Botany Downs

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Botany Downs
Basic information
Local authority Auckland Council
Electoral ward Howick
Population 4,830 [1] (2006)
Facilities
Surrounds
North Howick
Northeast Howick
East Somerville
Southeast Northpark
South Cumbria Downs
Southwest Golflands
West Pakuranga Heights, Pakuranga North
Northwest Highland Park

Botany Downs is a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand. This residential area was previously part of the East Tamaki area. According to the 2006 census, Botany Downs has a population of 4830, having grown 2.7% since 2001. It has one of the country's biggest shopping malls - Botany Town Centre - attracting people from all over the greater Auckland Area.[citation needed] The suburb is in the Howick ward, one of the thirteen administrative divisions of Auckland City. Since 2008, a general electorate, Botany, carries the name of the suburb.

Education[edit]

  • Sancta Maria College is a coeducational secondary (years 7-13) school integrated with the state system, with a decile rating of 8 and a roll of 854.[2]
  • Elim Christian College is a coeducational Christian school with students from new entrants to Year 13 that is integrated with the state system, it has a decile rating of 9 and a roll of 550 with first stages of roll growth beginning in 2011.[3]
  • Botany Downs Secondary College is a coeducational secondary (years 9-13) public school, with a decile rating of 10 and a roll of 1835.[4]
  • Willowbank Primary School (years 1-6)
  • Botany Downs Primary School.
  • Point View School is a coeducational state contributing Primary School (years 1-6) with a decile rating of 10 and a roll of 778.[5]

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Coordinates: 36°54′34″S 174°55′03″E / 36.909528°S 174.917454°E / -36.909528; 174.917454