A report on Kohimarama and Ōrākei

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.
The entrance to Ōrākei Marae
Kohimarama
The Michael Joseph Savage Memorial
Kohimarama beach and Tamaki Drive
Sunrise on 1 May 2009
Kohimarama

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

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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.

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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.

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

Bastion Point

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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.

Takaparawhau / Bastion Point is a coastal piece of land in Ōrākei, Auckland, New Zealand, overlooking the Waitematā Harbour.

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.

Selwyn College was built in 1956 to service Auckland's rapidly growing suburban sprawl during the post-war population boom and newly developed areas such as Meadowbank–St. Johns and Kohimarama–Ōrākei.