You have to dig under the well manicured lawns and well groomed people to see just how cool Khandallah is.
Khandallah has spectacular views of the city, harbour and Orongorongo mountain range. It’s a leafy suburb, with stately old houses, official embassy residences and many new properties. I have very much enjoyed my life here over the last 6 years.
The village of Khandallah is a popular location, in that it holds various facilities, such as a supermarket, restaurants, a dairy and a pub.
The northeastern part of the suburb is dominated by a large area of parkland, which stretches north towards Johnsonville. Three parks that make up this reserve land total almost 2 square km of the slopes of Mount Kaukau. The summit of this 445-metre peak, which is topped by Wellington’s main television transmitter tower, provides impressive views of the harbour. Khandallah has a reputation for being one of the most affluent of Wellington’s suburbs. The village of Khandallah is a popular location, in that it holds various facilities, such as a supermarket, restaurants, a dairy and a pub. Box Hill was named after a sentry post that was established in 1846. During the peak development of Khandallah itself, much focus was put into Torwood Road.
Khandallah School is a learning community for children from New Entrants to Year 6. Our school facilities include 18 teaching spaces, Hall, Library, covered heated swimming pool, playgrounds and fields. Our school is not zoned. Most children from our school go on to Raroa Normal Intermediate School. Our school is organized into two syndicates – Junior and Senior. Within each team, teachers and children work in collaborative hubs to maximize teacher strengths and meet diverse needs.
We are a Year 1-8 Catholic School that provides a stimulating learning environment for our students where they can experience a continuous education from new entrant through to the end of their Primary schooling. Our school motto ‘Developing our Children’s Minds, Growing our Children’s Hearts’ is about helping the children develop their talents so that they are able to be the best that they can possibly be in everything they do.
This park is part of one of the largest areas of continuous native forest in the city. It features 9km of walking tracks in 60ha of bush. Khandallah Park is well-known for its walking tracks to Mount Kaukau and the Skyline and Northern Walkways. The park is part of one of the largest areas of continuous native forest in the city and is recognised as a key native ecosystem. It has more than nine kilometres of tracks winding through 60 hectares of dense bush.
Nairnville Park is a great place for all weather activities. The park itself has a number of football and cricket pitches and plenty of space for physical outdoor activity. For the colder and rainy days therre is also artificial and full grass fields, with gym a and a netball court. Carparks are all around the park, making it easily accessible for all ages and fitness levels.
Welcome to Village Green, where you will discover an eclectic mix of gorgeous gifts, home décor accessories, fresh flowers and gift baskets for any occasion. We’re dedicated to providing the best possible service to our customers with a focus on dependability, uniqueness and great taste. Founded in 2015, Village Green owner Mandi Van Weede, comes from an extensive background in international marketing, floristry and major events, with a passion for flowers, gifts and home decor which drove her to turn hard her work and inspiration from the corporate world into a successful retail business. Thrilled to be part of the Khandallah community with a bricks and mortar store while also extending into the online world, Village Green now serves customers all over New Zealand.
Bagman has been operating in New Zealand for over 23 years. We sell luxury leather and quality non-leather handbags, wallets, man bags and travel bags. We can also come to you in your workplace – no trudging around crowded retail stores or waiting for internet purchases to turn up, only to find they are not what you imagined! Take your bags on the day and pay them off over 2 months!
Khandallah Pool is at 45 Woodmancote Road, Khandallah, and is open during the summer months between December and March. Khandallah Pool has a 30-metre unheated outdoor pool surrounded by native bush near a playground and walking tracks. No swimming lessons are offered at this pool, but it can be used by the public for fitness and recreation between December and March.
Allow up to 5 hours to traverse 12kms of Wellington’s ridge tops following the Outer Green Belt onto Mount Kaukau, the Crow’s Nest, Kilmister Tops and Johnston Hill. Take time to indulge in the stunning rural, city and coastal views along the way. On a clear day, views of the Kaikoura ranges, the Marlborough Sounds, Wellington city and harbour, and the Tararua and Orongorongo ranges will take your breath away. The completion of the track link between Makara Saddle and Chartwell was made possible with the support of Meridian Energy who agreed to grant public access over their Otari property and shared the costs of the track development.