North Shore Apartments for Rent

North Shore | Takapuna

Takapuna is a popular coastal suburb on the North Shore of Auckland, only ten minutes drive over the harbour bridge. It is a highly desirable location for both living and working, with a breathtaking coastline and one of the closest views of the volcanic Rangitoto Island.

The 1200 metre beach is clean and safe to swim in at all tides. There a great 45 minutes coastal walk from the northern end running through to Milford Beach revealing the volcanic beginnings of the area. 

Lake Pupuke is close by which is used for sporting activities such as windsurfing, rowing, kayaking, and sailing but no motor boats are allowed.


Takapuna has a boutique shopping strip with over 60 bars, restaurants and cafes and a range of speciality shops. The Shore City Shopping Centre is right across from the beach and includes 3 hours free parking, a Les Mills gym and the Berkeley Cinemas. 

The town has many cultural facilities including The Bruce Mason Centre, the Pumphouse and Public Library. 

The Takapuna Market runs every Sunday from 6am to 12 noon offering a wide variety of products including fresh fruit and vegetables, flowers and plants, crafts, furniture, speciality foods, clothing and antiques.