Te Papapa

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Te Papapa
A carpet factory in the south of the suburb
A carpet factory in the south of the suburb
Te Papapa is located in New Zealand
Te Papapa
Te Papapa
Location within New Zealand
Coordinates: 36°55′11″S 174°48′08″E / 36.919602°S 174.802262°E / -36.919602; 174.802262Coordinates: 36°55′11″S 174°48′08″E / 36.919602°S 174.802262°E / -36.919602; 174.802262
CountryNew Zealand
IslandNorth Island

Te Papapa is a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand. It is located nine kilometres to the southeast of Auckland city centre, on the northern shore of Mangere Inlet, an arm of the Manukau Harbour. The suburb's population of 3081 (2001 census) has a high proportion of Pacific Island residents (28%).[citation needed]

The residential and light-industrial suburb lies between the suburbs of Onehunga, Penrose, and Southdown, and is at the northern end of the Mangere Bridge which connects it with the South Auckland suburb of Mangere. One Tree Hill College, a state secondary school, is located in Te Papapa.

Train services on the Onehunga Line run through the suburb on the Onehunga Branch line, which reopened in 2010. Services at Te Papapa station commenced on 19 September 2010.[1]

Carter Holt Harvey's head office is located at 173 Captain Springs Road in the Te Papapa area.[2]


  1. ^ "Onehunga Branch Line". KiwiRail. Retrieved 4 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Contact Archived 14 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine." Carter Holt Harvey. Retrieved on 28 January 2009.

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