Houghton Bay
District of Wellington
in Wellington City of Wellington, New Zealand

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-41.287 and 174.776 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -41° 17' 11" and E 174° 46' 32"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - NZD
Spoken languages:
English, Maori
Local electricity:
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
Local Time: 01:49 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
9:38 am and 6:59 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
41.352 and -5.185 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Siete Iglesias de Trabancos
References
This place on Geonames.org
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Delve into Houghton Bay

The district Houghton Bay of Wellington in Wellington City (Wellington) is a district located in New Zealand and is a district of the nations capital.

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Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 12°C / 54 °F

Morning Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Evening Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 90%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Strong breeze with 18 km/h (11 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 70% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 4th of June 2020

11°C (52 °F)
9°C (49 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Friday, 5th of June 2020

7°C (45 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 6th of June 2020

10°C (50 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

YHA Wellington City - Hostel

Address
0,6 mi
292 Wakefield St
6001 Wellington
New Zealand

Time Information

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


Victoria Court Motor Lodge

Address
0,5 mi
201 Victoria Street
6011 Wellington
New Zealand

Time Information

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


Ohtel

Address
0,7 mi
66 Oriental Parade
6011 Oriental Bay,Wellington
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Acorns Wellington Bed and Breakfast

Address
4,0 mi
97 Inglis Street
6022 Wellington
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Apollo Lodge Motel

Address
0,8 mi
49 Majoribanks Street
6011 Wellington
New Zealand

Time Information

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


Halswell Lodge

Address
0,7 mi
21 Kent Terrace
Wellington
New Zealand

Time Information

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


The Bay Plaza Hotel

Address
0,7 mi
40-44 ORIENTAL PARADE
6001 Wellington
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Comfort Hotel Wellington

Address
0,6 mi
213 Cuba Street Dunlop Terrace
6011 Te Aro,Wellington
New Zealand

Time Information

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


Quality Hotel Wellington

Address
0,6 mi
223 Cuba Street
6011 Te Aro,Wellington
New Zealand

Time Information

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


BRENTWOOD HOTEL

Address
2,3 mi
16-20 Kemp St Kilbirnie
6241 Wellington
New Zealand

Time Information

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


Videos from this area

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Houghton Bay June 21 2013

Published: June 21, 2013
Length: 46:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: bcoxy134

Footage of Wellington, NZ's fiercest storm since the Wahine disaster on April 10 1968.


Houghton Bay

Published: March 23, 2010
Length: 00:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Alexei K


Diving 2 Jan

Published: January 12, 2014
Length: 37:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Sapherz

Houghton Bay. First time taking the GoPro out diving. Crays at 4:46 and 23:18 Octopus at 20:44 although you can only just see his eye looking at me.


Lyall Bay Surf - Wellington - New Zealand

Published: October 18, 2009
Length: 11:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Blurred Moments

check out my blog: http://surfjunkee.blogspot.com/ for surfing pics. This is Monday the 12th October 2009 at the pumping Lyall Bay surf break. Let me know if you want to see more footage...


Island Bay Surf

Published: November 01, 2007
Length: 51:31 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Nathan Crocker

Surf off the Island, Tapu Te Ranga, Wellington, New Zealand.


Island Bay Festival 2010, Wellington - New Zealand

Published: April 02, 2010
Length: 26:21 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Fritz Schone

'Island Bay', a suburb of Wellington (New Zealand) held it's annual Festival from 13 - 21 February 2010. This event was founded in 1984 by Harry Midgely, a long time 'Island Bay' resident.


Damage to the Esplanade sea-wall at Island Bay June 21 2013

Published: June 21, 2013
Length: 46:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: bcoxy134

Footage of Wellington, NZ's fiercest storm since the Wahine disaster on April 10 1968.


Island Bay takes a Pounding June 21 2013

Published: June 21, 2013
Length: 47:10 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: bcoxy134

Footage of Wellington, NZ's fiercest storm since the Wahine disaster on April 10 1968.


