Birkdale, New Zealand

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Basic information
Local authority Auckland Council
Population 7,179 (2013)
North Beach Haven
Northeast Windy Ridge
East Northcote
Southeast Chatswood
South Kauri Park
Southwest (Waitemata Harbour)
West (Waitemata Harbour)
Northwest Beach 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 under the governance of Auckland Council.


Birkenhead College is a secondary (years 9-13) school with a decile rating of 6 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 5, and rolls of 142[5] and 278,[6] respectively. Birkdale Primary was established in 1894.[7]

All of these schools are coeducational.


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