Sunnynook, New Zealand

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Sunnynook
Basic information
Local authorityAuckland Council
Population6,700 (2014)
Facilities
Busway station(s)Sunnynook Busway Station
Surrounds
NorthMairangi Bay
NortheastCampbells Bay
EastCastor Bay
SoutheastForrest Hill
SouthWairau Valley
SouthwestGlenfield North
WestMeadowood
NorthwestRosedale
The bustling Sunnynook Shopping Centre

Sunnynook is a suburb of the North Shore in the Auckland metropolitan area in northern New Zealand. It is under the governance of Auckland Council.

The suburb is centered on the Sunnynook Shopping Centre and the nearby Sunnynook Park. A skateboard bowl is located in the park, which is also home to the Glenfield Greyhounds rugby league club. Sunnynook residents have access to the Northern Busway rapid transit bus link via the Sunnynook busway station.

The population was 6,474 in the 2006 Census, an increase of 603 from 2001.[1]

Education[edit]

  • Wairau Intermediate is an intermediate (years 7-8) school with a decile rating of 8 and a roll of 316.[2] It opened in 1980.[3]
  • Sunnynook Primary School is a contributing primary (years 1-6) school with a decile rating of 7 and a roll of 413.[4] It opened in 1968.[5] Both schools are coeducational.

Notable residents[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Quickstats about Sunnynook
  2. ^ Education Counts: Wairau Intermediate
  3. ^ "Our History". Wairau Intermediate. Archived from the original on 1 April 2007. Retrieved 2009-02-08.
  4. ^ Education Counts: Sunnynook School
  5. ^ "Calling all pupils". North Shore Times Advertiser. 26 February 1993. p. 9.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°45′07″S 174°43′57″E / 36.75194°S 174.73250°E / -36.75194; 174.73250