in Buller District of West Coast, New Zealand

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-41.753 and 171.604 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -41° 45' 9" and E 171° 36' 13"
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: 11:49 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:00 am and 5:09 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
41.752 and -8.396 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Fonte Mulhe
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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: 2024-06-20 08:14:34

Explore Westport

Westport in Buller District (West Coast) with it's 3,629 inhabitants is located in New Zealand about 167 mi (or 269 km) west of Wellington, the country's capital.

Local time in Westport is now 11:49 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Westport, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in New Zealand is Westport Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 2 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

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: Greymouth, Richmond, Nelson, Christchurch and Blenheim. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 9°C / 49 °F

Morning Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Evening Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Night Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 68%
Air Pressure 1022 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 96% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Friday, 21st of June 2024

10°C (49 °F)
7°C (44 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 22nd of June 2024

10°C (51 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 23rd of June 2024

9°C (49 °F)
9°C (48 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Bella Vista Motel Westport

0,6 mi
314 Palmerston Street
7825 Westport
New Zealand

Time Information

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

Ascot Motor Lodge

0,0 mi
74 Romilly Street
New Zealand

Time Information

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

Bazil's Hostel & Surf School

0,2 mi
54-56 Russell St
7825 Westport
New Zealand

Time Information

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

Westport Motor Hotel

0,5 mi
207 Palmerston St
7825 Westport
New Zealand

Time Information

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

Westport Motels

0,7 mi
32 The Esplanade
7825 Westport
New Zealand

Time Information

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


0,7 mi
New Zealand

Time Information

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

Videos from this area

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

Loaded KiwiRail Coalie under power near Ngakawau Double Header Original Toll Livery

Published: March 08, 2012
Length: 29:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: wheel5800

Not many of these Corncob liveries left now - this was videoed at the Fairdown Level Crossing http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/nz-rail-geography/

Trip Inn Backpackers Westport

Published: March 29, 2011
Length: 59:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: barekiwi

Described by many travelers as their most homelike experience away from home *** http://www.tripinn.co.nz For more videos and travel tips check out http://www.barekiwi.com.

5c Stockcar Westport 10th Nov 2013 Incar Cam Race 3

Published: November 20, 2013
Length: 37:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jason Fletcher

My first roll in Wifey - well more like a gentle lie down on it's side! Westport Speedway Nov 2013.

White Star vs Westport

Published: May 30, 2014
Length: 35:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: WFRTV - RugbyHeartland

White Star take on Westport on the 24th May 2014. Coverage was originally shown on Toyota Grassroots Rugby. Catch all the Buller RU Action at http://bullerrugby.co.nz.

Cody McCarrison 44n Streetstock Race 1 Queens Birthday Day 1 Westport

Published: June 04, 2012
Length: 43:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: WinstanleyMultimedia

Cody McCarrison 44n Streetstock Queens Birthday Day 1 Race 1 Westport Sunset Speedway New Zealand. Winstanley Multimedia.

5c Stockcar Westport Sunset Speedway Queens Birthday Race 2

Published: June 10, 2013
Length: 39:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jason Fletcher

A very short race as Fletch got stuck in the mud pushed up by the grader.

Hokitika Primary School Kapa Haka competition 2014 - Westport part 2

Published: August 11, 2014
Length: 00:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Kys Leigh

Junior overall winners.

5c Westport Speedway June 2013 Incar Cam Race 4

Published: June 19, 2013
Length: 59:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jason Fletcher

Incar camera - had a play with the set up but still struggled - car was far too tight for such a wet track. Never mind - it was a learing experience!

St James Theatre, Westport, Collapse [No Sound]

Published: October 23, 2008
Length: 58:25 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: valkristabilbo

Video of the roof collapsing on the St James Theatre in Westport New Zealand,

jordan backflips on trampoline westport nz

Published: January 29, 2010
Length: 53:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: jonitsu67

trampoline, back flips, heaps, Jordan Coleman, Westcoast nz.

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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.

Westport, New Zealand

Westport is a town in the West Coast region of the South Island of New Zealand. It is located on the northern bank and at the mouth of the Buller River, close by the prominent headland of Cape Foulwind. It is connected via State Highway 6 with Greymouth 100 kilometres to the south, and with Nelson in the northeast, via the Buller Gorge. The town is thought to have been named after Westport, County Mayo in Ireland, although the choice of name was no doubt also guided by the town's location.

Located at -41.7393, 171.569 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places in the West Coast Region, Buller District, Westport, New Zealand

Westport Airport, New Zealand

Westport Airport is an airport in Kawatiri, Westport, New Zealand. Air New Zealand has daily flights which are operated by Eagle Airways Beechcraft 1900D. Recently Westport Airport has had a new terminal constructed. In 2007 Air West Coast connected Westport to Greymouth, Christchurch and Wellington these services has since been discontinued.

Located at -41.7381, 171.581 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in New Zealand, Buller District, Buildings and structures in the West Coast Region, Westport, New Zealand

Orowaiti River

The Orowaiti River is a river of the West Coast Region of New Zealand's South Island. The smaller of the two rivers which run through the town of Westport, it reaches the Karamea Bight three kilometres to the east of its larger neighbour, the Buller River.

Located at -41.75, 171.633 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of the West Coast Region, Buller District

Buller High School

Buller High School is a secondary school in the town of Westport, New Zealand. The school has a roll of over 350 students, all Year 9 and above. As well as students from Westport, the school has a large number of students from nearby towns that do not have high schools of their own, such as Waimangaroa, Granity, and Seddonville. The school was founded in 1922, although has ties to earlier secondary schooling in the Buller district.

Located at -41.7474, 171.605 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Articles created via the Article Wizard, Secondary schools in New Zealand, Westport, New Zealand, Schools in the West Coast Region

Carters Beach

Carters Beach is a small town on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island, located 6 kilometres West of Westport on State Highway 67a. Carters Beach is the only sheltered sandy beach on the West Coast suitable for swimming. An 18-hole golf course and Westport airport are located nearby.

Located at -41.75, 171.567 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Articles created via the Article Wizard, Populated places in New Zealand, Buller District

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Westport, WSZ, ウエストポート, უესტპორტი, 웨스트포트