Hillsborough is located 11 kilometres south of central Auckland and neighbours Royal Oak and Onehunga.
Hillsborough and Lynfield are lovely community suburbs with tree-lined streets and mostly mid to late 20th century family homes. Some homes in the area have excellent views over the Manukau Harbour or Waitakere Ranges in the ditance. Hillsborough contains access to the beach at Hillsborough Bay and neighbours the Hillsborough Reserve, Grannys Bay Reserve and Monte Cecilia Park, which contains the Pah Homestead. Lynfield is home to the Maungakiekie Golf Course, popular for members and guests, and to the Lynfield Reserve and Margaret Griffen Park; both of which contain wonderful outdoor opportunities for the whole family.
Hillsborough does not contain its own amenities, but Onehunga and Three Kings are only a short trip away and offer a wealth of specialty and clothing stores and plenty of restaurants, cafés and takeaways. Residents in Lynfield enjoy a a local supermarket, fast food restaurants, a post office, a doctor’s clinic, and pharmacy.
*Source: Wikipedia, qv.co.nz, google