Mount Roskill is a suburb in Auckland, New Zealand. It is named after the volcanic peak Puketāpapa, also known as Mount Roskill.
The suburb is situated seven kilometres south of the city centre and is surrounded by the suburbs of Three Kings, Sandringham, Wesley, Hillsborough, and Mount Albert. Mount Roskill’s shops can be found at the intersection of Mount Albert and Dominion Roads.
Mount Roskill was once known as the Bible Belt of Auckland because it had the most churches per capita in New Zealand.
According to the 2018 New Zealand census, Mount Roskill had a population of 17,319 people and 5,187 households.
Mount Roskill Grammar School, Mount Roskill Intermediate School, and Mount Roskill Primary School are just a few of the local schools serving the suburb.
Other contributing primary schools are Dominion Road School, Hay Park School, May Road School, and Monte Cecilia School.