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Houses in Gore Bay
Gore Bay, 1874
1874 watercolour painting, with Mrs Robinson's cottage behind the cabbage tree

Gore Bay is a coastal settlement near Cheviot, New Zealand.

It has a surfing beach with summer beach houses and 14 permanent residents. There are two local camping grounds, each with beach access and business. It is a popular New Year's Eve venue. Of note is Cathedral Gully, a spectacular weathered clay canyon.

The cottage at 60 Moody Street that once belonged to Mrs. Eliza Robinson, wife of local runholder William 'Ready Money' Robinson, is registered by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust as a Category II structure, with registration number 1769.

Climate

Climate data for Gore Bay
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Precipitation mm (inches) 61.7
(2.429)
57.1
(2.248)
78.4
(3.087)
80.9
(3.185)
82.4
(3.244)
69
(2.72)
81.1
(3.193)
79
(3.11)
53
(2.09)
61.4
(2.417)
64.4
(2.535)
51.8
(2.039)
820.2
(32.291)
Source: Climate Charts'

Coordinates: 42°51′31.3″S 173°18′34.3″E / 42.858694°S 173.309528°E / -42.858694; 173.309528

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