Kia Ora, Queensland

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Kia Ora
Queensland
Kia Ora is located in Queensland
Kia Ora
Kia Ora
Coordinates 26°00′56″S 152°45′57″E / 26.01556°S 152.76583°E / -26.01556; 152.76583Coordinates: 26°00′56″S 152°45′57″E / 26.01556°S 152.76583°E / -26.01556; 152.76583
Population 501 (2011 census)[1]
LGA(s) Gympie Region

Kia Ora is a locality in the Gympie Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2011 census, Kia Ora had a population of 501 people.[1]

History[edit]

Kia Ora Station homestead, 1931

Kia-Ora Provisional School opened on 18 July 1921. It became a state school in 1927.[3][4] It is located at 2754 Anderleigh Rd (26°01′41″S 152°46′36″E / 26.02817°S 152.77676°E / -26.02817; 152.77676 (Kia-Ora State School)).[5]

The Kia Ora Memorial Hall was erected to honour those who served in war. It is located on the corner of Johnson and Anderleigh Roads (26°01′38″S 152°46′39″E / 26.027132°S 152.777397°E / -26.027132; 152.777397 (Kia Ora Memorial Hall)). [6]

In 1931, the main industries were dairying and forestry.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Kia Ora (SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 6 May 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Kia Ora (entry 46347)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Schools opening dates". Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Kia Ora SS". Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Agency ID5384, Kia-Ora State School". Queensland State Archives. Retrieved 7 May 2014.
  6. ^ "Kia Ora Memorial Hall". Monument Australia. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  7. ^ "CARAVAN TALES". The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939). Brisbane, Qld.: National Library of Australia. 24 September 1931. p. 4. Retrieved 7 May 2014.

External links[edit]

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