Purerua Peninsula

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Purerua Peninsula is located in Northland Region
Purerua Peninsula
Purerua Peninsula

Purerua Peninsula is a peninsula on the northwest side of the Bay of Islands in Northland, New Zealand. Te Puna Inlet lies to the south of the peninsula. Communities on the peninsula are Purerua, Te Tii and Taronui Bay.[1][2] Rangihoua Bay is at the southern end of the peninsula.


The Bay of Islands International Academy, formerly the Te Tii School, is a coeducational full primary (years 1-8) school with a decile rating of 3 and a roll of 17.[3] A Purerua Public School was in existence in 1906, with a ferry service from Te Tii.[4]

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Coordinates: 35°8′0″S 174°3′0″E / 35.13333°S 174.05000°E / -35.13333; 174.05000


  1. ^ Peter Dowling (editor) (2004). Reed New Zealand Atlas. Reed Books. pp. map 5. ISBN 0-7900-0952-8. 
  2. ^ Roger Smith, GeographX (2005). The Geographic Atlas of New Zealand. Robbie Burton. pp. map 21. ISBN 1-877333-20-4. 
  3. ^ Te Kete Ipurangi schools database: Te Tii School
  4. ^ New Zealand Department of Education (1906). Report. p. 27. 
  5. ^ "Northland - Creative Life". Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. 

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