Awakino

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Awakino is located in New Zealand
Awakino
Awakino

Awakino is a settlement in the south of Waitomo District, in the North Island of New Zealand. It is located on State Highway 3 at the mouth of the Awakino River, five kilometres north of Mokau. It is 79 km southwest of Te Kuiti, and 98 km northeast of New Plymouth.[1]

North of Awakino, State Highway 3 turns inland, and the coast is largely unpopulated. Beyond Awakino there are no settlements of any size on the coast south of the Kawhia Harbour.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Discover New Zealand: a Wise's Guide" (9th ed.). Auckland, [N.Z.]: Wise's Publications. 1994.  p.200

Further reading[edit]

General historical works[edit]

  • "The best of the west: a heritage trail offering a unique experience of the King Country coast". Te Kuiti, [N.Z.]: Te Kuiti Visitor Information Centre. 1996. 
  • Coulson, John (1995). King Country sketchbook. Taumarunui, [N.Z.]: Ruapehu Marketing. ISBN 0-9583446-0-4. 
  • de Jardine, Margaret (1992). "The little ports of Taranaki: being Awakino, Mokau, Tongaporutu, Urenui, Waitara, Opunake, Patea, together with some historical background to each". New Plymouth, [N.Z.]: Margaret de Jardine. 

Business history[edit]

  • "Puke Ariki".  in New Plymouth contains the letter book of the Waitara-based shipping agent, Lewis Clare (died 1960). This book records coastal shipping from and into small North Taranaki ports (including those mentioned in de Jardine's book) between 1910 and 1920. See "Clare, Lewis (ARC2002-255)". Archived from the original on October 14, 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  • de Jardine, Margaret (1992). The little ports of Taranaki: being Awakino, Mokau, Tongaporutu, Urenui, Waitara, Opunake, Patea, together with some historical background to each. New Plymouth, [N.Z.]: M. de Jardine. ISBN 0-473-01455-6. 

Maori[edit]

  • Gummer, R. Graeme (1997). "A man from Te Riu o Puanga: Riu Batley". Auckland, [N.Z.]: R. Graeme Gummer. 
  • Gummer, R. Graeme (2000). "Memories of Ted Batley and some of his whanau". Auckland, [N.Z.]: R. Graeme Gummer. 

People[edit]

  • Gummer, R. Graeme (1997). "A man from Te Riu o Puanga: Riu Batley". Auckland, [N.Z.]: R. Graeme Gummer. 
  • Gummer, R. Graeme (2000). "Memories of Ted Batley and some of his whanau". Auckland, [N.Z.]: R. Graeme Gummer. 

Schools[edit]

  • "Awakino School 90th jubilee, 1906-1996: souvenir booklet". Awakino, [N.Z.]: Jubilee Committee. 1996. 
  • Hall, Cyril (ed.) (1956). "Awakino School golden jubilee, 1906-1956: souvenir booklet". Awakino, [N.Z.] ; New Plymouth, [N.Z.]: Jubilee Committee ; Taranaki Daily News. 
  • Hammond, Brian (1981). "Awakino School 75th jubilee, 1906-1981". Awakino, [N.Z.] ; New Plymouth, [N.Z.]: Jubilee Committee ; Dorset Printing Service. 

Coordinates: 38°39′S 174°38′E / 38.650°S 174.633°E / -38.650; 174.633