A report on Kohimarama

Looking west over the Eastern Beaches, Kohimarama in the middle distance. The three beaches are: in the foreground St Heliers, then Kohimarama, lastly Mission Bay.
Kohimarama
Kohimarama beach and Tamaki Drive
Sunrise on 1 May 2009
Kohimarama

Coastal residential Auckland suburb, located to the east of the city.

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Mission Bay, New Zealand

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Seaside suburb of Auckland city, on the North Island of New Zealand.

Seaside suburb of Auckland city, on the North Island of New Zealand.

Mission buildings at Selwyn Reserve
Trevor Moss Davis Memorial Fountain
View of Rangitoto from Mission Bay
Melanesian Mission House
View of Mission Bay Beach looking west
Mission Bay Fountain

Mission Bay is located seven kilometres to the east of the city centre, on the southern shore of the Waitematā Harbour, between Ōrākei and Kohimarama.

Saint Heliers

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Affluent seaside suburb of Auckland with a population of as of This suburb is popular amongst visitors for the beaches, cafés, and views of Rangitoto Island, the distinctive volcanic island in the Hauraki Gulf.

Affluent seaside suburb of Auckland with a population of as of This suburb is popular amongst visitors for the beaches, cafés, and views of Rangitoto Island, the distinctive volcanic island in the Hauraki Gulf.

Looking westwards over St Heliers (foreground) and the other eastern beaches to the CBD in the distance
Glover Park
Waitematā Harbour at sunset, taken from the point between Kohimarama and St. Heliers Beaches
The suburb is relatively affluent, and includes some houses in styles rarely seen elsewhere in New Zealand
Waterview of St. Heliers
St Heliers Beach in Auckland
Shop window display of a shoe shop in St Heliers in Auckland
alt=View of the eastern end of St Heliers Bay. Photographed by William Archer Price between 1910 and 1930.|View of the eastern end of St Heliers Bay. Photographed by William Archer Price between 1910 and 1930.
alt=View of St Heliers Bay, Auckland, taken from Cliff Road looking west. St Heliers Bay Hotel and wharf are in the middle distance. Photographed by William Archer Price between 1910 and 1930.|View of St Heliers Bay, Auckland, looking west. The wharf is in the middle distance. Photographed by William Archer Price between 1910 and 1930.

Local government of St. Heliers is the responsibility of the Ōrākei Local Board, which also covers the suburbs of Ōrākei, Kohimarama, Mission Bay, Glendowie, St Johns, Meadowbank, Remuera and Ellerslie.

Ellerslie, New Zealand

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Suburb of the city of Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand.

Suburb of the city of Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand.

Ellerslie town centre from the east
Spectators at Ellerslie Racecourse, 1908
Ellerslie Racecourse, 1908

Administratively, Ellerslie forms part of the Ōrākei Local Board, which also includes the suburbs of Orakei, Mission Bay, Kohimarama, Saint Heliers, Glendowie, St Johns, Meadowbank and Remuera.

Auckland

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Large metropolitan city in the North Island of New Zealand.

Large metropolitan city in the North Island of New Zealand.

Print of a painting of Auckland port, 1857
Queen Street (c.1889); painting by Jacques Carabain. Most of the buildings depicted were demolished during rampant modernisation in the 1970s.
Looking east over the area that became Wynyard Quarter with the Auckland CBD in the middle distance, c. 1950s.
The urbanised extent of Auckland (red),
Satellite view of the Auckland isthmus and Waitematā Harbour
A view over Chelsea Sugar Refinery's lower dam towards Auckland Harbour Bridge and the CBD
The volcanic Rangitoto Island in the Hauraki Gulf, with the remnant of Takaroro / Mount Cambria in the foreground (yellow, grassy reserve) . Viewed from Takarunga / Mount Victoria over Devonport.
Asians are Auckland's fastest growing ethnic group. Here, lion dancers perform at the Auckland Lantern Festival.
St Matthew-in-the-City, a historic Anglican church in the Auckland CBD
Projection of the Auckland Region's population growth to 2031
Pedestrians on Vulcan Lane in the CBD
The modern section of the Auckland Art Gallery, completed in 2011
Albert Park in central Auckland
View from the top of Maungawhau / Mount Eden
Landmark House
The twin towers of the National Bank Centre are among the tallest buildings in Auckland
Terraced housing built in 1897 as residential buildings and associated place houses for John Endean
Auckland Town Hall entrance on Queen Street
Old Government House, former residence of the Governor
The University of Auckland clock tower building is a 'Category I' historic place, completed in 1926
Railway lines serve the western, southern and eastern parts of the city from the Britomart Transport Centre.
Aerial view of the Auckland Harbour Bridge
The Auckland CBD skyline and Harbour Bridge at sunset.
The International Terminal at Auckland International Airport
Otahuhu Power Station's 404MW combined cycle turbine, also known as Otahuhu B

The Waitematā Harbour has several swimming beaches, including Mission Bay and Kohimarama on the south side of the harbour, and Stanley Bay on the north side.

Ōrākei

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Suburb of Auckland city, in the North Island of New Zealand.

Suburb of Auckland city, in the North Island of New Zealand.

The entrance to Ōrākei Marae
The Michael Joseph Savage Memorial

Ōrākei was the first location where the New Zealand Flying School operated from between October and November 1915, before moving to Mission Bay, and a permanent location at Kohimarama in 1916.

Remuera

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Affluent inner city suburb of Auckland, New Zealand.

Affluent inner city suburb of Auckland, New Zealand.

View from Ōhinerau / Mount Hobson across Remuera to Hobson Bay
Remuera Train Station
Looking southeast over north Remuera

Local government of Remuera is the responsibility of the Ōrākei Local Board, which also includes the suburbs of Ōrākei, Mission Bay, Kohimarama, St Heliers, Glendowie, St Johns, Meadowbank, and Ellerslie.

Tamaki Drive

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Coastal road which follows the contours of the Waitematā Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand.

Coastal road which follows the contours of the Waitematā Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand.

Kelly Tarlton Aquarium
Trevor Moss Davis Memorial Fountain
Tamaki Drive Sweeping Close to the Water
Tamaki Drive Cycleway on a Sunny Day
Kelly Tarlton's Entrance and Shark Bus
Scorpion Fish at Kelly Tarlton's
Fishing Fish Off Bastion Point
Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park
View of Rangitoto from Mission Bay
View of Mission Bay Beach looking west

The road links the suburbs Ōrākei, Mission Bay, and Kohimarama ending in Saint Heliers providing easy access to the local beaches.

Bastion Point seen from the fishing pier jutting out into the Waitematā Harbour.

Bastion Point

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Coastal piece of land in Ōrākei, Auckland, New Zealand, overlooking the Waitematā Harbour.

Coastal piece of land in Ōrākei, Auckland, New Zealand, overlooking the Waitematā Harbour.

Bastion Point seen from the fishing pier jutting out into the Waitematā Harbour.
A marae on Takaparawhau in the 1890s.
Bastion Point activist campaign at Nambassa alternatives festival 1981.
Grave and memorial near Bastion Point.
The entrance to Ōrākei Marae, the cultural hub for Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.

The nearby beach named Waiparera by Māori was changed to Kohimarama Beach by Pākehā.

Selwyn College, Auckland

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Selwyn College is a co-educational state secondary school in Kohimarama, Auckland, New Zealand.

Eastern Suburbs AFC

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Eastern Suburbs Association Football Club is a professional Association football club based in the suburb of Kohimarama in Auckland, New Zealand.