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Matatoki is located in North Island
Coordinates: 37°12′28″S 175°36′24″E / 37.20778°S 175.60667°E / -37.20778; 175.60667
Country New Zealand
Region Waikato
District Thames-Coromandel District

Matatoki is a locality on the Hauraki Plains of New Zealand. It lies on State Highway 26, south east of Thames and north of Paeroa. The Matatoki Stream runs from the Coromandel Range through the area to join the Waihou River.[1][2]

The Kopu sawmill, a few km north of Matatoki, closed at the end of June, 2008, with the loss of 145 jobs.[3]


Matatoki School is a coeducational full primary (years 1-8) school with a decile rating of 9 and a roll of 64.[4]

Coordinates: 37°12′28″S 175°36′24″E / 37.20778°S 175.60667°E / -37.20778; 175.60667


  1. ^ Peter Dowling (editor) (2004). Reed New Zealand Atlas. Reed Books. pp. map 15. ISBN 0-7900-0952-8. 
  2. ^ Roger Smith, GeographX (2005). The Geographic Atlas of New Zealand. Robbie Burton. pp. map 44. ISBN 1-877333-20-4. 
  3. ^ "Kopu mill to close, 145 jobs to be lost". The New Zealand Herald. 6 May 2008. 
  4. ^ "Te Kete Ipurangi - Matatoki School". Ministry of Education.