. Egmont Village .

Egmont Village being only 5 minutes' drive from New Plymouth city is becoming very popular with a new generation of property buyers that don’t want to live in the city but need to be close to it. It sits on the main crossroad to north Egmont national park

History

Egmont Village was named for the mountain which at the time was Mount Egmont. In 1986, the New Zealand Geographic Board officially listed the dual names of Mt Egmont and Mt Taranaki as interchangeable ways to refer to the mountain. In 2020 the mountain was renamed "Taranaki Maunga".

Statistics

Egmont Village is a settlement in Taranaki, State Highway 3 runs through it. New Plymouth is 12 km to the north-west, and Inglewood is 6 km to the south-east. Waiwhakaiho River and Mangaoraka Stream flow past to the west and east, respectively.

Five km south-west is the isolated, rounded German Hill – named after the Polish farmers (then known as Germans) who settled around it.

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Population

 327 in 2018 census, 594 in the 2013 census.

Weather

Average temperature 12°C
Average rainfall 2294mm

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Egmont Village School

Primary

Egmont Village School is a coeducational full primary (years 1-8) school with a decile rating of 8 and a roll of over 100. The school was founded in 1877