Awakino

Awakino

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Awakino is a settlement in northern Taranaki, in the North Island of New Zealand. It is located on State Highway 3 at the mouth of the Awakino River, five kilometres north of Mokau. It is 79km southwest of Te Kuiti, and 98km northeast of New Plymouth [citation |title = Discover New Zealand: a Wise's Guide |edition = 9th |place = Auckland, [N.Z.] |publisher = Wise's Publications |year = 1994 p.200] .

North of Awakino, State Highway 3 turns inland, and the coast is largely unpopulated. Beyond Awakino there are no settlements of any size on the coast south of the Kawhia Harbour.

References

Further reading

General historical works

:*citation |title = The best of the west: a heritage trail offering a unique experience of the King Country coast |place = Te Kuiti, [N.Z.] |publisher = Te Kuiti Visitor Information Centre |year = 1996 :*citation |first = John |last = Coulson |title = King Country sketchbook |place = Taumarunui, [N.Z.] |publisher = Ruapehu Marketing |year = 1995 |ISBN = 0-95834-460-4 :*citation |first = Margaret |last = de Jardine |title = The little ports of Taranaki: being Awakino, Mokau, Tongaporutu, Urenui, Waitara, Opunake, Patea, together with some historical background to each |place = New Plymouth, [N.Z.] |publisher = Margaret de Jardine |year = 1992

Business history

:*Records for the Awakino Co-operative Dairy Company Ltd. "(active 1911-1925; liquidated 1935)" are held by the web cite |title = Dairy Records Archive, Massey University Library |url = http://library.massey.ac.nz/aboutus/archives.htm#dairy in Palmerston North. For a summary of that archive's holding, see web cite |title = Awakino Co-operative Dairy Company Ltd. (Y71) |url = http://www.nram.org.nz/record.php?id=7592&parent=searchresults&match=Phrase&format=Long&sort=title&words=Awakino
accessdate = 2008-01-10

:*web cite |title = Puke Ariki |url = http://www.pukeariki.com/en/resources/collections.htm in New Plymouth contains the letter book of the Waitara-based shpping agent, Lewis Clare (d. 1960). This book records coastal shipping from and into small North Taranaki ports "(including those mentioned in de Jardine's "book")" between 1910 and 1920. See web cite |title = Clare, Lewis (ARC2002-255) |url = http://vernon.npdc.govt.nz/collection/results.do?view=detail&db=object&id=35303 |accessdate = 2008-02-06

:*web cite |title = Puke Ariki |url = http://www.pukeariki.com/en/resources/collections.htm in New Plymouth contains the business records of Gibson Coach Lines, who ran services from New Plymouth to Awakino. See web cite |title = Gibson Coach Lines (ARC2002-992) |url = http://vernon.npdc.govt.nz/collection/results.do?view=detail&db=object&id=35762 |accessdate = 2008-02-06

:*citation |first = Margaret |last = de Jardine |title = The little ports of Taranaki: being Awakino, Mokau, Tongaporutu, Urenui, Waitara, Opunake, Patea, together with some historical background to each |place = New Plymouth, [N.Z.] |publisher = M. de Jardine |year = 1992 |ISBN = 0-473-01455-6

Maori

:*citation |first = R. Graeme |last = Gummer |title = A man from Te Riu o Puanga: Riu Batley |place = Auckland, [N.Z.] |publisher = R. Graeme Gummer |year = 1997

:*web cite |title = Puke Ariki |url = http://www.pukeariki.com/en/resources/collections.htm in New Plymouth contains an essay on Riu Batley (1887-1960) "(see above)" and his family: researched and written by his nephew, Graeme Gummer. See web cite |title = A Man from Te Riu O Puanga, Riu Batley (ARC2001-256) |url = http://vernon.npdc.govt.nz/collection/results.do?view=detail&db=object&id=34984 |accessdate = 2008-02-08

:*citation |first = R. Graeme |last = Gummer |title = Memories of Ted Batley and some of his whanau |place = Auckland, [N.Z.] |publisher = R. Graeme Gummer |year = 2000

:*web cite |title = Puke Ariki |url = http://www.pukeariki.com/en/resources/collections.htm in New Plymouth contains a series of essays on Maori leadership: as practiced in the Mokau, "Awakino", and Mahoenui areas, and on the Chatham Islands. It also covers the development of the Maori religious movement called Hauhau (or Pai Marire). This material was compiled by Graeme Gummer. See web cite |title = Gummer, Graeme (ARC2002-771) |url = http://vernon.npdc.govt.nz/collection/results.do?view=detail&db=object&id=35649 |accessdate = 2008-02-08

:*web cite |title = Puke Ariki |url = http://www.pukeariki.com/en/resources/collections.htm in New Plymouth contains research notes and an obituary of Bella Mataroa (d. 1925) who lived in Nukuhakere/Nukuhakari, half way between Marokopa and Awakino. See web cite |title = Mataroa, Bella (ARC2001-241) |url = http://vernon.npdc.govt.nz/collection/results.do?view=detail&db=object&id=34969 |accessdate = 2008-02-08

People

:*citation |first = R. Graeme |last = Gummer |title = A man from Te Riu o Puanga: Riu Batley |place = Auckland, [N.Z.] |publisher = R. Graeme Gummer |year = 1997

:*web cite |title = Puke Ariki |url = http://www.pukeariki.com/en/resources/collections.htm in New Plymouth contains an essay on Riu Batley (1887-1960) "(see above)" and his family: researched and written by his nephew, Graeme Gummer. See web cite |title = A Man from Te Riu O Puanga, Riu Batley (ARC2001-256) |url = http://vernon.npdc.govt.nz/collection/results.do?view=detail&db=object&id=34984 |accessdate = 2008-02-08

:*citation |first = R. Graeme |last = Gummer |title = Memories of Ted Batley and some of his whanau |place = Auckland, [N.Z.] |publisher = R. Graeme Gummer |year = 2000

:*web cite |title = Puke Ariki |url = http://www.pukeariki.com/en/resources/collections.htm in New Plymouth contains research notes and an obituary of Bella Mataroa (d. 1925) who lived in Nukuhakere/Nukuhakari, half way between Marokopa and Awakino. See web cite |title = Mataroa, Bella (ARC2001-241) |url = http://vernon.npdc.govt.nz/collection/results.do?view=detail&db=object&id=34969 |accessdate = 2008-02-08

chools

:*citation |title = Awakino School 90th jubilee, 1906-1996: souvenir booklet |place = Awakino, [N.Z.] |publisher = Jubilee Committee |year = 1996 :*citation |first = Cyril (ed.) |last = Hall |title = Awakino School golden jubilee, 1906-1956: souvenir booklet |place = Awakino, [N.Z.] ; New Plymouth, [N.Z.] |publisher = Jubilee Committee ; Taranaki Daily News |year = 1956 :*citation |first = Brian |last = Hammond |title = Awakino School 75th jubilee, 1906-1981 |place = Awakino, [N.Z.] ; New Plymouth, [N.Z.] |publisher = Jubilee Committee ; Dorset Printing Service |year = 1981

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