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Kakaramea is located in Taranaki Region
Coordinates: 39°42′34″S 174°26′56″E / 39.70944°S 174.44889°E / -39.70944; 174.44889Coordinates: 39°42′34″S 174°26′56″E / 39.70944°S 174.44889°E / -39.70944; 174.44889
Country New Zealand
Region Taranaki
District South Taranaki District

Kakaramea is a town in South Taranaki, New Zealand. State Highway 3 passes through it. Patea is about 6 km to the south-east, and Hawera is about 20 km to the north-west.[1][2]


Kakaramea School is a coeducational contributing primary (years 1-6) school with a decile rating of 5 and a roll of 52.[3] The school and district celebrated their 125th jubilee in 2001.[4]


  1. ^ Peter Dowling (editor) (2004), Reed New Zealand Atlas, Reed Books, pp. map 44, ISBN 0-7900-0952-8 
  2. ^ Roger Smith, GeographX (2005), The Geographic Atlas of New Zealand, Robbie Burton, pp. map 97, ISBN 1-877333-20-4 
  3. ^ Te Kete Ipurangi - Kakaramea School, Ministry of Education 
  4. ^ Jubilees & reunions: Kakaramea School and District ([dead link]Scholar search), Education Gazette New Zealand 79 (19), 23 October 2000