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.
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