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
Country New Zealand
Island North Island
City North Shore

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 2006 census was 5,019 people, an increase of 606 since 2001.[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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