Explore Awatuna in New Zealand
Awatuna in the region of New Zealand (general) is a place in New Zealand - some 212 mi or ( 341 km ) South-West of Wellington , the country's capital city .
Time in Awatuna is now 06:01 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Auckland " with a UTC offset of 13 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Woodstock, Wellington, Rutherglen, Rimu, and Richmond. Since you are here already, consider visiting Woodstock . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Awatuna ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
JOURNEY on a 0-6-0, KIATANGATA, SHANTYTOWN NZ
Short journey on a vintage steam 0-6-0 train, Kiatangata at Shantytown, Greymouth, New Zeland. ..
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Interesting facts about this location
The Arahura River is a river located on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It is approximately 56 kilometers in length and flows into the Tasman Sea eight kilometers north of Hokitika, next to the Arahura Pa. The lower reaches of the Arahura River was a major producer of gold in the past - and extensively mined, but it is now worked out. It is also a major source of pounamu (greenstone) for the local Māori.
Located at -42.67 171.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
The Taramakau River is in the northwest of the South Island of New Zealand. It rises in the Southern Alps, 80 kilometres due east of Hokitika, and immediately below the saddle of the Harper's Pass, and runs westward for 75 kilometres into the Tasman Sea 15 kilometres south of Greymouth. Several small rivers are tributaries of the Taramakau, but the only one of note is the Otira River, the valley of which forms the western approach to Arthur's Pass.
Located at -42.57 171.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Kumara, New Zealand
Kumara is a town on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It is located 30 kilometres (19 miles) south of Greymouth, close to the western end of State Highway 73, which leads across Arthur's Pass to Christchurch. The Taramakau River flows past to the north. The population was 318 in the 2006 Census, a decrease of 6 from 2001. The name may come from the Māori language Kohe mara, which is the blossom of the tātarāmoa, or bush lawyer.
Located at -42.63 171.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
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 -42.71 170.99 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
New River / Kaimata
The New River is a river in the West Coast region of the South Island of New Zealand. It rises in the hills to the west of Lake Brunner and flows down the north edge of the floodplain of the Taramakau River then turns north for about 2 kilometres behind coastal dunes before meeting the Tasman Sea. There was much gold dredging activity around the river. The river's name was formally changed to the dual name New River/Kaimata in 1998 as part of the Ngai Tahu claims settlement.
Located at -42.55 171.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
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