About the Region

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Milford is an established coastal suburb on Auckland's North Shore. It is located approximately 15 minutes drive from
Auckland’s CBD and is conveniently positioned between the sea and Lake Pupuke.

Well known for its relaxed lifestyle and unique village atmosphere, Milford offers a recently refurbished shopping mall,
a marina and cruising club plus popular family beach with amenities such as volley ball, playground and picnic areas.

Milford offers excellence in learning from pre-school to secondary education. Popular schools all with a high decile
rating include Milford Primary School, Takapuna Normal Intermediate, Carmel College, Westlake Girls High School
and Westlake Boys High School.

Kitchener Road is the main street in Milford and has numerous clothing stores, gift shops, cafes, chemist, travel
agencies, hairdressers, real estate offices, doctors and dentists. The recently upgraded Milford Mall provides a range
of boutique outlets along with larger retailers like the Warehouse, Whitcoulls and Woolworths. The food hall includes a
farmers market, a must for those visiting Milford. 
Milford is well served with buses and taxis. Stagecoach buses through
the Maxx Auckland Regional Transport system 
provide regular timetables linking throughout the North Shore or
Auckland CBD via the nearby bus stations of Smales 
Farm and Akoranga Drive.
 

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Forrest Hill is centrally located within Aucklands' North Shore City. Located on the Eastern side of the Northern
motorway, Forrest Hill is conveniently located between surrounding suburbs of Milford, Castor Bay, Campbells Bay,
Mairangi Bay and Sunnynook.

The area is well established with many homes built in the 1960's and 1970's. Many of these homes have now undergone
renovation to provide larger family homes. Forrest Hill has easy access to transport, beaches, parks, shopping and schools.

The area is sought after for schools including Forrest Hill school, Sunnynook school, Campbells Bay school for primary
education, Wairau and Takapuna Normal for intermediate education and secondary schools of Westlake Boys High school,
Westlake Girls High school, Carmel College and Rosmini College. With a diverse range of cultures Forrest Hill enjoys a
friendly family environment.
Forest Hill residents often enjoy the cafe's and restaurants located in nearby suburbs of Milford, Takapuna, Mairangi Bay,
Link Drive and Albany.



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Castor Bay is a Suburb located within Aucklands' North Shore City. Located on the Eastern side of the Northern
motorway, Castor Bay is conveniently located between surrounding suburbs of Milford, Forest Hill and Campbells Bay.

The area is well established with many homes built in the 1960's and 1970's. Many of these homes have now undergone
renovation to provide larger family homes. Castor Bay has easy access to transport, beaches, parks, shopping and schools.