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Matarakau Destination Guide

Explore Matarakau in New Zealand

Matarakau in the region of New Zealand (general) is a place in New Zealand - some 482 mi or ( 776 km ) East of Wellington , the country's capital city .

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Time in Matarakau is now 11:12 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Chatham " with a UTC offset of 13.75 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Waitangi, and Karewa. Since you are here already, consider visiting Waitangi . Where to go and what to see in Matarakau ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Matarakau Point

Matarakau Point is a headland on the north coast, and 13 km from the easternmost point, of the main Chatham Island in the Chatham Islands group of New Zealand. It has been identified as an Important Bird Area by BirdLife International because it supports breeding colonies of the critically endangered Chatham and endangered Pitt Shags.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -43.73 -176.35 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Headlands of New Zealand, Important Bird Areas of the Chatham Islands, Seabird colonies

Rangitahi Lake

Rangitahi Lake is located in the Chatham Islands of New Zealand. It is located on Chatham Island, to the northeast of Te Whanga Lagoon, close to the northern end of Hanson Bay.

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Located at -43.77 -176.35 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Geography of the Chatham Islands, Lakes of New Zealand

JM Barker (Hapupu) Historic Reserve

JM Barker (Hapupu) National Historic Reserve is 33 hectares of kopi forest which was created to protect Moriori tree carvings called momori-rakau (or dendroglyphs). The reserve is located at the north-eastern end of Chatham Island, the main island in the Chatham Islands, close to Hanson Bay.

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Located at -43.80 -176.35 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Geography of the Chatham Islands, Moriori, Protected areas of New Zealand

Okawa Point

Okawa Point lies at the north-eastern end of Hanson Bay near the easternmost point of the main Chatham Island in the Chatham Islands group of New Zealand. It has been identified as an Important Bird Area by BirdLife International because it supports breeding colonies of the critically endangered Chatham and endangered Pitt Shags.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -43.77 -176.24 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Headlands of New Zealand, Important Bird Areas of the Chatham Islands, Seabird colonies

Chatham Islands / Tuuta Airport

Chatham Islands / Tuuta Airport is a small airport 10.5 NM (19.5 km) northeast of Waitangi Township on the Chatham Islands, New Zealand. Air Chathams operate services to Auckland returning via Napier, Christchurch, and Wellington operating Convair 580 aircraft. Air Chathams operate to the following destinations on the following days. Monday: Chathams - Wellington International Airport. Tuesday: Chathams - Christchurch International Airport.

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Located at -43.81 -176.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Airports in New Zealand, Chatham Islands