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Grafton, Auckland Central

About Grafton:

Grafton is a suburb of Auckland City, New Zealand. Once known as 'Grafton Heights,' it signifies its history as a well-known suburb in Auckland’s early decades.

The suburb is named after the Duke of Grafton, patron of the first governor of New Zealand, William Hobson.

Many historic structures are distinguished by the suburb, many of which have remained mostly unchanged since the early decades of the 20th century. Although the suburbs have narrowed with the highway and arterial roads’ development in the middle of the 20th century, the remaining smaller suburbs have a relatively coherent structure.

At the 2018 New Zealand census, Grafton had a population of 1,686 with 558 households.

Notable Landmarks

The Grafton Bridge is a bridge across Grafton Gully in Auckland. Constructed of reinforced concrete in 1910, it connects the Auckland CBD and the Karangahape Road to Grafton. When the bridge was built, it featured the largest reinforced concrete arch in the world.

The Auckland Domain is a large park in Grafton and is the oldest park in the city and one of the largest at 75 hectares. The park spans the actual eruption crater and much of the surrounding tuff ring of the Pukekawa volcano.

The Auckland War Memorial Museum is the first museum in New Zealand. Established in 1852 in a two-room farmhouse in the central Auckland suburb of Grafton, the Museum tells New Zealand’s story, its presence in the Pacific and its people.

The Museum is a war memorial that houses one of the top three heritage libraries in New Zealand. 

Local Schools

St Peter's College (Te Kura Teitei o Hāto Petera) is a Catholic secondary school for boys in Grafton. With a roll of more than 1,300, the school is one of the largest Catholic schools in New Zealand.

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I know, I know, I’m supposed to be at work, but had a meeting in Grafton where Auckland’s ‘best street for sketching old houses’ is situated. You can’t ride past Seafield View Road without bashing out a quick sketch.
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I know, I know, I’m supposed to be at work, but had a meeting in Grafton where Auckland’s ‘best street for sketching old houses’ is situated. You can’t ride past Seafield View Road without bashing out a quick sketch.
#uskauckland #uskaotearoa #urbansketchers #housesketch #graftonauckland #thegreybook
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Take me to the city lights

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Help!

One of my fave spots in Auckland, a refuge, a creative hideaway in the middle of the city, a place that has housed many an aimless wander and planted many a creative seed in me, is threatened to be shut down.

If you have some to time tomorrow or are passing by Auckland city/Grafton go grab a coffee from 10am, listen to live music and wander around this charmed community space! Being present there is protesting to keep this place alive.

It would leave a hole in the Auckland community to no longer have Hum Cafe. Please visit and share.

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Lil sneaky peaky on one of the 5 new listings we are excited to bring you!!
The POWER of ToRU. 3 🛌, 3 🛀 3 level townhouse in Grafton. Great Location!! Internal access garage! Super close to the hospital. #torupower #ariztorealestate #nativeagents #centralcityliving #graftonauckland
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Thank you for this wonderful review Kate! #Repost katecameron_official with get_repost
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What does this Mumma do when her Mumma is looking after Lucy? She goes and gets her teeth cleaned and whitened by Dr V graftondental 💫

After months of being conscious about the colour of my teeth I finally got to sort them out and these before and after photos are all the proof you need.

I'm super picky about who touches my chomps. Why? Because you only get one pair! And teeth whitening should NOT hurt. Hand on heart I did not feel a thing getting my teeth cleaned and whitened today. I am still buzzing.
And graftondental actually looks like a day spa and feels like one too.
Put your teeth in safe hands. I did and I'm on cloud nine. Thank you SO much Dr V - you're a legend 🙌🏼✨ Happy Monday friends x

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Sunny day

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A glorious sunrise. This photo doesn't even come close to doing it justice.

- Nur <333

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OK BUT SUNRISE JUST-

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Photo and yummy open sandwich credited #chefcc #titirangiauckland Sourdough from #fromthepianochef #graftonauckland ...

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#throwback foggy 🌫 Grafton bridge #Auckland #NZ #NZL #NewZealand #Aotearoa #tamakimakaurau #Graftonnz #graftonauckland #VisitAuckland #AucklandUni #Flashback #memories #Fog #Spring #loveakl ...

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So I'm on a building site in Auckland today, & once completed, this is what you get for NZ$1,240,000... #HousingCrisis #UnaffordableAucklandHousing #ThatsAllYouGet #InnerCityHousing #AdventureNerd #ConstructionSite #Construction #GraftonAuckland #AucklandCBDFringe #sonyNZ #Lenka #WinterInAuckland #NewZealand ...

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Today's office view #Scaffold #Scaffolding #ConstructionSite #Construction #ConstructingNewApartments #LeighConstruction #GraftonAuckland #Auckland #AucklandCBDFringe #ConcreteandSteel #OlympusMirrorlessCameras #OlympusOMDEM1 #GetOlympus #OlympusNZ #AdventureNerd #WorkRoadTrip #NewZealand ...

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Office view pt III #MiniCooperS #Supercharged #Mini #WorkRoadTrip #GraftonAuckland #AucklandCBDFringe #OlympusMirrorlessCameras #OlympusOMDEM1 #GetOlympus #OlympusNZ #AdventureNerd #NewZealand ...

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Today's office view pt II #Crane #ConstructionCrane #ConstructionSite #ConstructingNewApartments #WorkRoadTrip #GraftonAuckland #AucklandCBDFringe #AdventureNerd #OlympusMirrorlessCameras #OlympusOMDEM1 #OlympusNZ #GetOlympus #NewZealand ...

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