Grey Lynn

Grey Lynn is an inner residential suburb of Auckland Central, New Zealand, situated 3 kilometres west of the city centre. Originally a separate community, Grey Lynn amalgamated with Auckland City in 1914. 

The Grey Lynn Park is a popular 10.5-hectare park surrounded by trees. It has many recreational facilities with children’s playground, asphalt pumping track, basketball court, fitness equipment, netball court, skateboarding ramp and tennis court.

At the 2018 New Zealand census, Grey Lynn had a population of 11,733 with 4,173 households.

Grey Lynn Park Festival

The Grey Lynn Park Festival has been held in Grey Lynn Park since the early summer of 1984. The festival, which draws an average of 100,000 visitors per year, began as a local community-together with the origins of the working class and Pasifika. 

The local band Unity Pacific first performed at the festival in 1987 and has appeared several times since then.

Local Schools

Grey Lynn Primary School or St Joseph’s School are primary schools. Secondary schools include Western Spring College, Auckland Girls Grammar, St Paul’s College, Marist School and St Mary’s College.


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