Henderson is a major suburb of Auckland, located 13 kilometres to the west of the city centre, and two kilometres to the west of the Whau River, a southwestern arm of the Waitemata Harbour.
Henderson town centre has a significant government services and the Unitec campus. The town centre has an integrated bus and train station, with enhanced access to the heart of the civic, retail and business district. The area is home to several cultural and recreational facilities, including the Corban Estate Arts Centre, Henderson Valley Studios, West Wave Aquatic Centre, The Trusts Stadium, the Netball Waitakere complex and Massey Leisure Centre. Both Opanuku and Oratia streams flow through Henderson and provide significant environmental, recreational and amenity benefits to the area. The Henderson train station has undergone developments to allow for a second track, and a bus depot to be named “Baby Britomart” is planned for the near future.
The attractions of the Waitakere Ranges and West Coast beaches are within close proximity and offer many options for those young and old or families.
*Source: wikipedia, qv.co.nz, google, Auckland Council