Renee & Ants Wedding in Wellington; Island Bay.

Published: May 15, 2014
Length: 43:32 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Wedding Photographer Wellington - Tabitha Woo

Wedding photographed by Wellington based Wedding photographer; Tabitha Woods Photography. Wedding ceremony and reception held at; The Pines; Wellington. Further info at ...


Our Wild South Coast - Wellington New Zealand

Published: October 19, 2009
Length: 44:21 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Fritz Schone

These huge waves were caused by a southerly swell.


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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.

Berhampore, New Zealand

Berhampore is a suburb of Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand. It lies towards the south of the city, seven kilometres from the city centre, and two kilometres from the coast of Cook Strait. It is surrounded by the suburbs of Vogeltown, Newtown, Melrose, Island Bay, Kingston, and Mornington. The suburb was named after Berhampore in Bengal, one of the battlefields at the start of the Battle of Plassey of 1757.

Located at -41.3167, 174.783 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Suburbs of Wellington City

Gifford Observatory

The Gifford Observatory is an astronomical observation facility located in Mount Victoria, Wellington, New Zealand. Operated by the Gifford Observatory Trust with the intent of making it available for use to Wellington school children, it is primarily used by secondary school students, and members of the Wellington Astronomical Society.

Located at -41.3051, 174.783 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Astronomical observatories in New Zealand, Buildings and structures in Wellington City, Education in the Wellington Region

Island Bay, Wellington

Island Bay is a coastal suburb of Wellington, the capital of New Zealand, situated 5 km south of the city centre. Island Bay lies on the bay which shares its name, one of numerous small bays west of Lyall Bay. 500m offshore in Island Bay lies Tapu Te Ranga Island, which forms a natural breakwater and provides a sheltered anchorage for local fishing boats.

Located at -41.3377, 174.772 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Suburbs of Wellington City

Wellington International Airport

Wellington International Airport (formerly known as Rongotai Airport) is an international airport located in the suburb of Rongotai in Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand. It is a secondary hub and focus city for Air New Zealand and its subsidiaries. The airport is operated by Wellington International Airport Limited, a joint venture between Infratil and the Wellington City Council.

Located at -41.3272, 174.805 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Wellington City, Airports in New Zealand, Airports established in 1959

HMNZS Wellington (F69)

HMNZS Wellington was a Leander class frigate of the Royal Navy and the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN). Originally commissioned in 1969 for the Royal Navy as HMS Bacchante, she joined the RNZN in 1982. She was decommissioned in 1999 and sunk in 2005.

Located at -41.353, 174.78 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Frigates of the Royal New Zealand Navy, Shipwrecks of New Zealand, Maritime incidents in 2005, Wellington

Mornington, Wellington

Mornington is a suburb of Wellington, New Zealand, on the southern hills behind Brooklyn. It is named after the Duke of Wellington's father, the Earl of Mornington. The original Mornington is in County Meath, and was the Irish seat of the Duke's father. It was named in 1878 from the time when J.F.E. Wright (1827-1891) subdivided his land in the south-west of the city in partnership with Jacob Joseph, and created the suburbs of Mornington and Vogeltown.

Located at -41.3179, 174.764 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Suburbs of Wellington City

Berhampore State Flats

The Berhampore State Flats (also known as the Centennial Flats) at 493–507 Adelaide Road, Berhampore, Wellington, New Zealand, are an example of mass housing designed in the international style. The flats were designed by F. Gordon Wilson (1900–1959), chief architect at the Department of Housing Construction.

Located at -41.3216, 174.776 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Wellington City, Art Deco architecture in New Zealand, NZHPT Category I listings in the Wellington Region, Modernist architecture, Government buildings in New Zealand

Wellington Zoo

Distinguished from the fictional Wellington Zoo near the Forest of Dean in England in the Primeval (TV series). Wellington Zoo is nestled in the green belt of Wellington, New Zealand. Now over 100 years old, it was the country’s first Zoo and has 13-hectare dedicated to over 100 different species of fauna from across the globe.

