Mount Cook, Wellington
|Local authority||Wellington City|
The suburb of Mount Cook in Wellington in New Zealand stands on the southern fringe of the central city alongside Te Aro and to the north of Newtown. At the time of the 2013 census it had a population of 5,112, an increase of 261 people since 2006.
The suburb contains a small hill named Mount Cook, the origin-point of the original survey marks through Wellington. The hill took its name from Captain James Cook.
The suburb is within the parliamentary electorate of Wellington Central.
- Wellington High School and Community Education Centre is a state co-educational secondary (years 9-15) school. It has a decile rating of 9 and a roll of 998.
- Mount Cook School is a state co-educational full (years 1-8) primary school. It has a decile rating of 5 and a roll of 177.
- Massey University's Wellington campus
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