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Kauri, New Zealand

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Kauri, New Zealand

Kauri is located in Northland Region
Country New Zealand
Region Northland Region
District Whangarei District

Kauri is a locality in Northland, New Zealand. State Highway 1 passes through the area. Kamo is to the south, and Hikurangi is to the north.[1][2] Mt Parakiore is a volcanic dome rising 391 metres (1,283 ft) to the southwest. It is about one million years old, and part of the Harbour Fault, which also includes Mt Hikurangi near Hikurangi, and Parahaki in Whangarei.[3]

The area, initially called Kaurihohore, was settled by immigrants from Nova Scotia in 1856.[4][5]


Kaurihohore School is a coeducational contributing primary school (years 1-6) school with a decile rating of 7[6] and a roll of 173[7] (July 2015). The school celebrated its 125th jubilee in 2002.[8]


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