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Tauraroa is located in Northland Region
Coordinates: 35°52′23″S 174°13′46″E / 35.87306°S 174.22944°E / -35.87306; 174.22944Coordinates: 35°52′23″S 174°13′46″E / 35.87306°S 174.22944°E / -35.87306; 174.22944
Country New Zealand
Region Northland Region
District Whangarei District

Tauraroa is a locality in Northland, New Zealand. Whangarei is to the northeast. Maungakaramea is about 5 km northwest. Waiotira is about 9 km southwest. The North Auckland railway line passes through Tauraroa, and the Tauraroa River flows past.[1][2]


Tauraroa Area School is a coeducational composite (years 1-15) school with a decile rating of 7 and a roll of 438.[3] Before 1958, the school was "Tauraroa Public School". Between 1958 and 1983, it was "Tauraroa District High School".[4]


  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 27. ISBN 1-877333-20-4. 
  3. ^ "Education Review Office - Tauraroa Area School". Ministry of Education. 
  4. ^ "Tauraroa Area School 50th Jubilee". Education Gazette New Zealand. 87 (7). 5 May 2008. [dead link]

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