Murrays Bay

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Murrays Bay
Basic information
Local authorityAuckland Council
Electoral wardAlbany ward
Population4,581 (2006)
Surrounds
NorthRothesay Bay
Northeast(Hauraki Gulf)
East(Hauraki Gulf)
Southeast(Hauraki Gulf)
SouthMairangi Bay
SouthwestWindsor Park
WestPinehill
NorthwestNorthcross
Looking down on Murrays Bay beach at low tide.

Murrays Bay is a small suburb in Auckland's East Coast Bays region. The suburb is roughly the same size as Rothesay Bay, the suburb to the immediate north. It is primarily a residential area but does have a community centre, restaurant and café. Murrays Bay is regularly serviced by buses which go to Takapuna and Auckland City.

The population was 4,581 in the 2006 census, an increase of 303 from 2001.[1]

Beach[edit]

Murrays Bay beach has a wharf that people jump off and fish in the Spring/Summer. There is a walkway to Rothesay Bay and Mairangi Bay. There is a sailing club that sails from the beach regularly.

Governance[edit]

Murrays Bay is under the local governance of the Auckland Council.

Education[edit]

Murrays Bay Intermediate is an intermediate (years 7-8) school with a roll of approximately 1,030.[2] Murrays Bay School is a contributing primary (years 1-6) school with a roll of 560.[3] Both schools are coeducational, and have a decile rating of 10Z. The two schools share a site, and were established in 1958.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Quickstats about Murrays Bay
  2. ^ Education Counts: Murrays Bay Intermediate
  3. ^ Education Counts: Murrays Bay School
  4. ^ "Murrays Bay School and Murrays Bay Intermediate". Safe School Community International Accreditation Programme. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 2009-01-26.

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Coordinates: 36°43′52″S 174°44′41″E / 36.731148°S 174.744730°E / -36.731148; 174.744730