Orakei is a suburb of Auckland on New Zealand’s North Island. It is situated on a peninsula five kilometres east of the city centre, on the coast of Waitematā Harbour.
Some of Auckland’s most costly real estate can be found in Orakei. Paritai Drive in Orakei is widely known as Auckland’s and, most likely, New Zealand’s most expensive route. Houses on this street start at $3 million and go up to $12 million.
According to the 2018 New Zealand census, Orakei had a population of 5,625 people and 2,073 households.
Local primary schools include Orakei School and St Joseph’s School, while the nearby Selwyn College serves as a secondary school.