Distance between Kaiapoi, New Zealand and the Antarctic Circle

2581 km = 1604 miles

Kaiapoi, New Zealand: basic facts and figures

Country: New Zealand
Kaiapoi coordinates: 43°22′41″ S, 172°38′24″ E
Population: 10,200
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The Antarctic Circle: basic facts and figures

The Antarctic Circle is a circle of latitude or parallel on the Earth's surface. The polar night and the midnight sun phenomena can be observed to the south of the Antarctic Circle.
During the midnight sun there is no sunset and the Sun is over the horizon continuously for 24 hours or more.
During the polar night there is no sunrise and the Sun is below the horizon continuously for 24 hours or more.
For the points on the Earth's surface located at the Antarctic Circle the polar night and the midnight sun coincide with the winter solstice and the summer solstice correspondingly and their duration equals 24 hours.
For the points on the Earth's surface located to the south of the Antarctic Circle the duration of the polar night and the midnight sun grows with latitude.

The latitude of the Antarctic Circle depends on the tilt of the Earth's axis which changes with time.
The current latitude of the Antarctic Circle equals 66°33′43″ S.

Wikipedia article: the Antarctic Circle