Wattle Downs

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Wattle Downs
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Wattle Downs
Coordinates: 37°03′00″S174°52′54″E / 37.0499°S 174.8816°E / -37.0499; 174.8816 Coordinates: 37°03′00″S174°52′54″E / 37.0499°S 174.8816°E / -37.0499; 174.8816
Country New Zealand
Local authority Auckland Council
Local boardManurewa
Population
(2018)
  Total8,410
Postcode(s)
2103
North Manurewa
Northeast Manurewa East
East Conifer Grove
Southeast Takanini
South Manukau Harbour
Southwest Kingseat
West Weymouth
Northwest Clendon Park

Wattle Downs is a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand.

The suburb is located on the Mahia Park peninsula on the Manukau Harbour. It includes the area of Wattle Cove.

Manukau Harbour

The Manukau Harbour is the second largest natural harbour in New Zealand by area. It is located to the southwest of the Auckland isthmus, and opens out into the Tasman Sea.

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It is 25 kilometres south of the Auckland CBD and 10 kilometres south of Manukau town centre.

Auckland CBD Suburb in Auckland Council, New Zealand

The Auckland central business district (CBD), also called the city centre by Auckland Council, is the geographical and economic heart of the Auckland metropolitan area. The area is made up of the city's largest concentration of skyscrapers and businesses.

Development

Originally the Mahia Park peninsula was farmland (belonging to Ian Ross) but has been developed in a number of phases. The area is almost exclusively residential, with only a few shops and schools.[ citation needed ]

Education

There are two schools and one daycare in the area:

Reremoana Primary School is a school which opened on 7 February 2006. It has been built to cater for the rapidly growing population in the local area. [1]

Reremoana School is a Primary School in Wattle Downs a suburb in the Manurewa Ward, in Manukau City, Auckland Region, New Zealand. Reremoana opened February 8, 2006.

Clayton Park Primary School is another school in Wattle Downs. [2]

Wattle Downs Early Learning Centre is a day care centre for the under fives. [3]

Recreation

Wattle Downs Golf Course, a 9-hole golf course, is nestled between areas of housing and includes views over the harbour.

There are several reserves, including Kauri Point Reserve down Moor Park, Wattle Farm Reserve on Wattle Farm Road and Wattle Farm Wetlands Reserve also on Wattle Farm Road.

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