Red Beach

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Red Beach
Basic information
Local authority Rodney District
Population 6,315 (2006)
Facilities
Surrounds
North Orewa
East (Whangaparaoa Bay)
Southeast Stanmore Bay
South (Weiti River)
Southwest Silverdale
Northwest (Orewa River)
Red Beach is located in New Zealand Auckland
Red Beach
Red Beach
Surf at Red Beach

Red Beach is a suburb and beach on the Hibiscus Coast, Orewa, New Zealand. State Highway 1 currently runs through the suburb,[1] but the majority of traffic travels along the Northern motorway inland instead, and the motorway will be redesignated as State Highway 1 when an extension is complete in 2009.

The population was 6,315 in the 2006 Census, an increase of 654 from 2001.[2]

Landmarks and attractions[edit]

Popular attractions include:

  • The Red Beach Surf Club
  • Peninsula Golf Club
  • Totara Views
  • Panorama Views

Annual events[edit]

  • Red Beach School Gala
  • Streetlight Competition

Education[edit]

"KingsWay School" redirects here. For the school in Stockport, see The Kingsway School.

Red Beach School is a contributing primary (years 1-6) school with a decile rating of 9 and a roll of 643.[3] The school opened in 1989 covering years 1-8, but reduced its age range when Hibiscus Coast Intermediate opened in 1997 (the intermediate later became part of Whangaparaoa College).[4]

KingsWay School is a state integrated composite (years 1-13) school with a decile rating of 10 and a roll of 968.[5] The school provides a non-denominational Christian-based education.[6]

Both schools are coeducational.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Peter Dowling (editor) (2004). Reed New Zealand Atlas. Reed Books. pp. map 11. ISBN 0-7900-0952-8. 
  2. ^ Quickstats about Red Beach
  3. ^ "Te Kete Ipurangi - Red Beach School". Ministry of Education. 
  4. ^ "About Our School - General Information". Red Beach School. Retrieved 2008-08-26. 
  5. ^ "Te Kete Ipurangi - Kingsway School". Ministry of Education. 
  6. ^ "Education Review Report - KingsWay School". Education Review Office. April 2006. Retrieved 2008-08-26. [dead link]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°36′15″S 174°42′00″E / 36.6043°S 174.7000°E / -36.6043; 174.7000