Paraparaumu, New Zealand

Travel to Paraparaumu

Paraparaumu (Māori: [ˈpaɾapaˈɾaʉmʉ]) is a town in the south-western North Island of New Zealand. It lies on the Kapiti Coast, 55 kilometres (34 mi) north of the nation's capital city, Wellington.

Like other towns in the area, it has a partner settlement at the coast called Paraparaumu Beach, which lies directly opposite Kapiti Island. The two towns form part of the Kapiti Coast District. Together with the nearby Raumati Beach and Raumati South they are among the fastest-growing urban areas in New Zealand, and are major dormitory towns with workers commuting to the cities that make up the Wellington urban area. The four towns between them have a 2012 population of over 49,000 people. Inland behind Paraparaumu is the Maungakotukutuku area.



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Weather in Paraparaumu

February is the hottest month ☀️, with average temperature of 63° degrees. July is the coldest month ❄️, with average temperature of 45° degrees. August is the wettest month 💧, with 3.94 In. of rain and/or snow.



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