By thoughtfully organizing our initiatives and events, we create a thriving environment for our community to grow and prosper.
We infuse Hunters Corner with vibrant energy and excitement, bringing people together to share in our rich cultural heritage.
We provide a safe and supportive space where individuals can connect, share, and support one another. Our team is always ready to lend a helping hand.
Whether it's through mentorship programs, networking opportunities, or providing resources, we empower individuals and businesses.
A History of Hunters Corner
Hunters Corner has a rich and vibrant history that spans several decades. Discover the milestones that shaped our community.
In 1842, when Auckland became the capital of New Zealand, the Papatoetoe area, which includes Hunters Corner, was a wilderness of low-lying swamp and undulating ground covered in flax, fern, and scrub.1842
Land Acquisition and Development
In 1851, a plot of 251 acres, which may include part of what is now Hunters Corner, was acquired. This marked the beginning of development in the area.1851
By 1855, there were enough people in the area to open a Presbyterian church near the Great South Road, indicating the establishment of a community in the area.1855
Birth of Hunters Corner
Hunters Corner was established as a bustling commercial hub, catering to the needs of the local community.1960
Growth and Expansion
Hunters Corner witnessed significant growth and expansion, attracting more businesses and residents to the area.1980
Community-driven initiatives and collaborations led to the development of community spaces and improved amenities in Hunters Corner.2000
Modernization and Innovation
Hunters Corner embraced modernization and innovation, leveraging technology to support local businesses and enhance the community experience.2010
A Bright Future Ahead
Hunters Corner continues to evolve and thrive, with exciting opportunities and a promising future for businesses and residents.Present
Hunters Corner Achievements
Here are some key achievements and recognitions that highlight Hunters Corner's success and contributions.
Recognized as a top business hub in Auckland by local professionals and industry experts.
Received the Business Excellence Award for outstanding contribution to the local economy.
Featured in Media as one of the fastest-growing business communities in Auckland.
Meet Our Team
The executive leadership team at Hunters Corner is comprised of talented individuals who are passionate about driving success.
Raj Chand - Deputy Chair
ABC Business Solutions
Nitesh Khatri - Treasurer
Lance Pemberton - Executive Committee Member
Barfoot & Thompson
Otara - Papatoetoe Local Board
Dr Ofa Dewes MNZM
Deputy Chair, Otara-Papatoetoe Local Board
Vijay Kumar - Executive Committee Member
Anil Sahay - Executive Committee Member
Pritesh Patel - Executive Committee Member
Patel & Co
Anne Nicholas is the dynamic Community Manager of Hunters Corner Town Centre. She tirelessly advances local businesses through strategic marketing and communication, actively advocates for infrastructure improvements, and ensures town safety and cleanliness. Her dedication is instrumental in shaping a thriving community and business environment.
At Hunters Corner, we foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and inclusivity.