Rothesay Bay

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Rothesay Bay
Suburb
Rothesay Bay Beach with Rangitoto Island in the distance in the Hauraki Gulf
Rothesay Bay Beach with Rangitoto Island in the distance in the Hauraki Gulf
Rothesay Bay is located in New Zealand Auckland
Rothesay Bay
Rothesay Bay
Coordinates: 36°43′25″S 174°45′05″E / 36.72361°S 174.75139°E / -36.72361; 174.75139Coordinates: 36°43′25″S 174°45′05″E / 36.72361°S 174.75139°E / -36.72361; 174.75139
CountryNew Zealand
IslandNorth Island
CouncilAuckland Council
WardAlbany ward
Population
 (2013)
5,436

Rothesay Bay is a small suburb in Auckland's East Coast Bays region. The suburb is roughly the same size as Murrays Bay, the suburb to the immediate south.

The name is taken from the small inlet into the Hauraki Gulf, which can be accessed via Rothesay Bay Road. There is a rectangular piece of parkland adjoining the beach, alongside which is the Rothesay Bay Creek. To the north is situated Browns Bay, while to the south is Murray’s Bay.

Rothesay Bay beach is in a wind funnel and gets a sea breeze.

Governance[edit]

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

Population[edit]

The population in the 2013 census was 5,436 people, an increase of 417 since 2006.[1]

Notable residents[edit]

Chris Rankin who played Percy Weasley in the Harry Potter film series grew up in Rothesay Bay until he was 6 years old.

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