Vogeltown, Taranaki

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For the suburb of Wellington, see Vogeltown, Wellington.
Vogeltown
Basic information
Local authority New Plymouth
Facilities
Surrounds
North New Plymouth centre
Northeast Brooklands
East Highlands Park
West Frankleigh Park
Northwest Westown

Vogeltown is a suburb of New Plymouth, in the western North Island of New Zealand. It is located to the southeast of the city centre and east of Frankleigh Park.[1] The suburb was named after Sir Julius Vogel,[2] Prime Minister of New Zealand in the 1870s.

Education[edit]

Vogeltown School[3] is a contributing primary (years 1-6) school with a decile rating of 6 and a roll of 298 as of 2015.[4] The school was established in temporary premises in July 1915 and moved to its own site in May 1919.[5]

New Plymouth Seventh Day Adventist School is a state integrated full primary (years 1-8) school with a decile rating of 8 and a roll of 36 as of 2015.[6]

Both schools are coeducational.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ North Island Provincial Town Maps (5th ed.). Wises Maps. p. 93. 
  2. ^ "European Place Names". Encyclopedia of New Zealand (1966). 
  3. ^ Vogeltown School Official Web Site www.vogeltown.school.nz
  4. ^ "Te Kete Ipurangi - Vogeltown School". Ministry of Education. 
  5. ^ G. H. Davey. "History of Vogeltown School 1915 - 1965". Archived from the original on 2008-03-08. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  6. ^ "Te Kete Ipurangi - New Plymouth Seventh Day Adventist School". Ministry of Education. 

Further reading[edit]

Churches[edit]

Methodist[edit]

  • Wright, Henry R. (1974). "Vogeltown Methodist Church: a brief history". New Plymouth, [N.Z.]: Vogeltown Methodist Church. 

School[edit]

  • "Vogeltown School 1915-1990". New Plymouth, [N.Z.]: Vogeltown School Committee. 1990. 
  • Davey, George H. (comp.) (1966). "History of Vogeltown School: 1915-1965". New Plymouth, [N.Z.]: The School. 
  • Hammonds, Bruce (1983). "Towards a more informed vision: creating an environment for quality learning". Palmerston North, [N.Z.]: Palmerston North College of Education. 

Coordinates: 39°4′42″S 174°4′47″E / 39.07833°S 174.07972°E / -39.07833; 174.07972