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Avondale Destination Guide

Delve into Avondale in New Zealand!

Avondale in the region of Marlborough is a place located in New Zealand - some 65 mi (or 105 km) South-West of Wellington, the country's capital.

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Local time in Avondale is now 06:42 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Auckland" with an UTC offset of 13 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Wellington, Waihopai, Richmond, Pine Valley, Palmerston North or Blenheim. While being here, you might want to check out and Avondale as well. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

Tummil River

The Tummil River is a river of the Marlborough Region of New Zealand's South Island. It flows northwest from rough hill country north of Mount Horrible to reach the Avon River southwest of Blenheim.

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Located at -41.68, 173.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of the Marlborough Region

Teme River

The Teme River is a river of the Marlborough Region of New Zealand's South Island. It flows north from its sources in rough hill country north of the Awatere River valley to reach the Avon River.

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Located at -41.68, 173.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of the Marlborough Region

1848 Marlborough earthquake

The 1848 Marlborough earthquake is the name associated with a severe earthquake which occurred at 1:40 a.m. on 16 October 1848 and whose epicenter was in the Marlborough region of the South Island of New Zealand. In Wellington the shaking lasted for about two minutes and caused widespread damage, especially to brick- or stone- built structures.

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Located at -41.68, 173.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:1848 in New Zealand, 1848 natural disasters, Earthquakes in New Zealand, History of the Marlborough Region

GCSB Waihopai

New Zealand's Government Communications Security Bureau operates GCSB Waihopai, which it describes as a satellite communications monitoring facility in the Waihopai Valley, near Blenheim.

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Located at -41.68, 173.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in the Marlborough Region, Earth stations in New Zealand, Marlborough Region, UKUSA listening stations

Wairau River

The Wairau River is one of the longest rivers in New Zealand's South Island. It flows for 170 kilometres from the Spenser Mountains (a northern range of the Southern Alps), firstly in a northwards direction and then northeast down a long, straight valley in inland Marlborough. The river's lower reaches are noted for the surrounding fertile plain, now one of New Zealand's finest wine producing regions.

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Located at -41.68, 173.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of the Marlborough Region