Pakotai

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Pakotai
Pakotai is located in Northland Region
Pakotai
Pakotai
Coordinates: 35°41′20″S 173°54′0″E / 35.68889°S 173.90000°E / -35.68889; 173.90000Coordinates: 35°41′20″S 173°54′0″E / 35.68889°S 173.90000°E / -35.68889; 173.90000
Country New Zealand
Region Northland Region
District Whangarei District

Pakotai is a locality in the Maungakahia River Valley of Northland, New Zealand. Kaikohe is about 37 km to the north, and Maungatapere is about 34 km to the south east.[1][2]

Copper was mined at Pakotai from 1947-1951.[3]

Education[edit]

Pakotai School is a coeducational full primary (years 1-8) school with a decile rating of 2 and a roll of 24.[4] The school was founded in 1905.[5][6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Peter Dowling (editor) (2004). Reed New Zealand Atlas. Reed Books. pp. map 7. ISBN 0-7900-0952-8. 
  2. ^ Roger Smith, GeographX (2005). The Geographic Atlas of New Zealand. Robbie Burton. pp. map 23. ISBN 1-877333-20-4. 
  3. ^ "Mining and Mineral Resources - Other Metallic Ores". Encyclopedia of New Zealand (1966). 
  4. ^ "Te Kete Ipurangi - Pakotai School". Ministry of Education. 
  5. ^ "Pakotai School 100 Year Centenary" ([dead link]Scholar search). Education Gazette New Zealand 84 (7). 25 April 2005. 
  6. ^ Gail Rika, Rene Baker (1980). Te Oruora Pakotai School: 75 Years 1905-1980.