Located at -41.3196, 174.784 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Wellington City, Zoos in New Zealand, Visitor attractions in Wellington City

Houghton Bay

Houghton Bay is one of the southern suburbs of Wellington, New Zealand.

Located at -41.35, 174.783 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Suburbs of Wellington City, Bays of New Zealand

Lyall Bay

Lyall Bay is a bay and a suburb on the south side of the Rongotai isthmus in Wellington, New Zealand. The bay is a popular surf beach, featuring a breakwater at the eastern end. It has also been the site of surf lifesaving championships, and is home to two surf lifesaving clubs. Lyall Bay is a very popular and safe swimming beach. The beach is only two thirds of its original size; the construction of Wellington International Airport took away the eastern third of the beach.

Located at -41.33, 174.794 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Suburbs of Wellington City, Bays of New Zealand

Princess Bay

Princess Bay is one of the southern beaches of Wellington, New Zealand.

Located at -41.3444, 174.788 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Visitor attractions in Wellington City, Bays of New Zealand

Tapu Te Ranga Marae

Tapu Te Ranga Marae is a "living" marae in Island Bay, Wellington, New Zealand. Author Bruce Stewart is currently living there. The Marae is listed as a heritage site.

Located at -41.3313, 174.77 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Wellington City, New Zealand culture, Marae in New Zealand

St. Patrick's College, Wellington

St Patrick's College is the oldest Catholic boys' secondary school in New Zealand.

Located at -41.3131, 174.796 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Boys' schools in New Zealand, Educational institutions established in 1885, Roman Catholic secondary schools in the Wellington Region, Schools in Wellington City, New Zealand Organisations With Coats of Arms

Wellington Hospital, New Zealand

Wellington Hospital is Wellington, New Zealand's main hospital located in the suburb of Newtown. It is the main hospital run by Capital & Coast District Health Board (C&CDHB), the others including Kapiti Health Centre, and Kenepuru Hospital.

Located at -41.3086, 174.779 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Teaching hospitals in New Zealand, Buildings and structures in Wellington City, Hospitals with year of establishment missing

Athletic Park, Wellington

Athletic Park was a well-known ground used mostly for rugby matches in Wellington, New Zealand. The ground was also the inaugural home of New Zealand's principal knockout football tournament, the Chatham Cup (first held in 1923). It has now been demolished and replaced with a retirement village. It was famous for a very steep grandstand (the Millard Stand) which used to sway a little in the regular strong winds that Wellington is famous for.

Located at -41.3172, 174.777 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rugby union stadiums in New Zealand, Sports venues in Wellington City, Rugby World Cup stadiums, Defunct sports venues in New Zealand, Defunct rugby union venues

Zephyrometer

The Zephyrometer is a civic sculpture by Evans Bay, Wellington. It was made by Christchurch artist Phil Price and installed in 2003. It is a kinetic sculpture consisting of a concrete cylinder holding a 26m tall needle which sways to show wind direction and speed (Wellington is known to Kiwis as "Windy Wellington"). The needle consists of fiberglass exterior around a wooden framework.

Located at -41.3119, 174.796 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
New Zealand sculpture, Buildings and structures in Wellington City, Fiberglass sculptures, 2003 sculptures

Kilbirnie, New Zealand

Kilbirnie (from Scottish Gaelic: Cille Bhraonaidh), a suburb of Wellington in New Zealand, lies 3 kilometers to the south-east of the city centre. Travellers can reach Kilbirnie from the Wellington central business district either via the Mount Victoria Tunnel and Hataitai; over Mount Victoria; or around the coast. Kilbirnie sits on the eastern flank of the ridge which becomes Mount Victoria and on the flat of the Rongotai isthmus between Evans Bay to the north and Lyall Bay to the south.

Located at -41.3204, 174.794 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Suburbs of Wellington City

Newtown Park

Newtown Park is a multi-purpose stadium in Wellington, New Zealand. It is currently used mostly for football (soccer) matches and athletic events. The main pitch has a 400 metre, all-weather rubberized athletics track around it, as well as the spectator stands and the corporate loungue. A second, rectangular pitch (Newtown Park 2) is attached south of the main facility.

