Matamata, New Zealand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Matamata, New Zealand? If you're planning to go to Matamata, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Matamata, New Zealand

Based on the climate and weather in Matamata, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Matamata, New Zealand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Matamata, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Matamata, New Zealand by month

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January

January here is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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February

If you visit Matamata during February, you may find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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March

March in Matamata is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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April

April in Matamata is balmy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

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May

If you are traveling to Matamata in May, you will notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

June in Matamata is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains about half of the time.

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July

July in this region is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains about half of the time.

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August

In August, Matamata is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Matamata, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost once in a while.

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September

If you are traveling to Matamata in September, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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October

If you vacation in Matamata during October, you might notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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November

November in Matamata is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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December

If you visit Matamata during December, you might see that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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Activities for Matamata, New Zealand

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Matamata.

If you see the Firth Tower Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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