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Purua is located in Northland Region
Coordinates: 35°37′56″S 174°06′26″E / 35.63222°S 174.10722°E / -35.63222; 174.10722Coordinates: 35°37′56″S 174°06′26″E / 35.63222°S 174.10722°E / -35.63222; 174.10722
Country New Zealand
Region Northland Region
District Whangarei District

Purua is a locality north west of Whangarei in Northland, New Zealand. A hill also called Purua with a summit 387 m above sea level lies to the east.[1][2] The area mainly consists of rolling hills and river flats. Farming is Dairy, Sheep and Beef. The local hall is one of the notable buildings.


Purua School is a coeducational full primary (years 1-8) school with a decile rating of 5 and a roll of 19.[3]


  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 - Purua School". Ministry of Education.