Blockhouse Bay generally referred to as the Bay Area, is a residential suburb of Auckland in the North Island of New Zealand. The suburb is located to the southwest of the city centre and is surrounded by Lynfield and New Windsor’s central suburbs and the New Lynn and Green Bay suburbs of Waitakere.
The Blockhouse Bay Library is located in the town centre, and the Blockhouse Bay Community Center is only a short distance from the library.
At the 2018 New Zealand census, Blockhouse Bay had a population of 15,747 with 4,767 households.
Blockhouse Bay Intermediate, Blockhouse Bay Primary School, Chaucer School, Glenavon School and St. Dominic Catholic School are intermediate and primary schools in Blockhouse Bay.
The secondary schools serving Blockhouse Bay include Auckland International College, Lynfield College, Mount Roskill Grammar School, Green Bay High School, and Marcellin College.