Hillcrest, Auckland

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for the suburb of Hamilton, New Zealand, see Hillcrest, Waikato.
Hillcrest is located in New Zealand
Coordinates: 36°47′23″S 174°44′00″E / 36.78972°S 174.73333°E / -36.78972; 174.73333Coordinates: 36°47′23″S 174°44′00″E / 36.78972°S 174.73333°E / -36.78972; 174.73333
CountryNew Zealand
Local authorityAuckland Council
 • Total3,193
Marlborough Wairau Valley Westlake
Windy Ridge
Northcote West Northcote Central Akoranga

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 3,193 in the 2013 census, an increase of 255 from 2006.[3]


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]


  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. ^ 2013 Census QuickStats about a place : Sunnybrae
  4. ^ Education Counts: Sunnybrae Normal School
  5. ^ Education Counts: Willowpark School
  6. ^ "Willow Park Home Page". Retrieved 17 January 2009.

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