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Waikowhai, Auckland Central

About Waikowhai:

Waikowhai is an Auckland suburb in New Zealand governed by the Auckland Council. Wai means "Water" in Māori, and kōwhai is a native tree with a bright yellow flower. Waikōwhai is Māori for kōwhai by the water.

The suburb is a culturally diverse neighbourhood located 20 minutes from Auckland's central business district. At Waikōwhai Bay, its southern boundary meets the Manukau Harbour.

Waikowhai has Auckland city's largest remaining block of native forest. The block was deemed too infertile for farming and was not cleared, instead being given to the Wesley Mission. Today, the forest block is home to a precious collection of Auckland's indigenous fauna and flora.

According to the 2018 New Zealand census, Waikowhai had a population of 5,439 people and 1,518 households.

Local Schools

There are three schools in Waikōwhai and many others in the surrounding suburbs. Hay Park School and Waikōwhai Intermediate are on Richardson Road next to each other, and Waikōwhai Primary is a few blocks south on Hillsborough Road.

Lynfield College and Mount Roskill Grammar School are the local secondary schools. Marcellin College and St Peter's College are nearby Catholic high schools in the area.

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The Giant Pylons

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Another cormorant nesting colony I have discovered. It’s bigger than the first and is located in a place I used to frequent but I didn’t notice then. Whether that it wasn’t there or I was not observant I know not. One thing is for sure, a camera makes you much more observant! #kawau #cormorant #piedcormorant #cormorants #piedshag #piedshagsnesting #piedshagcolony #nestingcolony #bestbirdshots #bestbirdsofinstagram #bestbirdshots #planetbirds #nzwildlife #waikowhai #manukauharbour #auckland #lumix #lumixnz ...

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Waikowhai Walkway. No need to go to Titirangi for a bushwalk.
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Each language is a window to the world. I have six such windows, one of them is Mandarin Chinese. This video is a summary of why Victoria, our Master Distiller Junior, originally Ukrainian, living in New Zealand, decided to learn Chinese, and was created for the celebration of the United Nations' Chinese Language Day on 20th of April. ...

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Sometimes we need to search for beauty, other times, we stumble across it accidentally.
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This was a time we accidentally stumbled across a spectacular view of the Manukau Harbour, with dreamy lighting, through a forest of pines.
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바람이 매우 분다
겨울에 막바지 💬
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* Fly me to the moon... * 🌙

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Found the edge of the world. #waikowhai ...

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Must have been channeling each other cipdesignstudio I love these flowers 😍
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