Dinsdale, New Zealand

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Dinsdale, Hamilton
Dinsdale, Hamilton
CountryNew Zealand
Local authorityHamilton, New Zealand
Electoral wardHamilton West
 (2006 Census)
 • Total7,773
Western Heights Livingstone Frankton
Stonebridge Melville

Dinsdale is the westernmost suburb of Hamilton in New Zealand. Originally called Frankton West, it was renamed in July 1961 after Thomas Dinsdale. Dinsdale grew rapidly in the 1960s.[1] It is located around a low ridge with some views westward to open farm land. It has a large sports ground and shopping complex with a supermarket, shops and Dinsdale Library[2], one of the branches of the Hamilton City Libraries. The community church of West Hamilton is located in the suburb.[3]

Neighboring surroundings[edit]

The Taitua Arboretum may be accessed via Tills Lookout. Hamilton, New Zealand[4][5]

Dinsdale Library photographed in 2013

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Dinsdale — Where Town Meets Country.
  2. ^ One-day closure for Central Library
  3. ^ Challenge of exile brings church community closer
  4. ^ "Taitua Arboretum". Hamilton City Council. Retrieved 12 February 2020.
  5. ^ "Taitua Arboretum". The Mighty Waikato (New Zealand). Retrieved 12 February 2020.

Coordinates: 37°47′45.42″S 175°14′33.28″E / 37.7959500°S 175.2425778°E / -37.7959500; 175.2425778