Konini, West Auckland

Konini is a suburb in the west of Auckland, New Zealand, under the local government of the Auckland Council.

Konini is surrounded by lush bush at the western ends and quiet residential streets to the east. Konini Road is a long, twisting street that travels from the suburbs of Glen Eden to the Waitākere Ranges and the native rainforest.

Kōnini is the name of the Māori language for the fruit of the Fuchsia tree.


At the 2018 New Zealand census, Konini had a population of 3,555, an increase of 63 (1.8 percent) since the 2013 census, and an increase of 162 (4.8 percent) since the 2006 census. There were 1,203 households in the area.

Ethnicities were 83.5 percent European/Pākehā, 10.4 percent Māori, 7.6 percent Pacific, 10.4 percent Asian and 3.3 percent other ethnicities.


Konini School is a co-educational elementary school with a roll of 438 as of March 2020. The school was opened in 1976.

Kelston Boys’ High School and Kelston Girls’ College are neighboring state secondary schools.

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