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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!
Arthurs Pass - New ZealandWelcome 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.
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Arthur's Pass Earthquake Monitor
Advice in an earthquake

Today's Forecast
Saturday 30th May 2015
Day: Steady rain. The rain will be heavy at times. High 6ºC. Winds NNW at 16 to 77 km/h. Chance of rain 100%.
Night: Light rain early...then remaining cloudy with showers overnight. Low 3ºC. Winds NNW at 16 to 77 km/h. Chance of rain 90%.
 
Weather Links
Satellite Image

Satellite Image
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Extended Forecast
SEVERE WEATHER POSSIBLE
IN NEXT 5 DAYS!
Saturday
30 May

3 / 6ºC
Sunday
31 May

4 / 8ºC
Monday
1 Jun

5 / 10ºC
Tuesday
2 Jun

4 / 10ºC
Wednesday
3 Jun

1 / 8ºC
Thursday
4 Jun

-3 / 5ºC
Friday
5 Jun

-4 / 4ºC
Saturday
6 Jun

-2 / 6ºC
Sunday
7 Jun

-2 / 6ºC
Monday
8 Jun

-1 / 5ºC
Click for more information
Update:30/05/15 13:30hrs
 
HIGHWAY CONDITIONS - Click Here

Weather Station
LATEST DAILY READINGS
Update: 30/5/15 13:57hrs NZST
Sunrise: 7:53hrs
Sunset: 17:08hrs
Temperature: 4.3ºC  (Falling)
Temperature (Low): 2.6ºC
Temperature (High): 5.2ºC
Wind Chill: -0.7ºC
Humidity: 100%  (Rising)
Barometer: 1013.83mb (Falling)
Wind Speed: 21km/h
Wind Direction: WSW
Wind Gust: 77km/h (11:44hrs)
Cloud Base: 730m ASL
Freezing Level: 1692m
Daily Rainfall: 13.97mm
Hourly Rain: 4.8mm/hr
24 Hour Rain: 13.97mm

Click Here to view full weather station details.
News...

  • 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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Last Update: Saturday 30/05/2015
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