Birkdale, New Zealand

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Basic information
Local authorityAuckland Council
Population7,179 (2013)
NorthBeach Haven
NortheastWindy Ridge
SouthKauri Park
Southwest(Waitematā Harbour)
West(Waitematā Harbour)
NorthwestBeach Haven

Birkdale is a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, comprising statistical area units 'Birkdale North' and 'Birkdale South'. The population was 7,179 in the 2013 census, an increase of 381 from 2006.[1] The suburb is located in the North Shore, and is under the governance of Auckland Council.


Birkenhead College is a secondary (years 9-13) school with a decile rating of 6N and a roll of 869.[2] The school began as Birkdale College, opening in 1972.[3]

Birkdale Intermediate is an intermediate (years 7-8) school with a decile rating of 6 and a roll of 457.[4]

Birkdale North School and Birkdale Primary School are contributing primary (years 1-6) schools with decile ratings of 4 and 5M, and rolls of 142[5] and 278,[6] respectively. Birkdale Primary was established in 1894.[7]

All of these schools are coeducational.


  1. ^ "2013 Census map – QuickStats about a place". Statistics New Zealand. Archived from the original on 22 August 2015.
  2. ^ Education Counts: Birkenhead College
  3. ^ "History". Birkenhead College. Archived from the original on 14 October 2008.
  4. ^ Education Counts: Birkdale Intermediate
  5. ^ Education Counts: Birkdale North School
  6. ^ Education Counts: Birkdale Primary School
  7. ^ "About Us". Birkdale Primary School. Retrieved 2009-01-11.

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Coordinates: 36°48′02″S 174°42′15″E / 36.8006°S 174.7042°E / -36.8006; 174.7042