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General Information

The official languages of New Zealand are English, Māori, NZ Sign Language.

The national currency of New Zealand is New Zealand dollar ($) (NZD).

1 NZD equals  .
equals  NZD.

Location

New Zealand

The distance from to New Zealand is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to New Zealand. Exercise normal precautions in New Zealand. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of New Zealand is 40. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 111 to call the police in New Zealand.

LGBT

New Zealand has a score of 9 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. New Zealand ranks #4 worldwide.

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events in New Zealand.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to New Zealand should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in New Zealand to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in New Zealand differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In New Zealand, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type I
Weather

The temperature difference between New Zealand and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in New Zealand. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Rain today through Friday.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Sat November 09 54–65°F  /  12–18°C 96% 86%
Sun November 10 50–63°F  /  10–17°C 96% 100%
Mon November 11 43–60°F  /  6–16°C 73% 59%
Tue November 12 41–63°F  /  5–17°C 66% 10%
Wed November 13 46–65°F  /  8–18°C 73% 27%
Thu November 14 46–61°F  /  8–16°C 80% 91%
Fri November 15 46–63°F  /  8–17°C 78% 79%
Sat November 16 48–71°F  /  9–22°C 64% 13%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:07 am and sets at 08:20 pm. This equates to 14.2 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in New Zealand, it is in . When the sun sets in New Zealand, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in New Zealand is 3.57 NZD. Every kilometer costs an additional 2.86 NZD. Every hour of waiting time costs 50.57 NZD.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in New Zealand.

The minimum driving age is 16.

Left-hand traffic, keep to the left side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 2.00 NZD in New Zealand.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 13.23 NZD.

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in New Zealand is 18.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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