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About Papakura

The Papakura Local Board area extends from Drury in the south to Alfriston in the north, and includes Takanini, Hingaia, Red Hill, Pahurehure and the current Papakura town centre.

Geography of the Papakura Local Board area

The area has a varied geography: from harbour foreshore, fertile plains, and rolling hills to the foothills of the nearby Hunua Ranges.

Amenities in the Papakura Local Board area

State Highway 1 and the North Island Main Trunk Railway run north to south through the Papakura Local Board area, and Papakura is the third busiest station on the Auckland rail network.

The area has a theatre, an art gallery, an international-standard athletics track, aquatic centre and a wide range of other sports venues. A wide range of businesses operate in the area.

Download map showing local board boundaries

Further information about Papakura

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

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

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