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Arthurs Pass - New ZealandWelcome to Arthur's Pass
Our small alpine village is nestled amongst the Southern Alps in New Zealand's South Island (Maps). You will find a wealth of information about this region on this site.

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Arthur's Pass Earthquake Monitor
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Weather Information
Tuesday
31 Mar

4 / 15ºC
Wednesday
1 Apr

6 / 18ºC
Thursday
2 Apr

7 / 17ºC
Friday
3 Apr

8 / 18ºC
Saturday
4 Apr

8 / 16ºC
Sunday
5 Apr

6 / 17ºC
Monday
6 Apr

8 / 17ºC
Tuesday
7 Apr

11 / 17ºC
Wednesday
8 Apr

8 / 17ºC
Thursday
9 Apr

7 / 16ºC
Click for further information
Update:31/03/15 17:29hrs
 
HIGHWAY CONDITIONS - Click Here

LATEST DAILY READINGS
Update: 31/3/15 16:57hrs NZST
Sunrise: 6:47hrs
Sunset: 18:24hrs
Temperature: 11.1ºC  (Falling)
Temperature (Low): 6.0ºC
Temperature (High): 14.8ºC
Wind Chill: 8.8ºC
Humidity: 81%  (Rising)
Barometer: 1017.62mb (Rising)
Wind Speed: 9km/h
Wind Direction: W
Wind Gust: 58km/h (12:56hrs)
Cloud Base:  1130m ASL
Freezing Level: 2738m
Daily Rainfall: 0mm
24 Hour Rain: 0mm


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News...

  • A new mountain has been named in Arthur's Pass National Park. Mt Foweraker at 1804m is situated between the Dome and The Pyramid in the Sudden Valley area (E1493767 N5241310). It is named after Charles Foweraker, a lecturer in charge of Canterbury University's first Forestry School. Foweraker was a senior lecturer in botany and forestry and spent his working career from 1914 to 1951 at Canterbury College, now the University of Canterbury. He was a major user of the Cass field station and wider area during his working career. The mountain peak is the most prominent mountain peak when looking north-west from the field station towards Arthur's Pass National Park.
  • HIGHWAY 73 IS UNDERGOING MAJOR ROADWORKS just west of the Village. Periods of single lane traffic controlled by lights is expected until mid-March 2015. Visit Highway Conditions to view updates.
  • Access to Scotts Track (Avalanche Peak) has changed with the highway construction work. Entry is now via the Punchbowl Falls car park, taking a new track from near the first foot-bridge. Take care crossing the highway at this point, and adhere to instructions from road-workers!
  • The "bad guys" are about again breaking into vehicles at the various track-head car parks. Don't leave valuables in your car, and if you see something suspicious ring Police on 111.

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Last Update: Tuesday 31/03/2015
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