island of New Zealand often gets overlooked but there is an enormous amount of natural and man-made beauty here. Check out Castle Point and ...

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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.

Whakataki River

The Whakataki River is a river of the southern Hawke's Bay Region of New Zealand's North Island. It flows generally south before turning east to reach the Pacific Ocean five kilometres north of Castlepoint.

Located at -40.8667, 176.233 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of the Hawke's Bay Region

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