Parnell is an upmarket suburb in , New Zealand. It is one of New Zealand's most affluent suburbs, consistently ranked within the top three wealthiest, and is often billed as Auckland's "oldest suburb" since it dates from the earliest days of the European settlement of Auckland in 1841.

Landmarks in the Area

Dove-Myer Robinson Park, more commonly known as the Parnell Rose Garden, is a park containing a rose garden in , , . Photo: Gadfium, Public domain.

Holy Trinity Cathedral is an Anglican place of worship situated in , a residential suburb of , New Zealand. Photo: Gadfium, Public domain.

The St Stephen's Chapel and its churchyard were registered on 1 September 1983 by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust as a Category I historic place with registration number 22. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Railway station
Parnell railway station is a station serving the inner-city suburb of in , . Photo: Confuciou, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Newmarket is an suburb to the south-east of the central business district. is situated 1½ km south of Parnell.

Grafton is a suburb of , . The suburb is named for the Duke of Grafton, a patron of the first Governor of New Zealand, William Hobson, and the grandfather of a subsequent Governor, Robert FitzRoy. is situated 2 km southwest of Parnell.

The Auckland central business district, also called the city centre by Auckland Council, is the geographical and economic heart of the . is situated 2 km west of Parnell. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Newton is a small suburb of , , under the local governance of the Auckland Council. is situated 2½ km west of Parnell.


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