Botany Downs

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Botany Downs
Basic information
Local authorityAuckland Council
Electoral ward Howick
Population4,830[1] (2006)
Surrounds
NorthHowick
NortheastHowick
EastSomerville
SoutheastNorthpark
SouthCumbria Downs
SouthwestGolflands
WestPakuranga Heights, Pakuranga North
NorthwestHighland Park

Botany Downs is an eastern suburb of the city of Auckland, New Zealand. This residential area previously formed part of the East Tamaki area. According to the 2006 New Zealand census, Botany Downs had a population of 4830, having grown 2.7% since 2001. The area has one of the country's biggest shopping malls - Botany Town Centre. In terms of local-body administration, the suburb lies in the Howick ward, one of the thirteen administrative divisions of the Auckland Council. Since 2008, a general electorate, Botany, has reflected 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