Hillcrest, Auckland

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for the suburb of Hamilton, New Zealand, see Hillcrest, Waikato.
Hillcrest
Basic information
Local authorityAuckland Council
Population2,943 (2006)
Surrounds
NorthWairau Valley
NortheastWestlake
EastTakapuna
SoutheastAkoranga
SouthNorthcote Central
SouthwestNorthcote West
WestWindy Ridge
NorthwestMarlborough

Hillcrest is a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, and since 2010 has been under the jurisdiction of Auckland Council. It is located in the North Shore, and is surrounded by Glenfield, Wairau Valley, Northcote and Birkenhead.[1] The Auckland Northern Motorway passes to the east.[2] The population of the Sunnybrae statistical area, which corresponds to a large part of Hillcrest, was 2,943 in the 2006 census, an increase of 225 from 2001.[3]

Education[edit]

Sunnybrae Normal School and Willow Park School are coeducational contributing primary (years 1-6) schools with decile ratings of 7 and 9 and rolls of 331[4] and 581,[5] respectively. Willow Park was established in 1967.[6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.northshorecity.govt.nz/Suburbs/PDFs/SuburbSearch/city_web_suburb.pdf[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Gregory's Auckland & Surrounds Street Directory (3rd ed.). 2008. p. map 57. ISBN 978-0-7319-2048-8.
  3. ^ Quickstats about Sunnybrae
  4. ^ Education Counts: Sunnybrae Normal School
  5. ^ Education Counts: Willowpark School
  6. ^ "Willow Park Home Page". Retrieved 2009-01-17.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°47′23″S 174°44′00″E / 36.78972°S 174.73333°E / -36.78972; 174.73333