in Westland District of West Coast, New Zealand
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -42.717 and 170.967 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -42° 43' 0" and E 170° 58' 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: 05:01 PM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
- UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:30 am and 8:09 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 42.698 and -9.021 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to New Zealand.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning New Zealand. Last Update: 2020-10-23 08:25:48
Hokitika in Westland District (West Coast) with it's 3,401 citizens is a place in New Zealand about 219 mi (or 353 km) south-west of Wellington, the country's capital city.
Current time in Hokitika is now 05:01 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 13 hours. We know of 9 airports near Hokitika, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in New Zealand is Hokitika Airfield in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
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: Greymouth, Christchurch, Richmond, Nelson and Dunedin. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 16°C / 61 °F
|Morning Temperature||7°C / 45 °F|
|Evening Temperature||15°C / 60 °F|
|Night Temperature||14°C / 56 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1023 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 4% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Sunday, 25th of October 2020
16°C (60 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Monday, 26th of October 2020
15°C (59 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Very heavy rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.
Tuesday, 27th of October 2020
16°C (60 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
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Wild Foods Festival 2007, A 6 day road trip to the West Coast of New Zealand. Through the Lewis Pass to Kiakora then back down South via Ashbuton, Lake Tekapo and finally Queenstown.
Gold fever in Hokitika - Roadside Stories
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Beachfront Hotel Hokitika, New Zealand
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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Hokitika is a township in the West Coast Region of New Zealand's South Island, 40 kilometres south of Greymouth, and close to the mouth of the Hokitika River. According to the 2006 census, the usually-resident population of the Hokitika urban area was 3,078, a decrease of 12 people since 2001. A further 828 people live in the surrounding area, an increase of 180 since 2001. On a clear day Aoraki / Mount Cook can clearly be seen from Hokitika's main street.
Hokitika Aerodrome is a small, uncontrolled aerodrome located 1 NM (1.9 km) north east of Hokitika in the suburb of Seaview on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It is also the closest domestic airport with scheduled flights to Greymouth 40 km further north, the largest settlement on the coast. The airport handles aircraft up to ATR 72-500 size that are operated by national airline, Air New Zealand. The busiest day is Friday with five flights to Christchurch.
The Hokitika River is in the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It is about 64 kilometers long, beginning in the Southern Alps and flowing into the Tasman Sea next to the town of Hokitika. The Hokitika River, and its eastern tributary, the Kokatahi River, have formed the Kowhitirangi-Kokatahi alluvial plain; a fertile and productive land extensively used for dairy farming.
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