FREEMANS BAY

This is inner city cool just a stone’s throw from the hubbub of Ponsonby Road’s bar and restaurant buzz. Fashionable Freeman’s Bay attracts empty nesters and single professionals who have the best of both worlds being close to Western Park and Victoria Park green spaces too.

AGENT'S INSIGHTS
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I love Costley Park, where time stands still literally a minute's walk from Ponsonby Road, in full view of the CBD yet feels a million miles away

Neighbourhood Favourites

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Nishiki Japanese Izakaya Dining

One of the best authentic Japanese places to dine, Nishiki provides a friendly service with the food arriving promptly. We recommend making a booking as this place can get busy very quickly!
For more details visit www.nishiki.co.nz
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Rupa's

A corner icon in Freemans Bay, Rupa’s is located on the junction of Wellington and Hepburn Streets. A building that dates from c.1899, this is a remnant of Auckland history, with of course some twists, visit the link below for full details. It’s our favourite spot for fabulous coffee in the morning.
For more details visit https://timespanner.blogspot.com/2012/08/freeman-bays-corner-icon.html
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Western Park

Located only 2km from central Auckland, Western Park is renowned on the city fringe for its green space, being roughly 8ha in size. Recognizable for its unique sculptures by local John Radford, they depict buildings that once stood in Auckland. Containing something for everyone, there are numerous picnic tables and park benches, a playground for the kids, as well as a viewing platform, fitness trails through the mature trees, and tennis courts and sports fields on the lower flat area. It’s a popular spot for local professionals to enjoy their lunch.
For more details visit https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/parks-recreation/Pages/find-park-beach.aspx

Primary School

Freemans Bay School

An environment that is vibrant and exciting, Freemans Bay School embraces students from a variety of ethnic backgrounds. Their curriculum aims to enrich and empower students. Values of honesty, respect, friendship, celebrating cultural diversity and reaching for success set them apart.
For more details visit www.freemansbay.school.nz
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Ponsonby Intermediate School

Ponsonby Intermediate is committed to for making their students the top priority. They pride themselves on going beyond the school archetype, by facilitating experiences and opportunities; to be a place where young minds are challenged, enabling positive self-image, and where kids feel part of an integral community.
For more details visit www.ponsonbyintermediate.school.nz
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Independent Schools

St Mary's College

Located on Ponsonby Hill, St Mary’s College offers a quality education to young women from Year 7 to Year 13, as a Catholic integrated school. With co-curricular opportunities, they aim to send their students away with a strong sense of self-belief and confidence.
For more details visit www.stmaryak.school.nz
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St Paul’s College

In the heart of Ponsonby St Paul’s College is a Roman Catholic school for young men from Year 7 to Year 13. A well-rounded education with an emphasis on academic achievement and leadership, as well as participating in extracurricular activities, is pivotal to this school. The students come from diverse cultures, and the principal and staff are dedicated to helping the students reach their full potential.
For more details visit www.stpaulscollege.co.nz
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