Papakura Tourism, New Zealand

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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 19.94 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.67 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 36.15 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 29.33 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25.68 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.87 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15 (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 50.97 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 41.46 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43.93 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 23.05 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 45.05 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 53.88 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.3 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 54.63 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 76.45 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 44.23 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.11 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 32.85 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 56.97 (Moderate)
  • Living in Papakura - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Papakura is 172.87 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 54.44 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 99.95 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.41 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 39.37 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 82.27 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 73.71 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.08 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 100.28 (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 0.58 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.88 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 101.09 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 74.29 USD

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

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