Te Papapa is a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand. It is nine kilometres south-east of Auckland city centre, on the northern shore of Mangere Inlet, an arm of Manukau Harbour.
According to the 2018 New Zealand census, Te Papapa has a population of 3,237 people and 1,128 households.
The residential and light-industrial suburb is located between the suburbs of Onehunga, Penrose, and Southdown, and is at the northern end of the Māngere Bridge, which links it to the South Auckland suburb of Māngere .
Carter Holt Harvey's head office is based at 173 Captain Springs Road in the Te Papapa area.
Carter Holt Harvey Limited is a New Zealand-based privately held firm that is operated by Rank Group Limited, the corporate vehicle of the country's richest man, Graeme Hart.
Woodproducts New Zealand and Woodproducts Australia, both major Australasian producers of wood-based construction products, and Carters, a New Zealand chain of trade-focused building supplies stores, are both headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand.