Ellerslie is a suburb of the city of Auckland, on the North Island of New Zealand. It is a small but dynamic town centre with a strong community spirit. Ellerslie is located seven kilometres to the southeast of the city centre, close to State Highway 1 and has a population of 8667.
Ellerslie is part of the Orakei Local Board, which also includes the suburbs of Orākei, Mission Bay, Kohimarama, Saint Heliers, Glendowie, Saint Johns, Meadowbank and Remuera. To the West, Ellerslie borders on the One Tree Hill area and Cornwall Park. Largely a residential suburb, the area is best known for Auckland's main horse racing course,