Lynmouth, New Zealand

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Basic information
Local authority New Plymouth
Population 2,142 (2006)
North (North Taranaki Bight)
East New Plymouth centre
Southeast Frankleigh Park
South Westown
Southwest Marfell
West Moturoa

Lynmouth is a suburb of New Plymouth in the Taranaki Region of New Zealand. It is located to the west of the city centre. The population was 2,142 in the 2006 Census, an increase of 78 from 2001.[1]

Taranaki Base Hospital is between Lynmouth and Westown to the south.[2]


Devon Intermediate is an intermediate (years 7-8) school with a decile rating of 4[3] and a roll of 330[4] (February 2018). The school was established in 1958.[5] The uniform consists of a polo shirt, sweatshirt and then for girls a choice of culottes or a skirt and boys wear shorts.

West End School and St Joseph's School are contributing primary (years 1-6) schools with decile ratings of 6[6] and 8,[7] and rolls of 353[4] and 274[4] respectively (February 2018). St Joseph's is a state integrated Catholic school.[8]

All these schools are coeducational.


  1. ^ Quickstats about Lynmouth
  2. ^ North Island Provincial Town Maps (5th ed.). Wises Maps. p. 92. 
  3. ^ Te Kete Ipurangi schools database: Devon Intermediate
  4. ^ a b c "Directory of Schools - as at 14 March 2018". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 20 March 2018. 
  5. ^ "Jubilees & reunions: Devon Intermediate School, New Plymouth 50th Jubilee". Education Gazette New Zealand. 86 (14). 20 August 2007. 
  6. ^ Te Kete Ipurangi schools database: West End School
  7. ^ Te Kete Ipurangi schools database: St Joseph's School
  8. ^ "Confirmed Education Review Report: St Joseph's School". Education Review Office. September 2007. 

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Coordinates: 39°3′52″S 174°3′14″E / 39.06444°S 174.05389°E / -39.06444; 174.05389