Oneroa is a community on Waiheke Island in northern New Zealand. It was referred to as the island’s capital city. Oneroa is translated as “long beach” by the New Zealand Ministry of Culture and Heritage.
Waiheke Island’s main settlement, Oneroa, is a 35-40 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland. The charming town is home to a variety of arts and craft shops, souvenir shops, cafes, and restaurants that take advantage of the breathtaking beach views.
According to the 2018 New Zealand census, Oneroa West had a population of 1,434 people, with 606 households.
Oneroa is Maori for “long beach,” and it is located on the narrowest part of the island, taking walks to Park Point, Blackpool, and Surfdale easy from the main high street. Follow the Oneroa Beach path to Little Oneroa Beach, which leads to a fantastic coastal walk to Newton Reserve and beyond.