This premium postcode oozes prestige with its white picket fence charms. The city pulse is on your back doorstep and wide, tree-lined streets have ultimate appeal. There’s a reason why Herne Bay is one of the most sought after suburbs and the stunning views prove it.

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Herne Bay sets the standard for affluent living in a prime location, for its lifestyle, convenience and stunning views. The boutique shops along Jervois Rd promise to impress, in particular Tessuti and Father Rabbit for luxurious homewares and gifts. Go exploring to find the hidden bays and beaches!

Character homes aside, Herne Bay has everything. Where in the world can you swim at a north-facing beach, walk up the road for breakfast or an evening drink /meal and still be a short drive to the City?

The iconic and “best” suburb in Auckland, with its northern sun-trapped slopes providing the warmth; views, beaches, restaurants and bars and close to the very popular Ponsonby strip make this the ideal place to live

Neighbourhood Favourites

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Andiamo Restaurant & Bar

Andiamo is popular amongst locals and for those looking for a special night out, providing an upmarket bistro experience. A vibrant atmosphere with friendly and attentive staff, the menu offers cuisine that features modern classics with an Italian / seafood focus.
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Father Rabbit

A fresh and inviting atmosphere, Father Rabbit offers quality and timeless household pieces. In their words “Father Rabbit doesn’t subscribe to some deeply intellectual philosophy. Just an appreciation of simplicity. That things should be done right, or not at all.”
For more details visit www.fatherrabbit.com
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Herne Bay Bakery

Featuring casual lunch options since back in the day, try Herne Bay Bakery’s selection of savouries, pies, sandwiches or sweets, you won’t be disappointed.
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Simon James Concept Store

Featuring unique designs in clothing, modern artifacts and home goods, both from Simon James Design and others. As well as their design boutique, Simon James Concept Store has a furniture and light showroom on Upper Queen Street.
For more details visit www.simonjamesdesign.com
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Tessuti presents a range of high-end, New Zealand made, women’s fashion and hand-selected luxury items, including homeware, gifts and jewellery. Opening in Auckland over 26 years ago, Tessuti is a trusted and beloved store, held in high esteem by locals and visitors alike.
For more details visit shop.tessuti.co.nz

Primary School

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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Ponsonby Primary School

Fundamentally important to Ponsonby Primary is that, as a school community, students, parents and teachers are there to support and enrich children’s learning, making for a quality education and learning environment. They offer a place where students will feel happy and secure, while the education programmes are structured to cater for individual strengths, weaknesses and difference. In their own words, they are a school “where the teachers talk with children, not at them."
For more details visit www.ponsprim.school.nz
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Bayfield School

“Inspired today – prepared for tomorrow”

Bayfield School is located just out of central Auckland, amongst tree-clad grounds. A strong community spirit, Bayfield School is committed to helping their students achieve great outcomes, offering a rich and well-rounded curriculum. With values of respect, responsibility and excellence, your children are welcome here.
For more details visit www.bayfield.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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