Ashley, New Zealand

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Ashley
Rural Area
Ashley Hotel
Ashley Hotel
Ashley is located in New Zealand
Ashley
Ashley
Coordinates: 43°16′34″S 172°35′57″E / 43.276028°S 172.599248°E / -43.276028; 172.599248Coordinates: 43°16′34″S 172°35′57″E / 43.276028°S 172.599248°E / -43.276028; 172.599248
Country  New Zealand
Region Canterbury
Territorial authority Waimakariri District
Electorates Kaikoura and Waimakariri;
Te Tai Tonga (Maori electorate)[1]
Time zone NZST (UTC+12)
 • Summer (DST) NZDT (UTC+13)
Postcode 7477 and 7473
Area code(s) 03

Ashley is a small rural area in North Canterbury, in the South Island of New Zealand. It used to have a railway station on the Main North Line that runs through the village. As of the 2013 New Zealand census, 1083 people live in Ashley.[2]

Education[edit]

Ashley School is Ashley's only school, and was established in 1864.[3] It is a decile 9 state co-educational full primary, with 143 students (as of February 2017).[4] The principal is Craig Mullan.

Demographics[edit]

Ashley population by year
Census Pop. ±% Ref
1901 202 - [5]
... ... ...
2001 759 - [2]
2006 885 17Increase [2]
2013 1,083 22Increase [2]

Climate[edit]

The average temperature in summer is 15.9 °C, and in winter is 7 °C.[6]

Month Normal temperature
January 16.4 °C
February 16.1 °C
March 14.9 °C
April 12.4 °C
May 9.4 °C
June 7.0 °C
July 6.5 °C
August 7.4 °C
September 9.4 °C
October 11.5 °C
November 13.2 °C
December 15.1 °C

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Find my Electorate | Electoral Commission". Elections.org.nz. Retrieved 2015-06-18. 
  2. ^ a b c d "StatsMaps - 2013 Census population and dwelling map". Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Ashley School". Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "Directory of Schools - as at 6 March 2017". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 10 April 2017. 
  5. ^ "Ashley". THE CYCLOPEDIA OF NEW ZEALAND. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Weather statistics for Ashley, Canterbury (New Zealand)". yr.no. Retrieved 11 December 2013.