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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.
Webcams
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Webcam Timelapses

Arthur's Pass Earthquake Monitor
Advice in an earthquake

Avalanche Risk (Local)
20/06/2018 07:57hrs
HIGH ALPINE
(Above 2000m)
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Insufficient information to establish avalanche danger rating.
ALPINE
(1000m - 2000m)
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Insufficient information to establish avalanche danger rating.
SUB ALPINE
(Below 1000m)
? No Rating
Insufficient information to establish avalanche danger rating.

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Weather Links
Satellite Image
Satellite Image
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Highway Conditions
Updated: 01:00 21/6/18
SH 73 Springfield to Arthurs Pass
Impact: Delays
Reason: Other
Comment: Install guardrail with seal widening requires stop/go and temporary traffic signals control into one lane.
Start Time: 20/06/2018 14:44hrs
Expected Resolution: 14/07/2018 00:00
More Information: Click Here


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Extended Forecast
SEVERE WEATHER POSSIBLE
IN NEXT 5 DAYS!
Wednesday
20 Jun

-2 / 9ºC
Thursday
21 Jun

-3 / 1ºC
Friday
22 Jun

-2 / 3ºC
Saturday
23 Jun

0 / 2ºC
Sunday
24 Jun

-2 / 4ºC
Monday
25 Jun

-5 / 0ºC
Tuesday
26 Jun

-3 / -2ºC
Wednesday
27 Jun

-2 / 1ºC
Thursday
28 Jun

-1 / 2ºC
Friday
29 Jun

-1 / 2ºC
Click for more information
Update:20/06/18 21:00hrs
 

Weather Stations
LATEST DAILY READINGS
Update: 21/6/18 0:53hrs NZST
Sunrise: 8:06hrs
Sunset: 17:06hrs
Temperature: 1.1ºC  (Falling)
Temperature (Low): 1.0ºC
Temperature (High): 1.5ºC
Wind Chill: 1.1ºC
Humidity: 96%  (Rising)
Barometer: 1022.39mb (Falling)
Wind Speed: 0km/h
Wind Direction: SE
Wind Gust: 5km/h (0:00hrs)
Cloud Base: 805m ASL
Freezing Level: 1199m
Daily Rainfall: 0mm
24 Hour Rain: 0mm
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News...
  • Taipo River: The original cableway (Scotty's) in the lower Taipo River has been replaced with a 3-wire bridge. This bridge is quite high above the river and trampers using this part of the route should be quite confident at using this type of structure.
  • Casey Hut has burnt down - Casey Hut in the Poulter River catchment burnt down in late 2015. The next closest hut is Trust-Poulter, 5km upstream on the true-right. Good camping sites, water (Casey Stream) and a toilet remains at the old Casey Hut site.
  • The following bivouacs no longer exist! - Hallelujah Bivouac (Andrews Stream), Thompson Bivouac (Thompson Stream), Top Cox Bivouac (Cox River), Waterfall Bivouac (Row Stream)

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