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Carterton is a small town in the Wellington Region of New Zealand and the seat of the Carterton District. It lies in a farming area of the Wairarapa in New Zealand's North Island. It is located 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) southwest of Masterton and 80 kilometres (50 mi) northeast of Wellington. The town has a population of 5,030 (June 2015 estimate), out of a total district population of 8,800. Carterton was founded in 1857. Originally known as Three Mile Bush, it served as housing for workers building the road between Wellington and Masterton. It was later renamed after Charles Carter, who was in charge of the building of the Black Bridge over the Waiohine River south of the town. The town describes itself as New Zealand's daffodil capital, holding a Daffodil Festival each year on the second Sunday in September.

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Planning a vacation to Carterton in New Zealand? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Wellington, New Zealand. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Wellington for its bountiful attractions like Museum Of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington Cable Car, Wellington Botanical Garden on your trip to Carterton. Popular vacation packages of Carterton are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Carterton*

  • Pollution Statistics in Carterton

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    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Carterton: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Carterton for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Carterton.

    • Burglary and Theft 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 31.25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 31.25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.25 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Carterton - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 62.37 (High)
    • Pollution Index 6.9 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 115 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 81.94 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Carterton

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Carterton

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.34 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.49 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 87.38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 65.25 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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