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St Heliers

St Heliers

Vellenoweth Green is set against a backdrop of tall apartment buildings in the seaside suburb of St Heliers. In recent decades rising land prices have encouraged people to extend their houses, or build much larger homes and apartment blocks. In summer, crowds flock to the beaches at St Heliers and Mission Bay.

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland places - Eastern suburbs: Ōrākei to the Tāmaki River', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2024)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 5 Aug 2016