Coopers Creek, New Zealand

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Coopers Creek
A sign saying 'Coopers Creek', in Canterbury, NZ.
A sign on the edge of Coopers Creek.
Coopers Creek is located in New Zealand
Coopers Creek
Coopers Creek
Coordinates: 43°17′05″S 172°06′27″E / 43.284764°S 172.107369°E / -43.284764; 172.107369Coordinates: 43°17′05″S 172°06′27″E / 43.284764°S 172.107369°E / -43.284764; 172.107369
Country New Zealand
Territorial authorityWaimakariri District
  • Waimakariri
  • Te Tai Tonga (Maori electorate)[1]
Elevation955 m (3,133 ft)
Time zoneUTC+12 (NZST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+13 (NZDT)
Area code(s)03

Coopers Creek is a small rural community near Oxford, New Zealand in the Waimakariri District, New Zealand. It has only eight roads, and no shops. It has a number of mountains and walking tracks.[2] In 1901, Coopers Creek had a population of 168.[3]


The average temperature in summer is 16.2 °C, and in winter is 5.9 °C.[4]

Month Normal temperature
January 16.8 °C
February 16.3 °C
March 14.6 °C
April 11.6 °C
May 8.3 °C
June 5.8 °C
July 5.3 °C
August 6.5 °C
September 8.9 °C
October 11.2 °C
November 13.3 °C
December 15.5 °C


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  2. ^ "Oxford Forest walking tracks". Department of Conservartion. Archived from the original on 2 December 2013. Retrieved 27 November 2013.
  3. ^ "COOPER'S CREEK". THE CYCLOPEDIA OF NEW ZEALAND. Retrieved 28 November 2013.
  4. ^ "Weather statistics for Coopers Creek, Canterbury (New Zealand)". Retrieved 27 November 2013.