Te Tipua

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Te Tipua is a locality in the eastern Southland region of New Zealand's South Island.[1] It is west of the nearest town, Mataura, and northeast of Southland's major centre, Invercargill. New Zealand State Highway 96 passes through Te Tipua as it runs between Waitane and its junction with State Highway 1 on the southern side of Mataura.

The main economic activities in the area relate to agriculture. Te Tipua contains a small primary school that serves students from the surrounding area.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Place Name Detail: Te Tipua". New Zealand Geographic Placenames Database. Land Information New Zealand. Retrieved 3 November 2007. 
  2. ^ Education Review Office, Supplementary Review Report: Te Tipua School (May 2006), accessed 3 November 2007.

Coordinates: 46°11′05″S 168°45′54″E / 46.1847°S 168.7650°E / -46.1847; 168.7650


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