Ngunguru is a progressive school boasting a stunning beachside location, serving the larger population base of the scenic Tūtūkākā coast. The school is a full state primary catering for students years 0-8. Ngunguru School is a decile 7. The school has a current roll that closes each year on approximately 280 students. Ngunguru is a growing coastal community approximately 20 minutes drive to the north east of Whangārei.