Located at -41.3203, 174.783 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Association football venues in New Zealand, Sports venues in Wellington City, Multi-purpose stadiums in New Zealand

Rongotai College

Rongotai College is an all-boys state secondary school in the south-eastern suburb of Rongotai in Wellington, New Zealand. The students are aged 12 to 19. The decile 6 school has a roll of over 650 students. About 40 per cent of the students are of European heritage, 20 per cent identify as Pasifika, 15 per cent Maori and there are various Middle Eastern and African students. The students wear a school uniform.

Located at -41.3226, 174.801 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Secondary schools in the Wellington Region, Boys' schools in New Zealand, Schools in Wellington City, New Zealand Organisations With Coats of Arms

Owhiro Bay

Ōwhiro Bay is a southern suburb of Wellington, New Zealand, that overlooks the Cook Strait. It is situated west of the larger suburb of Island Bay.

Located at -41.344, 174.759 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Suburbs of Wellington City

Happy Valley, Wellington

Happy Valley is a southern suburb of Wellington, New Zealand. It is a main thoroughfare between Wellington city and Wellington's somewhat rugged and scenic southern coast. Happy Valley currently has a small eclectic Green community. There is an active community garden nearby the main waterway, the Owhiro Stream, between the school and the coast. North Happy Valley has an active environmental care group called Friends of the Owhiro Stream (FOOS), who have done quite an amount of eco-renewal.

Located at -41.334, 174.757 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Suburbs of Wellington City

Victoria University Coastal Ecology Laboratory

The Victoria University Coastal Ecology Laboratory is a research facility of the School of Biological Sciences at Victoria University of Wellington that supports research in coastal ecology and marine biology. Located at the southern end of the North Island of New Zealand, in Island Bay on Wellington's south coast, approximately 8 km south of the University’s main campus, the laboratory overlooks Cook Strait and the exposed rocky reef systems of the Taputeranga Marine Reserve.

Located at -41.3479, 174.765 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Victoria University of Wellington, Research institutes in New Zealand, Buildings and structures in Wellington City

St Catherine's College, Wellington

St Catherine's College, a Catholic secondary school for girls, operates in the Wellington suburb Kilbirnie in New Zealand. It was founded in 1950 by the Sisters of Mercy. There was formerly a primary school on the site opened by the Sisters of Mercy in 1918. On 30 March 1983, St Catherine's College became an integrated school under the Private Schools Conditional Integration Act of 1975. The Board of Trustees was first elected in 1989 and is responsible for the governance of the College.

Located at -41.3178, 174.793 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1950, Girls' schools in New Zealand, Roman Catholic secondary schools in the Wellington Region, Schools in Wellington City, 1950 establishments in New Zealand, Sisters of Mercy schools

Erskine College, Wellington

Erskine College is a collection of historic buildings (including the Chapel of the Sacred Heart) in Wellington, New Zealand. Built from 1905-6 by the Society of the Sacred Heart (Sacré Coeur), the buildings served as a Catholic girls' boarding school (Convent of the Sacred Heart at Island Bay) until its closure in 1985. The name was changed to Erskine College in the late 1960s to avoid confusion with Sacred Heart College, Lower Hutt.

Located at -41.3334, 174.777 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Wellington City, NZHPT Category I listings in the Wellington Region, Educational institutions established in 1906

Newtown, New Zealand

The suburb of Newtown lies in the southern part of Wellington in New Zealand. The population at the last census (2006) was recorded as 8,409. The suburb lies east of Vogeltown, between Mount Cook and Berhampore. The main thoroughfares of Newtown are Riddiford St. , leading from Mount Cook to Berhampore and Melrose, and Constable St. , leading from Newtown to Kilbirnie.

Located at -41.3137, 174.78 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Suburbs of Wellington City

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