Birkdale, New Zealand

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Basic information
Local authority Auckland City
Population 6,798 (2006)
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. The population was 6,798 in the 2006 Census, an increase of 429 from 2001.[1] The suburb is in the North Shore ward, one of the thirteen administrative divisions of Auckland City.


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