Mairangi Bay

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Mairangi Bay
Mairangi Bay is located in New Zealand
Mairangi Bay
Mairangi Bay
Coordinates: 36°44′19″S 174°44′54″E / 36.73861°S 174.74833°E / -36.73861; 174.74833Coordinates: 36°44′19″S 174°44′54″E / 36.73861°S 174.74833°E / -36.73861; 174.74833
CountryNew Zealand
Local authorityAuckland Council
 • Land173.13 ha (427.81 acres)
 • Total5,346
Pinehill Murrays Bay (Hauraki Gulf)
Windsor Park
Mairangi Bay
(Hauraki Gulf)
Sunset North Campbells Bay Campbells Bay
A log on Mairangi Bay beach
Waves crash onto the Mairangi Bay coast.

Mairangi Bay is a coastal suburb of North Shore, Auckland, located in the northern North Island of New Zealand, on the south-east-facing peninsula forming the northern side of the Waitematā Harbour. Mairangi Bay came under the local governance of the North Shore City Council until subsumed into the Auckland Council in 2010. The population was 5,346 in the 2013 census, an increase of 69 from 2006.[1]

The Bay's beach itself has, along with adjacent Murrays and Campbells Bays, undergone civil works projects since 2004 to improve stormwater management.[2]


Mairangi Bay School and St John's School are coeducational contributing primary (years 1-6) schools with decile ratings of 10 and rolls of 403[3] and 315,[4] respectively. Mairangi Bay School was founded in 1967.[5] St John's is a state integrated Catholic School, which was founded in 1961.[6]

Rangitoto College is a large secondary school in Windsor Park, to the west of Mairangi Bay.


  1. ^ 2013 Census QuickStats about a place : Mairangi Bay
  2. ^ Works & Environment Committee, North Shore City Council, 3 December 2002 Archived 28 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Education Counts: Mairangi Bay School
  4. ^ Education Counts: St Johns School
  5. ^ "Mairangi Bay Case Study 2" (PDF). Edtech Limited. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 October 2008. Retrieved 24 January 2009.
  6. ^ "A History of Development". St John's School. Archived from the original on 14 October 2008. Retrieved 24 January 2009.

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