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Kaimata is located in Taranaki Region
Coordinates: 39°9′44″S 174°17′35″E / 39.16222°S 174.29306°E / -39.16222; 174.29306Coordinates: 39°9′44″S 174°17′35″E / 39.16222°S 174.29306°E / -39.16222; 174.29306
Country New Zealand
Region Taranaki
District New Plymouth District
Population (2006)
 • Total 2,601

Kaimata is a locality in Taranaki, New Zealand. Inglewood is about 7.5 km to the west. The Manganui River flows past to the west.[1][2] Kaimata was one of many townships established to service the dairy industry.[3]

The population of the Kaimata statistical area was 2,601 in the 2006 Census, an increase of 201 from 2001. The statistical area covers a large region around and to the east of Inglewood, not just the locality of Kaimata[4]


Kaimata School is a coeducational full primary (years 1-8) school with a decile rating of 6 and a roll of 53.[5]


  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. ^ Ron Lambert and Gail Henry (2000). Taranaki, An Illustrated History. p. 117. ISBN 0-7900-0727-4. 
  4. ^ Quickstats about Kaimata
  5. ^ "Te Kete Ipurangi - Kaimata School". Ministry of Education.