A backyard for brunching, outdoor recreation and life-long connections.
Picture a sprawling scene of leafy outlooks, modern amenities, urban lightscapes and the familiar faces of neighbours dotting the streets; abuzz with candid conversation. This serves as the setting for everyday life at Risland Meadowbank, situated in the heart of one of Auckland's friendliest and family-minded suburbs.
Amenities at hand.
World-class eating, home-style atmosphere
Saunter over to local favourite, Meadow Restaurant to brunch on seasonal fare or dine in the courtyard garden with a cocktail in hand. Follow your nose to Meadowbank Bakery where the wafting scent of butter and fresh bread fills the air throughout the day.
Nature in your backyard
Your daily dose of green is but a short stroll away, with Rutherford Reserve and St. Johns Bush Walk just around the corner. The mangrove boardwalks at Orakei Basin await your adventurous spirit, while Mission Bay Beach, with its crystalline waters and recreational facilities, is only seven minutes away.
Social spaces for authentic connection
Meadowbank's community-minded spaces welcome everyone. From playgrounds at Bonnie Brae Reserve, Rutherford Reserve, and Wairua Reserve to the contemporary-looking St. Chads Community Centre and its colourful roster of community events and activities.
Excellent access for everyone
Whether your commute is on four or two wheels, Meadowbank has been designed to be accessible for everyone. On completion, the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive cycling path will run through the suburb, with a 7km link that connects Auckland's Eastern Suburbs to the City Centre.
Jump on the Meadowbank express
The Meadowbank Train Station connects you to the City Centre and Britomart in a mere nine minutes. Enjoy the express life and a commute with a view across Orakei Basin and Hobson Bay, with Auckland's cityscape greeting you in the distance.
Find out more about a few of our
favourite local hotspots.
Located a stone’s throw from the corner of Remuera and St John’s roads, a handy train station,
shopping centre and the local school are just a short stroll away. Follow the markers for details.
1. Sunhill Fresh Market
You’ll find queues out the door for Sunhill’s famous real fruit ice cream.
317 Saint Johns Road, Kohimarama Auckland
2. Meadow Restaurant
A long lunch favourite with locals.
20 Saint Johns Road, St Johns Auckland
3. Bamboo Kitchen
For Friday night takeout with friends.
112 St Johns Road, St Johns Auckland
4. m.e Meadowbank Eatery
Where the locals hang out for one of the best coffees (and chat) around.
139 Meadowbank Road, Meadowbank Auckland
5. Meadowbank General Practice
For your family’s healthcare and medical needs.
35-47 St Johns Road, Meadowbank Auckland
6. Countdown Meadowbank Mall
Daily staples just a hop, skip away.
35-47 St Johns Road, Meadowbank Auckland
7. Meadowbank Train Station
A quick nine minute commute to the city.
Purewa Road, Meadowbank Auckland
8. Cyclepath to the city
A new city cyclepath for exercise and adventuring (due for completion end of 2022).
St Johns – Meadowbank – Orakei Basin – Tamaki Drive. Auckland
9. Dragoon E-bikes
E-bike all the way to the Eastern Bays.
Shop 10B, 35-47 St Johns Road, Meadowbank Mall Auckland
10. Orakei Basin
A scenic walkway that will become a firm family favourite.
Enter from Orakei Train Station, Orakei Road or Purewa Road, Meadowbank. Auckland
11. Rutherford Reserve
Enjoy a picnic and a play – you’ll want to stay all day.
21 Archdall Street, Meadowbank Auckland
12. Sunhill Nursery
For those who can never have too many indoor plants.
317 St Johns Road,St Johns Auckland
13. Be Beauty Salon
Get pampered, moments from home.
110 St Johns Road, Meadowbank Auckland
14. Paper Plus
For those last minute gifts and cards, just across the road.
Meadowbank Mall, 35-47 St Johns Road Auckland
Schools & childcare
15. Meadowbank School
A locally celebrated school, for new entrants to year 6.
68 Waiatarua Road, Remuera Auckland
16. Mt Carmel School
Close-knit Catholic School for new entrants to year 6.
6 Mt Carmel Place, Meadowbank Auckland
17. Meadowbank Kindergarten
A modern Kindy for ages 2 and up, just across the way.
122 Meadowbank Road, Meadowbank Auckland
Clubs & community
18. Meadowbank Pony Club
Meadowbank’s famous inner-city pony club, run by volunteers.
337 Kohimarama Road, Meadowbank Auckland
19. Royle Epsom Bridge Club
The suburb’s very own Bridge Club.
Level 1, Meadowbank Mall, 35-47 St Johns Road Auckland
20. College Rifles Rugby and Sports Club
The local sporting club - for rugby, tennis, badminton and lacrosse.
33 Haast St, Remuera Auckland
Central location with city connections.
Commuters will enjoy easy connection to the city, or the motorway, from Meadowbank’s central location. While the shopping-centre’s at Lunn Ave, Sylvia Park and Westfield Newmarket are but a short drive away. Venture just over the ridge to discover any one of the sparkling Eastern bays.
A favourite with families.
Families flock to the neighbourhood to become part of Meadowbank Schools upbeat community. As one of Aucklands top primary institutions, Meadowbank School is a vital part of what makes Meadowbank such a favoured suburb.