Auroa

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Auroa
Auroa is located in Taranaki Region
Auroa
Auroa
Coordinates: 39°29′1″S 174°2′38″E / 39.48361°S 174.04389°E / -39.48361; 174.04389Coordinates: 39°29′1″S 174°2′38″E / 39.48361°S 174.04389°E / -39.48361; 174.04389
Country New Zealand
Region Taranaki
District South Taranaki District

Auroa is a locality in southern Taranaki. Opunake is to the west, Kaponga to the northeast, and Manaia to the southeast. Mount Taranaki is directly north of Auroa.[1][2]

Education[edit]

Auroa School is a coeducational full primary (years 1-8) school with a decile rating of 8 and a roll of 164.[3] Schools at Pihama, Riverlea and Te Kiri were closed and merged into Auroa School in 2004.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Peter Dowling (editor) (2004), Reed New Zealand Atlas, Reed Books, pp. map 34, ISBN 0-7900-0952-8 
  2. ^ Roger Smith, GeographX (2005), The Geographic Atlas of New Zealand, Robbie Burton, pp. map 96, ISBN 1-877333-20-4 
  3. ^ "Te Kete Ipurangi - Auroa School". Ministry of Education. 
  4. ^ "Education Review Report: Auroa School". Education Review Office. April 2006. Retrieved 2008-06-26. [dead link]

Further reading[edit]

General historical works[edit]

  • Brown, Beryl (ed.) (1991), Auroa: school & districts centennial, 1891-1991, Stratford, [N.Z.]: Stratford Press & Printing, ISBN 0-908904-09-6 

Clubs and organisations[edit]

  • Auroa Highland Pipe Band Inc.: 1928-1978: Golden Jubilee souvenir booklet: 3rd & 4th June,1978., Auroa, [N.Z.]: Auroa Highland Pipe Band Inc., 1978 

Schools[edit]

  • School register index: Oeo 1910 - 1984 : Otakeho to 1984 : Te Roti to 1984 : Tokaora to 1984 : Matapu to 1984 : Auroa : Okaiawa to 1984 : Kapuni, n.p.: n.p., n.d. 
  • Brown, Beryl (ed.) (1991), Auroa: school & districts centennial, 1891-1991, Stratford, [N.Z.]: Stratford Press & Printing, ISBN 0-908904-09-6 
  • Robins, Patricia (ed.) (1966), Auroa (Ratanui) School 75th jubilee, 1891-1966, Auroa, [N.Z.]: 75th Jubilee Executive Committee