Ōkura, New Zealand

Ōkura is a northern suburb of the North Shore, part of the contiguous metropolitan area in Auckland, New Zealand. It is under the local governance of the Auckland Council. The official name is spelled with a macron.[3]

Ōkura
Coordinates: 36.67476506°S 174.72031740°E / -36.67476506; 174.72031740
CountryNew Zealand
CityAuckland
Local authorityAuckland Council
Electoral wardAlbany ward
Local boardHibiscus and Bays
Area
  Land36 ha (89 acres)
Population
 (2018 census)[2]
  Total372
Postcode(s)
0792
Redvale Stillwater Karepiro Bay
Redvale
Ōkura
Long Bay
Fairview Heights Northcross Torbay

Ōkura is a small village on the south shore of the Okura River.[4] It is the only location that provides access to the Okura River in the form of basic launching facilities for small craft.

The New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage gives a translation of "place of red (clay)" for Ōkura.[5]


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