Mangaroa is a rural settlement just outside of Upper Hutt, situated in the lower North Island of New Zealand. It includes lifestyle blocks and farms surrounded by hills, which are usually covered by a dusting of snow during the winter. The usual resident 2013 population of the area was 1,698.

Coordinates: 41°07′15″S 175°06′49″E / 41.1207°S 175.1137°E / -41.1207; 175.1137Coordinates: 41°07′15″S 175°06′49″E / 41.1207°S 175.1137°E / -41.1207; 175.1137
CountryNew Zealand
IslandNorth Island
CityUpper Hutt
 • Total1,461

The former Mangaroa Railway Station is located at Mangaroa.

Mangaroa has its own indie rock radio station, andHow.FM.

The New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage gives a translation of "long stream" for Mangaroa.[1]


Mangaroa School is a co-educational state primary school for Year 1 to 6 students,[2][3] with a roll of 106 as of March 2021.[4]


  1. ^ "1000 Māori place names". New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. 6 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Mangaroa School Official School Website".
  3. ^ "Mangaroa School Ministry of Education School Profile". Ministry of Education.
  4. ^ "Mangaroa School Education Review Office Report". Education Review Office.

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