Papakura Tourism

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Papakura is a suburb of Auckland, in northern New Zealand. It is located on the shores of the Pahurehure Inlet, approximately 32 kilometres south of Auckland CBD. It is under the authority of the Auckland Council. Papakura is a Māori word believed to have originated from papa, meaning earth or flat (abbreviation of Papatuanuku) and kura meaning red, reflecting the rich, fertile soil upon which the community was founded.


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Facts and Stats for Papakura*

  • Pollution Statistics in Papakura

    Know the pollution level of Papakura before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 20.77 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.31 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.12 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30.22 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 19.4 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 26.89 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 21.07 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 13.81 (Very Low)
  • Papakura: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 51.63 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 42.51 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 44.32 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 23.73 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 45.6 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 55.05 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 42.09 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 55.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 76.13 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.5 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 33.79 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 57.63 (Moderate)
  • Living in Papakura - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Papakura is 170.64 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 53.77 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 99.95 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 28.21 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40.57 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 86.78 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 72.76 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.91 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 100.05 (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 Papakura

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.62 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 100.41 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 71.83 USD

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

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