Sunnynook, New Zealand

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Sunnynook
Basic information
Local authority Auckland Council
Population 6,700 (2014)
Facilities
Busway station(s) Sunnynook Busway Station
Surrounds
North Mairangi Bay
Northeast Campbells Bay
East Castor Bay
Southeast Forrest Hill
South Wairau Valley
Southwest Glenfield North
West Meadowood
Northwest Rosedale
The bustling Sunnynook Shopping Centre

Sunnynook is a suburb of North Shore, one of several cities in the Auckland metropolitan area in northern New Zealand, and is under the governance of Auckland Council.

The suburb is centered on the Sunnynook Shopping Centre and the nearby Sunnynook Park. Sunnynook also has a skateboard bowl located in Sunnynook Park, which is also home to the Glenfield Greyhounds rugby league club. There is also the new Sunnynook bus 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. ^ Te Kete Ipurangi schools database: Wairau Intermediate
  3. ^ "Our History". Wairau Intermediate. Archived from the original on 1 April 2007. Retrieved 2009-02-08. 
  4. ^ Te Kete Ipurangi schools database: 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