Okato Tourism

Okato is a small township in rural Taranaki, New Zealand. The population was 561 in the 2013 Census, an increase of 30 from 2006. It is situated about 25 minutes drive around the coast from New Plymouth on State Highway 45. Oakura is 12 km to the north-east, and Warea is 9 km to the south-west. The place offers popular rocky surfing spots around coastal beaches. Okato has all the elements of a New Zealand rural community with sporting facilities (rugby grounds, bowling club, squash courts, tennis courts and swimming pool), Coastal Taranaki School, a police station, and a volunteer fire brigade. Okato was also notable as the home of Okato Cheese which was manufactured by the Okato Co-operative Dairy Company. This manufacturing site closed some years after merging with Egmont Co-operative Dairy. Activities in the Okato area include the Stony River walkway which affords a number of locations from which to take photos of Mt Taranaki.

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

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 39.29 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 28.57 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.43 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 39.29 (Low)
    • Safety Index 58.4 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 18.5 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 76.63 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 84.72 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 124.7 (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 Okato

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.25 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.6 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.14 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 83.21 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 62.09 USD

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