About Glendene

Glendene is a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand. It is under the local governance of the Waitakere City Council. Its population was 12,189 in the 2006 Census, an increase of 816 from 2001.[1]

Glendene is a mainly residential suburb with the north-eastern portion devoted to light industry.


Glendene is named after a farm in the area owned by Percy Jones, which was later subdivided for housing.[2][3] Most of the development as a residential suburb occurred in the 1960s and 1970s.[4]


Local primary schools (years 1 – 6) are Glendene School (opened in 1965)[5] and Tirimoana School (opened in 1969).[6]

Arohanui School caters for students aged 5 to 21 years with learning disability.[7] Based in neighbouring Te Atatu South, the school includes students who attend other local schools such as Glendene school.

All schools are coeducational.