Poroti

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Poroti
Poroti is located in Northland Region
Poroti
Poroti
Coordinates: 35°44′17″S 174°08′19″E / 35.73806°S 174.13861°E / -35.73806; 174.13861Coordinates: 35°44′17″S 174°08′19″E / 35.73806°S 174.13861°E / -35.73806; 174.13861
Country New Zealand
Region Northland Region
District Whangarei District

Poroti is a locality in Northland, New Zealand. Titoki is about 7 km to the west, and Maungatapere is about 8 km east.[1][2]

Around Poroti are a large number of orchards growing avocado. There are also a number of flower growing operations growing Sandersonia, calla lilies, orchids and hydrangeas for export markets all over the world.[citation needed]

Education[edit]

Poroti School is a coeducational full primary (years 1-8) school with a decile rating of 6 and a roll of 37.[3] The school held a 125-year reunion in 2004.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Peter Dowling (editor) (2004). Reed New Zealand Atlas. Reed Books. pp. map 7. ISBN 0-7900-0952-8. 
  2. ^ Roger Smith, GeographX (2005). The Geographic Atlas of New Zealand. Robbie Burton. pp. map 24. ISBN 1-877333-20-4. 
  3. ^ "Te Kete Ipurangi - Poroti School". Ministry of Education. 
  4. ^ "Poroti Primary School - 125 Year Reunion". Education Gazette New Zealand. 83 (13). 19 July 2004. [dead link]