Scales - Conversion Tables  © puuikibeach (via Flickr)

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.

View New Zealand Currency & Costs

Clothing Sizes        
Women's Clothing                             
Dress sizes                            
  XXS XS S M L XL XXL XXXL                
Australia/NZ 6         8 10 12 14 16 18 20                
France 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48                
Japan 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19                
Europe 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52                
UK 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20                
USA 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16                
Shoes  (approximate*)                          
Australia/NZ   3.5 4 4.5 5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5     10      10.5  11    
Europe   35 35.5 36 37 37.5 38 38 39 39 40 40        
Japan    21 23 23.5 24  24.5  25  25.5  26  26.5  27  27.5         
UK    2.5 4  4.5 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5        
USA    5  5.5  6 6.5 7 7.5 8  8.5  9  9.5 10        
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.