Manly, New Zealand

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Basic information
Local authorityAuckland Council
Population6,123 (2006)
North(Waiau Bay)
NortheastTindalls Beach
East(Matakatia Bay)
South(Hauraki Gulf)
SouthwestWade Heads
NorthwestStanmore Bay
Manly is located in New Zealand Auckland
Big Manly beach

Manly is a suburb on the Whangaparaoa Peninsula, towards the northern end of Auckland, New Zealand.[1] Manly Village is an established shopping centre,[2] with the residential areas of Big Manly to the north and Little Manly to the south. The area was once a seaside holiday location, but has become residential suburbs within commuting distance of central Auckland city. A significant proportion of the population is retired.[3]

The population was 6,123 in the 2006 census, an increase of 411 from 2001.[4]


Whangaparaoa School is a coeducational contributing primary (years 1-6) school with a decile rating of 9 and a roll of 730.[5] The school celebrated its centenary in 2002.[6]


  1. ^ Roger Smith, GeographX (2005). The Geographic Atlas of New Zealand. Robbie Burton. pp. map 35. ISBN 1-877333-20-4.
  2. ^ "Manly Village". Archived from the original on 2008-10-14. Retrieved 2008-10-17.
  3. ^ "Description of the School's Community". Whangaparaoa School. Archived from the original on October 14, 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-17.
  4. ^ Quickstats about Manly
  5. ^ "Te Kete Ipurangi - Whangaparaoa School, Auckland". Ministry of Education. Archived from the original on 2002-10-18.
  6. ^ "Jubilees & reunions - Whangaparaoa School". Education Gazette New Zealand. 81 (4). 11 March 2002. Retrieved 2008-10-17.[dead link]

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Coordinates: 36°37′57″S 174°45′43″E / 36.632630°S 174.761880°E / -36.632630; 174.761880