Murrays Bay

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Murrays Bay
CountryNew Zealand
Local authorityAuckland Council
Electoral wardAlbany ward
Population
 (2013)
 • Total4,704
Northcross Rothesay Bay (Hauraki Gulf)
Pinehill
Murrays Bay
(Hauraki Gulf)
Windsor Park Mairangi Bay (Hauraki Gulf)
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.

According to the 2013 New Zealand census, Murrays Bay has a population of 4,704, an increase of 123 people since the 2006 census.[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 1049 students as at March 2019.[2][3] Murrays Bay School is a contributing primary (years 1-6) school with a roll of 697 students as at March 2019.[2][4] Both schools are coeducational, and have a decile rating of 10Z. The two schools share a site, and were established in 1958.[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 2013 Census QuickStats about a place : Murrays Bay
  2. ^ a b "Directory of Schools - as at 3 April 2019". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  3. ^ Education Counts: Murrays Bay Intermediate
  4. ^ Education Counts: Murrays Bay School
  5. ^ "Murrays Bay School and Murrays Bay Intermediate". Safe School Community International Accreditation Programme. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 26 January 2009.

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