Karoro, New Zealand

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Karoro
Basic information
Local authority Greymouth
Population 879 (2006)
Surrounds
North Blaketown
Northeast Greymouth centre
Southeast Boddytown
South Paroa
West (Tasman Sea)

Karoro is a suburb to the south-west of Greymouth on the West Coast of New Zealand.[1][2]

The population was 879 in the 2006 Census, a decrease of 15 from 2001.[3]

Education[edit]

Karoro School is a coeducational full primary (years 1–8) school with a decile rating of 8 and a roll of 169.[4] The school celebrated its 50th jubilee in 2008.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Peter Dowling (editor) (2004). Reed New Zealand Atlas. Reed Books. pp. map 69. ISBN 0-7900-0952-8. 
  2. ^ Roger Smith, GeographX (2005). The Geographic Atlas of New Zealand. Robbie Burton. pp. map 156. ISBN 1-877333-20-4. 
  3. ^ Quickstats about Karoro
  4. ^ "Te Kete Ipurangi - Karoro School". Ministry of Education. 
  5. ^ "Jubilees & reunions: Karoro School, Greymouth 50th Jubilee" (– Scholar search). Education Gazette New Zealand. 86 (9). 4 June 2007. [dead link]

Coordinates: 42°28′24″S 171°11′13″E / 42.473466°S 171.186966°E / -42.473466; 171.186966