State Highway 6 running through Fox Glacier
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|Time zone||UTC+12 (NZST)|
|o Summer (DST)||UTC+13 (NZDT)|
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Fox Glacier (M?ori: Weheka) is a small town on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. Bruce Bay is 46 km (29 mi) to the south-west of the township, and Franz Josef is 23 km (14 mi) north-east. State Highway 6 runs through the town. The township is 6 km (3.7 mi) from the eponymous Fox Glacier, and a similar distance from Lake Matheson.
Fox Glacier is primarily a service centre for tourists, although it also services the local farming community. The town is served by the Fox Glacier Aerodrome.
The nearest secondary school to Fox Glacier is South Westland Area School, 85 km (53 mi) away in Hari Hari.