Hillcrest, Auckland

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for the suburb of Hamilton, New Zealand, see Hillcrest, Waikato.
Basic information
Local authority Auckland Council
Population 2,943 (2006)
North Wairau Valley
Northeast Westlake
East Takapuna
Southeast Akoranga
South Northcote Central
Southwest Northcote West
West Windy Ridge
Northwest Marlborough

Hillcrest is a suburb in the Auckland metropolitan area in northern New Zealand, and since 2010 has been under the jurisdiction of Auckland Council. It 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]


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]


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