Masterton Tourism

Masterton (Māori: Whakaoriori) is a large town and local government district in the Wellington Region of New Zealand. It is the largest town in the Wairarapa, a region separated from Wellington by the Rimutaka ranges. It is 100 kilometres north-east of Wellington, 39.4 kilometres south of Eketahuna, on the Ruamahanga River. Masterton has an urban population of 21,000, and district population of 24,400 (June 2015 estimates). The Wairarapa Line railway allows access to Wellington, Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt. Masterton businesses include services for surrounding farmers. Three new industrial parks are being developed in Waingawa, Solway and Upper Plain. The town is the headquarters of the annual Golden Shears sheep-shearing competition.

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Masterton in New Zealand awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Masterton. A gripping city on its own right, Wellington also deserves a visit. Add Wellington to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Museum Of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington Cable Car, Wellington Botanical Garden. Also, to reach Masterton, you'll have to take a flight to Wellington; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Masterton are of 1-2 days.

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  • Know the pollution level of Masterton before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 11.11 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Masterton for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Masterton.

    • 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)
    • Safety Index 61.64 (High)
    • Pollution Index 24.33 (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.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Masterton

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.2 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.36 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.41 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.86 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 66.82 USD

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