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Waipuku is a settlement in inland Taranaki, in the western North Island of New Zealand. It is located between Stratford and Inglewood (between Midhirst and Tariki) on State Highway 3.

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General historical works[edit]

  • Within "Puke Ariki". in New Plymouth, there is an 1874 letter (signed by Octavius Carrington of the Public Works Office [and brother of "Wellington Carrington".]), upon the progress of Mountain Road, from Hawera northward toward New Plymouth: up to the Waipuku River (actually Stream). There is also a report (from Charles Hursthouse) upon progress on this road in this and in the Huirangi districts. See "Public Works Office (ARC2004-789)". Archived from the original on 14 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-05.


  • Brookes, Edwin Stanley; Homan, J. (1880). "Waipuku village". Wellington, [N.Z.]: General Survey Office. Scale: 1: 2 500 (i.e. 1/25.3 in. to the mile)
  • Wayi, Balthasar Michael (1983). "Soil mapping of the Durham Road-Waipuku Stream, Inglewood County, Taranaki, New Zealand (Dip.Agr.Sc., Massey University)".

Coordinates: 39°16′S 174°16′E / 39.267°S 174.267°E / -39.267; 174.267