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New Zealand Conversion Tables

New Zealand uses the metric system for weights and measurements. Below is a conversion table to assist you in working out weights, measurements, distances, clothing and shoe sizes, as used in New Zealand.

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Clothing Sizes
Women's Clothing                     
Dress sizes                    
Australia/NZ 8 10 12 14 16 18 20        
Europe 36 38 40 42 44 46 48        
Japan 5 7 9 11 13 15 17        
UK 8 10 12 14 16 18 20        
USA 6 8 10 12 14 16 18        
Shoes  (approximate*)                  
Australia/NZ 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10
Europe 36.5/37 37.5/38 38/38.5 38.5/39 39/39.5 39.5/40 40/41 41.42 42/42.5 42.5/43 43/43.5
Japan  22.5 23 23.5 24  24.5  25  25.5  26  26.5  27  27.5 
UK  4 4.5  5 5.5 6.5  7.5  8.5 
USA  6.5/7  7/7.5  7.5/8  8/8.5  8.5/9  9/9.5  9.5/10  10/10.5  10.5/11  11/11.5  11.5/12
Men's Clothing                     
Suits, Jackets, Jumpers                    
Australia/NZ  88 92 96  100  104  108  112  116  120     
Europe  44 46  48  50  52  54  56  58  60     
Japan  S        M        L    
UK 34 35   36 37 38 39  40  41  42     
USA 34 35  36  37  38  39  40 41  42     
Shoes (approximate*)                    
Australia/NZ 6 7 8 10  11  12         
Europe  38/39  39.5/40  41/42  42.5/43  44/44.5 44.5/45  45.5/46        
Japan  24.5 25.5  26.5  27.5  28.5  29.5  30.5         
UK 6 10  11  12         
USA 6.5 7.5  8.5  9.5  10.5  11.5  12.5         

 

Temperature
Celsius -10 -5 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 100
Fahrenheit 14 23 32 41 50 59 68 77 86 95 104 212

 

Weights and Measures
Imperial >> Metric Metric >> Imperial
1 inch (in) 2.54 centimetres (cm) 1 millimetre 0.03937 inches
1 foot (ft) 0.3048 metres (m) 1 centimetre 0.3937 inches
1 yard (yd) 0.9144 metres (m) 1 metre 1.0936 yards
1 mile 1.6093 kilometres (km) 1 kilometre 0.6214 miles
1 Nautical Mile 1.853 kilometres (km)    
       
1 fluid ounce (fl oz) 28.413 millilitres (ml) 1 millilitre 0.035 fluid ounces
1 pint (pt) 0.5683 litres (l) 1 litre 2.1 pints
1 gallon (ga) 4.5461 litres (l)    
       
1 ounce (oz) 28.35 grams (g) 1 gram 0.0352 fluid ounces
1 pound (lb) 0.4536 kilograms (kg) 1 kilogram 2.2046 lbs
1 stone 6.3503 kilograms (kg) 1 metric tonne 1.1 short tons
       
1 acre 0.4 hectares 1 hectare 2.5 acres

 

*Please note: All size conversions are approximate and should be confirmed with the retailer before purchases are made.