is a small quiet suburb on the outskirts of Waitakere City
, within the Auckland
urban area, New Zealand
. Nestled in the Waitakere Ranges
, Woodlands Park lies in a valley, bush clad hills separating it from Titirangi
(to the north east), Parau
(to the south east) and Laingholm
(to the south).
Most housing was built in the 1950s to 1970s, and lies within native bush. Although largely composed of workers commuting to Auckland, and socially linked to Titirangi, Woodlands Park is a small reasonably active community. There is a primary school
, which forms the communal heart, a dairy
, and a mechanics, home of the Commercial bus company.
Woodlands Park is part of the Waima census area.
Woodlands Park School
is a contributing primary (years 1-6) state school with a decile rating
of 10 and a roll of 215. Titirangi Rudolf Steiner School is a full primary (years 1-8) private school with a decile rating
of 9 and a roll of 79. and provides education based on the Steiner-Waldorf philosophy
. Both schools are coeducational.
The nearest State secondary schools are Kelston Boys' High School
and Kelston Girls' High School
. Catholic students usually commute by train from New Lynn
to Marist College
(girls) or St Peter's College