New Zealand Webcams

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North Island


Kaeo River (via Northland Regional Council)
Paihia, Bay of Islands - view to Russell (via


North / West

Goat Island, near Cape Rodney, view NE over the outer Gulf

Central / East

Auckland city - view southeast to Viaduct Event Centre, city and Sky Tower (via
Orewa (via
Takapuna (via
Point Chevalier (via
Grey Lynn, Auckland (via
Auckland traffic webcams (via NZTA)
Auckland traffic webcams (via MetService)


Awhitu Peninsular, Manukau Harbour


Raglan Bar cam (via Raglan Sport Fishing Club)
Manu Bay, Raglan (via Raglan Sport Fishing Club)
Raglan - view southwest of Raglan
Raglan A (via NIWA)
Raglan B (via NIWA)
Taupiri (north of Hamilton)
Hamilton traffic webcams (via NZTA)
Matamata - Piako Gliding Club
Tokoroa north

Coromandel Peninsula

Coromandel webcams - several incl Coromandel Harbour, Whitianga and Whangamata
Whitianga (via CoroLive)
Tairua (via NIWA)
Pauanui North (via NIWA)
Pauanui South (via NIWA)
Whangamata (via CoroLive)

Bay of Plenty

White Island cams (via GeoNet)

Whakatane Harbour (via Coastguard)
Rotorua - gardens and lake view (via District Council)


Taupo - view across the lake


Taumarunui (via Horizons Regional Council)


Desert Road Summit (via NZTA)
Tongariro cams (via GeoNet)
Ngauruhoe cams (via GeoNet)
Ruapehu cams (via GeoNet)
Whakapapa/Turoa (via


Gisborne (Waikanae Beach SLSC, Gisborne)

Hawkes Bay

Wairoa East

Napier - Sir Ian Axford Memorial Webcam
Napier City webcams (via City Council)
Hastings Aerodrome

Tararua District

Dannevirke - with several views
Akitio (via Horizons Regional Council)


Castlepoint Lighthouse - LIVE cam via YouTube stream


Multiple Taranaki webcams (via Primo)
Mt Taranaki cam (via GeoNet)
Mt Taranaki - view from near Inglewood (may need Java), or view large static image

Wanganui / Manawatu

Multiple webcams around region (via Horizons Regional Council)
Palmerston North - several cams

Horowhenua / Kapiti Coast

Levin - LIVE stream
Kāpiti Island
Waikanae Boating Club


Hutt Valley

Riverstone, Upper Hutt - annotated with current conditions
Lower Hutt

City / South

Evans Bay
Wellington Airport - live stream
Beacon Hill - multiple views from the Signal Station above the harbour entrance
Wellington traffic webcams (via NZTA)
Wellington traffic webcams (via MetService)


South Island


Picton Harbour


City / Tasman Bay

Port Nelson cams
Richmond and Waimea Plains (via Tasman DC, also via
Kaiteriteri (via Tasman DC)

Northwest / Golden Bay

Tarakohe, Golden Bay (via Tasman DC)
Whanganui Inlet - northwest of Golden Bay

Nelson Lakes

St Arnaud - view over Lake Rotoiti (via Tasman DC, also via


Greymouth Aerodrome
Greymouth (via

Hokitika - live and controllable (via Westland District Council)

Franz Josef Glacier - several views of the Glacier and river valley
Fox Glacier - several views of the Glacier and river valley


Harris Saddle - on the Routeburn Track, elev approx 1250m (via DoC)
Gertrude Valley - view NE up the valley from near the Homer tunnel (via Milford Road Alliance)
Mackinnon Pass - on the Milford Track, view SSE, elev approx 1100m (via DoC)
Te Anau Airport, Manapouri
Kepler Track (via DoC)


Plains and foothills

Kaikoura - (cam via Cubby House Stay)
Hanmer Springs - view south over township to Leslie Hills (via
Port Robinson
Springfield Aerodrome - Canterbury Gliding Club
Timaru - several views with interactive camera (req. Java) (via Timaru District Council)

Christchurch / Banks Peninsula

Port Hills, Summit Road - two views from Gondola
Taylors Mistake
Lyttelton Port Company - several cams
Christchurch traffic webcams (via NZTA)
Christchurch traffic webcams (via MetService)

High Country

Arthur's Pass - views looking north and west
Castle Hill & Mt Cloudesley
Mt Hutt
Mt Dobson
Lake Tekapo - several views from Mt John (alt. 1031m)
Mt Cook from Glentanner Park Centre (also via


Central / Lakes

Whare Kea Chalet - 3 webcams with views to Cook, Aspiring, Earnslaw (loc between Albert Burn Saddle and Dragonfly Peak east of Mt Aspiring)
Wanaka (also via
Lake Wanaka
Wanaka Airport
Queenstown Airport
Cardrona webcams - several cams with daily slideshows
Coronet Peak
The Remarkables


Taiaroa Head Albatross live webcam (YouTube) - with view down harbour to city via DOC
Otago Harbour from Waverley
Dunedin City Council webcams - several views
Otago House webcam
Port Otago webcams - Dunedin Port and Taiaroa Head
St Clair beach - live surfcam


Invercargill (via Southland Girls High School)

Halfmoon Bay, Stewart Island


Need more webcams?

Try one of these pages with multiple webcams... - via map and tiled view webcams

NZTA traffic webcams (via map), or as a region list here - Auckland beach webcams
NIWA's Cam-Era - beach webcams
GeoNet volcano cams for the North Island
Coromandel webcams
Taranaki webcams
Horizons Regional Council webcams

Tasman Disctict Council webcams
Canterbury webcams via CWU
Southern SI - incl Omarama, Alexandra, Mosgiel, Balclutha Airport, Balfour...
Southland webcams


Southern Ocean and Antarctica

Australian Antarctic Program - webcams from Macquarie, Casey, Davis and Mawson stations
Scott Base - Antarctica



Sydney Harbour - great live webcam incl Opera House, CBD and Bridge