Situated in Eastern Auckland and has a reputation as being relatively wealthy, with many of the homes having some of the best views over Auckland Harbour. According to the 2001 census, Kohimarama has a population of 6,339. Kohimarama is home to two primary and one secondary school: St Thomas' School, Kohimarama School, and Selwyn College, which has a student population of over 1,000. Conveniently located Catholic schools include St Peter's College and Baradene College of the Sacred Heart.
History of Kohimarama
The name is Māori for 'gathering-in-of-moonlight'. It was originally known as Mission Bay, a name now given to a neighbouring suburb.