I am impressed by, and are supporting this independent NZ initiated aid project, the Solu-Khumbu & Helambu Relief Fund, helping the Nepali in the more remote outposts affected by the earthquake/s through supplying medical help, shelter and food before the monsoon further devastates their lives! You can help by donating at https://givealittle.co.nz/cause/nepal-earthquake-2015. Visit their Facebook Page to follow their work! - Graeme -
For other donation options in NZ Click Here. Aussies Click Here for your donation options!
Welcome to Arthur's Pass, New Zealand|
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.
For pre-arrival advice Click Here.
North Webcam (HD)
North - Timelapse
ALL Webcams - Click Here
Advice in an earthquake
|Issued: 29/06/2015 7:04am. Valid to 1/07/2015 6pm|
|Click Here for detailed information.|
Dangerous conditions, conservative decision making essential!
(1000m - 2000m)
Heightened avalanche conditions on specific terrain features.
Generally safe, watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features.
|Tuesday 30th June 2015|
Day: Overcast with rain showers at times. High 7ºC. Winds NW at 27 to 92 km/h. Chance of rain 60%.
Night: Rain showers early becoming steady light rain overnight. Low 3ºC. Winds NW at 27 to 92 km/h. Chance of rain 70%.
Click Here for full satellite images
HIGHWAY CONDITIONS - Click Here
|SEVERE WEATHER POSSIBLE|
IN NEXT 5 DAYS!
3 / 7ºC
1 / 6ºC
3 / 6ºC
-4 / 4ºC
-1 / 5ºC
1 / 5ºC
0 / 4ºC
-1 / 6ºC
-2 / 3ºC
-3 / 3ºC
|Click for more information|
Click Here to view full weather station details.
LATEST DAILY READINGS|
Update: 30/6/15 10:57hrs NZST
Temperature (Low): 2.9ºC
Temperature (High): 6.8ºC
Wind Chill: 3.4ºC
Barometer: 1012.78mb (Rising)
Wind Speed: 7km/h
Wind Direction: NNW
Wind Gust: 92km/h (6:32hrs)
Cloud Base: 1868m ASL
Freezing Level: 2045m
Daily Rainfall: 0mm
24 Hour Rain: 9.65mm
- Winter conditions in alpine areas! Snow has started affecting many higher tracks and routes. Check with the Visitor Centre for current conditions in all alpine areas. Ice axe, crampons and avalanche skills may be required.
- HIGHWAY 73 IS UNDERGOING MAJOR ROADWORKS east of the Village for 6km for a 2 year period starting in May 2015. Large heavy vehicles and some delays may be encountered. Visit Highway Conditions to view updates.
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