Mount Wellington is a suburb in East Auckland, New Zealand, about 10 kilometres south of the city centre. It is bounded by the Tamaki River and the suburbs of Stonefields, Tamaki, Panmure, Penrose, and Ellerslie.
Maungarei (Mount Wellington) is a 135-meter-high volcanic peak in Auckland’s volcanic field that inspired the suburb’s name. It is the Auckland volcanic field’s youngest onshore volcano, created by an eruption about 10,000 years ago. It is the largest scoria cone in Auckland, with a near-circular base, a flattish rim, and three small craters.
Mount Wellington had a population of 25,218 people and 7,914 households according to the 2018 New Zealand census.
Sylvia Park is a major business park and shopping centre in the Mount Wellington suburb. Sylvia Park is a less well-known name for the area around the centre, which includes several residential and commercial projects.
Mt Wellington Shopping Centre has 22 stores on 9,000 square metres, including anchor tenants Countdown and Supercheap Auto.
State full primary schools include Bailey Road School, Stanhope Road School, and Sylvia Park School. Panama Road School is a contributing primary school.