Highbury is a suburb of Palmerston North, New Zealand. The suburb is located northwest of Palmerston North Central (CBD). The area has the characteristics of a suburban area and had a resident population of 3,240 (2001).[1]

Highbury
Suburb of Palmerston North
Highbury is located in New Zealand
Highbury
Highbury
Coordinates: 40°21′S 175°35′E / 40.350°S 175.583°E / -40.350; 175.583Coordinates: 40°21′S 175°35′E / 40.350°S 175.583°E / -40.350; 175.583
CountryNew Zealand
RegionManawatu-Wanganui Region
Territorial authorityPalmerston North
WardTakaro
Population
 (2001)
 • Total3,240
Time zoneUTC+12 (NZST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+13 (NZDT)
Postcode
4412
Area Code06

Highbury's street name themes range from British place-names (Brighton, Somerset, Lancaster, Coventry, Brentwood) to those of settlers of Palmerston North (Monrad).

There are many parks and reserves.[citation needed]

Three schools service the area: Somerset Crescent, Takaro, and Monrad Intermediate Schools. The main campus in Palmerston North of Te Wananga o Aotearoa.[citation needed]

The Cloverlea Tavern on the corner of Gillespies Line and Tremaine Avenue is the local pub. The convenience store 'Highbury Shops' is located on the corner of Highbury Avenue and Pembroke Street.[citation needed]

The Monrad Rest Home is located in Highbury.[citation needed]

Westbrook is a nearby suburb.[citation needed]

Parks and ReservesEdit

  • Monrad Park
  • Takaro Park
  • Opie Reserve
  • Marriner Reserve
  • Part of the Kawau Stream Reserve
  • Tui Reserve
  • Pembroke Reserve
  • Oriana Reserve
  • Farnham Reserve

Local Government RepresentationEdit

Highbury is part of the Takaro Ward.

Central Government RepresentationEdit

General Highbury is within the boundaries of Palmerston North electorate.

Māori Highbury is part of Te Tai Hauāuru electorate.