Glenfield – at the centre of the North Shore
The North Shore is very well-resourced with amenities such as leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, parks and places to enjoy its natural assets such as golf ranges, boating and sporting clubs. There are large shopping centres with bus networks and ferry services into Auckland City. The North Shore has two major universities and many other tertiary education establishments. A lot of its secondary schools enjoy excellent reputations.
Within Glenfield itself, there are several amenities of interest to teenage students. Many international students use the Glenfield Leisure Centre just five minutes away from Glenfield College. It has a well-resourced gymnasium and excellent swimming pool and is next door to a large shopping mall with shops and cafes frequently visited by students.