in Westland District of West Coast, New Zealand

Location Summary
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: 08:44 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:45 am and 5:19 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
42.698 and -9.021 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
This place on Wikipedia
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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: 2024-05-18 08:26:29

Discover Hokitika

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 08:44 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 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: 9°C / 49 °F

Morning Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Evening Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Night Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 75%
Air Pressure 1020 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 98% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Sunday, 19th of May 2024

12°C (53 °F)
11°C (51 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 20th of May 2024

12°C (54 °F)
8°C (47 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Tuesday, 21st of May 2024

13°C (55 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Rimu Lodge

4,1 mi
33 Seddons Terrace Road
7883 Hokitika
New Zealand

Time Information

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

Bella Vista Hokitika

0,1 mi
52 Fitzherbert Street
7810 Hokitika
New Zealand

Time Information

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

Jade Court Motor Lodge

0,0 mi
85 Fitzherbert Street
7810 Hokitika
New Zealand

Time Information

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

Beachfront Hotel

0,2 mi
111 Revell Street
7810 Hokitika
New Zealand

Time Information

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

Annabelle Motel

0,6 mi
214 Weld Street
7810 Hokitika
New Zealand

Time Information

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

Videos from this area

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Jade Carving NZ

Published: July 14, 2009
Length: 44:52 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: BonzStonz

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National Kiwi Centre - Hokitika

Published: September 30, 2010
Length: 03:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: barekiwi

See Kiwi in their natural habitat, Tuatara, long finned eel & much more! *** http://www.thenationalkiwicentre.co.nz For more videos and travel tips check out http://www.barekiwi.com.


Published: March 20, 2007
Length: 18:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Nick Eyre

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

Published: April 24, 2012
Length: 56:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ManatuTaonga

After gold was discovered in 1864 a lively town sprang up at Hokitika. Within a few months it had 5000 residents and 72 hotels. However, its port was dangerous, and many ships met their end...


Published: October 16, 2010
Length: 02:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dean Trolle


Beachfront Hotel Hokitika, New Zealand

Published: April 07, 2011
Length: 36:45 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: beachhotelhoki

Stay on a wild West Coast beach in Hokitika, New Zealand! We offer the most unique location for accommodation on the West Coast, on the beach and in the centre of town. A wide range of ...

Bella Vista Hokitika

Published: November 05, 2010
Length: 15:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Dean Trolle

2013 03 23 West Coast Wilderness Trail, New Zealand

Published: March 27, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 12321kiwi

Jade (pounamu) history and spituality

Published: April 03, 2014
Length: 08:56 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Bonz n Stonz

Interested in an experience which will last a life-time? Visit Bonz 'n Stonz Carving Studio & Gallery. Design and carve your own unique piece of jewellry or ...

Driving to DOC camping site near Hokitika

Published: November 08, 2014
Length: 00:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: KilonKarju

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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.


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.

Located at -42.7167, 170.967 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in New Zealand, Westland District, Hokitika, Former provincial capitals of New Zealand

Hokitika Airport

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.

Located at -42.7136, 170.985 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in New Zealand, Hokitika

Hokitika River

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.

Located at -42.7167, 170.95 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers used for whitewater recreation, Westland District, Rivers of the West Coast Region

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