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About the Henderson-Massey area
The Henderson-Massey Local Board area is located at the western end of the Waitemata Harbour. It includes the Te Atatu Peninsula and the suburbs of West Harbour, Westgate, Ranui, Massey, Henderson and Glendene.
Main retail areas are in Henderson and the Massey/Westgate shopping centre. Business activity is also concentrated along the Lincoln Road corridor. Te Atatu town centre is a vibrant neighbourhood centre.
Henderson town centre has a significant local government presence at the Waitakere Central complex, key government services and the Unitec campus. The town centre has an integrated bus and train station, with enhanced access to the heart of the civic, retail and business district.
The area is home to several cultural and recreational facilities, including the Corban Estate Arts Centre, Henderson Valley Studios, West Wave Aquatic Centre, The Trusts Stadium, the Netball Waitakere complex and Massey Leisure Centre. Both Opanuku and Oratia streams flow through Henderson and provide significant environmental, recreational and amenity benefits to the area.
The Henderson town centre is also the base of Te Whanau o Waipareira Trust’s activities.