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Huapai is located in New Zealand Auckland
Coordinates: 36°46′17″S 174°32′19″E / 36.77139°S 174.53861°E / -36.77139; 174.53861Coordinates: 36°46′17″S 174°32′19″E / 36.77139°S 174.53861°E / -36.77139; 174.53861
Country New Zealand
Territorial authorityAuckland Council

Huapai is a locality north-west of Auckland, New Zealand. State Highway 16 and the North Auckland Railway Line pass through it. Kumeu is adjacent to the east, Riverhead is to the north-east, and Waimauku to the west.[1][2]

The locality is part of the Kumeu wine growing district, with grapes first planted at Huapai by Nikola Nobilo in 1943.[3]

Huapai School[edit]

Huapai District School is a coeducational full primary school (years 1-8), with a decile rating of 9 and a roll of 436 in 2013.[4] Huapai School currently hosts 22 classrooms and has a roll of 518 students as of March 2019.[5] The school has one large and one medium-sized field, with association football and rugby goals respectively, and two playgrounds, with another soon-to-be built adventure playground worth over NZ$50,000. There is a sealed bike track covering the whole school, as well as a BMX track for students. The school also has a tennis / hockey court, swimming pool, flag court, dedicated music suite, professional audio system, and a soon-to-be built completely new administration block including a large library.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Peter Dowling (editor) (2004). Reed New Zealand Atlas. Reed Books. map 11. ISBN 0-7900-0952-8.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  2. ^ Roger Smith, GeographX (2005). The Geographic Atlas of New Zealand. Robbie Burton. maps 34–35. ISBN 1-877333-20-4.
  3. ^ "Nobilo History". Nobilo Wines. Archived from the original on 19 July 2008. Retrieved 5 September 2008.
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ "Directory of Schools - as at 3 April 2019". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 9 May 2018.