Kingsland is an inner-city suburb of Auckland Central, New Zealand’s largest and most populous metropolitan area. The suburb is home to Eden Park, New Zealand’s largest stadium, which hosted the 2011 Rugby World Cup finals.
Kingsland has a village centre with a variety of stores, restaurants, pubs and markets. The suburb is known for its heritage trails, which portrays symbolic buildings and landmarks marked by plaques that use mobile technology to provide information on local history.
At the 2018 New Zealand census, Kingsland had a population of 3,372 with 1,131 households.
Eden Park is the largest stadium in New Zealand with a capacity of 50,000 seats. Almost half a million local and international sports fans and spectators attend matches and events at the park every year.
The Park hosted the 2011 Rugby World Cup, where it underwent a $240 million massive renovation to prepare for the match, and held several games, including the final.
The local and nearby schools in Kingsland are Kowhai Intermediate School, Mt Albert Primary School, Newton Central School, Mount Albert Grammar School, Marist College and St Peter’s College.