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Whakatane Destination Guide

Discover Whakatane in New Zealand

Whakatane in the region of Bay of Plenty with its 18,602 habitants is a town located in New Zealand - some 258 mi or ( 416 km ) North-East of Wellington , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Whakatane

Local time in Whakatane is now 07:18 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Auckland " with a UTC offset of 13 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Wellington, Thornton, Taneatua, Palmerston North, and Ohope Beach. When in this area, you might want to check out Wellington . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Whakatane ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Moko the Dolphin takes a break in the Whakatane harbour

2:30 min by Whaleislandtours
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Moko the friendly Bottle nose dolphin escorts Diveworks Charters Dolphin watching boat into Whakatane harbour and takes up residence for the evening resting between a mooring bouy and old fishing boat ..

Whakatane Harbour

1:55 min by Whaleislandtours
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A panning view of Whakatane harbour in the early morning ..

Whakatane Sunrise (HD)

0:59 min by jasestu
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Another beautiful day dawns in New Zealand's Eastern Bay of Plenty. Recorded by Canon EOS 7D in 1080p HD from the beach at Coastlands. See my attempts at capturing this wonderful place in single frame ..

New Zealand - White Island Gonetilwhenever's photos around Whakatane (White Island), New Zealand

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Interesting facts about this location

Whakatane Seventh-day Adventist School

Whakatane Seventh-day Adventist School is a Full Primary School (years 1-8) in Kopeopeo, a suburb of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand. Statistics: Roll generated entitlement = 2.5 Number of teachers= 3

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -37.96 176.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Christian schools in New Zealand, Primary schools in New Zealand, Schools affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Schools in New Zealand, Schools in the Bay of Plenty Region

Whakatane Astronomical Society

The Whakatane Astronomical Society is a voluntary, non-profit society for people interested in amateur astronomy in the Whakatane District of New Zealand. The society maintains a small observatory in Whakatane, which has been operating continuously since 1963. The society is affiliated with the Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -37.96 177.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Astronomical observatories in New Zealand, Science and technology in New Zealand

Whakatane River

The Whakatane River is a major river of the Bay of Plenty Region in the North Island of New Zealand. It flows north from near the small town of Ruatahuna through Te Urewera National Park, reaching the Bay of Plenty through the town of Whakatane. The river is 95 kilometres in length.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -37.95 177.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Rivers of the Bay of Plenty Region

Paroa, Bay of Plenty

Paroa is a rural locality situated near Whakatane in the Bay of Plenty region of New Zealand. The small, predominantly Māori community is located along State Highway 30, and contains a school and a sports rugby club.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -37.95 176.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Geography of the Bay of Plenty Region, Populated places in New Zealand

Ohope Beach

Ohope Beach is a beach in the eastern Bay of Plenty, on the northeast coast of the North Island of New Zealand, six kilometres east and over the hill, from Whakatane.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -37.96 177.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Geography of the Bay of Plenty Region, Populated places in New Zealand, Visitor attractions in the Bay of Plenty Region

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Whakatane