Egmont Village

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Egmont Village
Egmont Village is located in Taranaki Region
Egmont Village
Egmont Village
Coordinates: 39°8′44″S 174°8′42″E / 39.14556°S 174.14500°E / -39.14556; 174.14500Coordinates: 39°8′44″S 174°8′42″E / 39.14556°S 174.14500°E / -39.14556; 174.14500
Country New Zealand
Region Taranaki
District New Plymouth District
Population (2006)
 • Total 483

Egmont Village is a settlement in Taranaki, New Zealand. State Highway 3 runs through it. New Plymouth is 12 km to the north-west, and Inglewood is 6 km to the south-east. Waiwhakaiho River and Mangaoraka Stream flow past to the west and east, respectively.[1][2]

The population of Egmont Village and its hinterland was 483 in the 2006 Census, an increase of 12 from 2001.[3]

Education[edit]

Egmont Village School is a coeducational full primary (years 1-8) school with a decile rating of 9 and a roll of over 100.[4] The school was founded in 1877.[5]

Further reading[edit]

General historical works[edit]

  • McKercher, Cheryl; Holland, Ann (c. 2005). Egmont Village: 125 years. Inglewood, [N.Z.]: C. McKercher & A. Holland in association with Villa Photographic and Polygraphia. ISBN 1-877332-28-3. OCLC 156731978. 

School[edit]

  • "Egmont Village School: 81st jubilee, 1877-1958". Egmont Village, [N.Z.]: Egmont Village School Jubilee Committee. 1958. 
  • Marsh, Bill (1977). "Egmont Village School centennial 1877-1977". Egmont Village, [N.Z.] : Stratford, [N.Z.]: The Centennial Committee ; Stratford Press. 

References[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. ^ Quickstats about Egmont Village
  4. ^ "Te Kete Ipurangi - Egmont Village School". Ministry of Education. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Marsh, Bill (1977). Egmont Village School centennial 1877-1977.