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.

Landmarks in the Area

Grafton Bridge is a road bridge spanning Grafton Gully in , New Zealand. Photo: Ingolfson, Public domain.

Railway station
Grafton Railway Station is a station serving the inner-city suburb of Grafton in , . Photo: Ingolfson, Public domain.

St Peter's College is a Catholic secondary school for boys, located in , New Zealand, in the central city suburb of . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The Auckland Domain is 's oldest , and at 75 hectares one of the largest in the city. Photo: Ingolfson, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Newton is a small suburb of , , under the local governance of the Auckland Council.

Eden Terrace is an inner city suburb of , located 2 km south of the , in the of New Zealand.

Newmarket is an suburb to the south-east of the central business district. is situated 1¼ km southeast of Grafton.

The Auckland central business district, also called the city centre by Auckland Council, is the geographical and economic heart of the . is situated 1½ km north of Grafton. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.


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