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Coordinates: 41°07′15″S 175°06′49″E / 41.1207°S 175.1137°E / -41.1207; 175.1137Coordinates: 41°07′15″S 175°06′49″E / 41.1207°S 175.1137°E / -41.1207; 175.1137
CountryNew Zealand
IslandNorth Island
CityUpper Hutt
 • Total1,461

Mangaroa is a rural settlement just outside of Upper Hutt, situated in the lower North Island of New Zealand. It includes lifestyle blocks and farms surrounded by hills, which are usually covered by a dusting of snow during the winter. The usual resident 2013 population of the area was 1,698.

The former Mangaroa Railway Station is located at Mangaroa.

Mangaroa has its own indie rock radio station, andHow.FM.

The New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage gives a translation of "long stream" for Mangaroa.[1]


Mangaroa School is a co-educational state primary school for Year 1 to 6 students,[2][3] with a roll of 98 as of March 2020.[4]


  1. ^ "1000 Māori place names". New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. 6 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Mangaroa School Official School Website".
  3. ^ "Mangaroa School Ministry of Education School Profile". Ministry of Education.
  4. ^ "Mangaroa School Education Review Office Report". Education Review Office.

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