Mangatoki

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Mangatoki
Mangatoki is located in Taranaki Region
Mangatoki
Mangatoki
Coordinates: 39°25′29″S 174°13′6″E / 39.42472°S 174.21833°E / -39.42472; 174.21833Coordinates: 39°25′29″S 174°13′6″E / 39.42472°S 174.21833°E / -39.42472; 174.21833
Country New Zealand
Region Taranaki
District South Taranaki District

Mangatoki is a locality in southern Taranaki, in New Zealand's North Island. Eltham is to the east, Kaponga to the west and Matapu to the south. The Mangatoki Stream runs from Mount Taranaki/Egmont through the area and into the Waingongoro River.[1][2]

Education[edit]

Te Kura o Nga Ruahine Rangi is a coeducational composite (years 1-15) school with a decile rating of 3[3] and a roll of 71. It started as a private school in Awatuna about 1996. At the beginning of 2008 it moved to the grounds of the former Mangatoki School and became a fully funded state school with "special character" status.[4]

Mangatoki School was a primary school which opened in 1891[5] and closed in 2005.[6]

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 85. ISBN 1-877333-20-4. 
  3. ^ "Te Kete Ipurangi - Te Kura o Nga Ruahine Rangi". Ministry of Education. 
  4. ^ "New premises and initiatives for Kura". Stratford Press. 27 February 2008. 
  5. ^ N.Z Mangatoki, School (1966). 75th Jubilee, 1891-1966; Souvenir Booklet. 
  6. ^ "Mergers, Closures and New Schools, January 2005 - December 2005" (XLS). Education Counts. 

Further reading[edit]

General historical works[edit]

  • Davies, Elizabeth; Duthie, Ruth; Willan, Margaret (1991). Mangatoki: a century of progress. Stratford, [N.Z.]: Stratford Press and Printing Co. ISBN 0-908904-10-X. 

Business[edit]

  • The Mangatoki Co-operative Dairy Company Ltd. jubilee 1900-1950. Hawera, [N.Z.]: Hawera Star Print. 1950. 

School[edit]

  • Davies, Elizabeth; Duthie, Ruth; Willan, Margaret (1991). Mangatoki : a century of progress. Stratford, [N.Z.]: Stratford Press and Printing Co. ISBN 0-908904-10-X. 
  • Stockwell, [Mrs.] (1966). Mangatoki School: 75th jubilee 1891-1966: souvenir booklet. Mangatoki, [N.Z.]: Jubilee Committee.