Mission Bay is a famous seaside suburb of Auckland, on the North Island of New Zealand, approximately 7 km to the east of Auckland CBD. Mission Bay is surrounded by the suburbs of Kohimarama, Meadowbank and Orakei.
The suburb’s beach is a popular destination, located next to Tamaki Drive with various cafes and restaurants, on the main road and overlooking the sea.
The population of Mission Bay at the 2018 New Zealand census was 4,341, with 1,677 households.
Notable Landmarks and Places
The Bastion Point, situated at the northern end of Mission Bay, was of strategic significance to both Māori and Pākehā. The area is vital in New Zealand’s history as a site of demonstrations by Māori against forced land alienation by European settlers in the late 1970s.
The Trevor Moss Davis Memorial Fountain is the hallmark of the Mission Bay Reserve. The memorial is a landmark on the city’s waterfront, with dancing jets of water and a spectacular light show at night.
Selwyn College and Glendowie College are the nearby secondary schools serving Mission Bay.