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About Kaipātiki

He Kōrero mō Kaipātiki

The Kaipātiki Local Board area’s boundaries are the northern motorway to the east, the inner Waitematā harbour to the south and west, and Glendhu and Sunset roads to the north. It includes the suburbs of Beach Haven, Birkenhead, Chatswood, Bayview, Birkdale, Northcote, Glenfield, Hillcrest, Totara Vale and Marlborough.

Character of the Kaipātiki Local Board area

Kaipātiki's suburbs are well established. Northcote and Birkenhead Points are renowned for their built heritage.

There are also a number of heritage sites important to Māori, such as the pa at Stokes Point.

The area has 530ha of reserves and walkways.

The area is ethnically diverse with over a quarter of the population identifying as Asian, approximately 8.5 per cent Māori and just under 6 per cent Pasifica.

Amenities in the Kaipātiki Local Board area

Kaipātiki has three main town centres – Birkenhead, Glenfield and Northcote –complemented by smaller local centres.

Twenty nine per cent of the population work within the board boundary with the Wairau Valley commercial industrial area being one centre of employment.

The North Shore campus of AUT University is located on Akoranga Drive, Northcote.

Major leisure venues include the North Shore Events Centre and the Netball North Harbour complex.

The Chelsea Estate Heritage Park and Sugar Refinery along with Shoal Bay provide stunning coastal views and a cityscape of central Auckland.

Download map showing Kaipātiki Local Board boundaries

Further information about Kaipātiki

The census profile provides an overview to help you understand population, economy and housing trends across Kaipātiki.

The State of Auckland report provides information on the state of Kaipātiki's environment as well as demographic and quality of life information in report cards produced by council.

Kaipātiki's economic profile provides information on the economy including employment and workforce statistics, number and type of businesses and productivity levels.