Catalina Bay

Developed by Willis Bond & Co and masterplanned by Cheshire Architects, Catalina Bay is proposed to follow a four stage plan with the first stage focusing on the refurbishment of existing heritage buildings on site. Three further stages are planned to include 60-70 quality apartments alongside a mixture of commercial, hospitality and retail tenancies. 
Central to the Catalina Bay development is the area's Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) history. Originally built circa 1928, the location became Auckland’s premiere flying boat base where it housed and flew the Sunderland and Catalina seaplanes. This history echoes through the design and development.

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Hobsonville Point is an award-winning masterplanned community delivered by Hobsonville Land Company, and will have an end population of over 10,000 residents. Situated in the heart of this community, and connected by ferry, bus and both north and west motorways, Catalina Bay is ideally located and easy to get to. 

An impressive 4km Coastal Walkway winds through Catalina Bay, connecting the precinct to the wider area. 

Despite Auckland's harbour location, it is difficult to find a co-oridnated mixed use precinct on the water. Catalina Bay is uniquely positioned and ready to be transformed into an active seaside village.

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The unique setting by the water with live music adds to the vibrant atmosphere. The Farmers Market is undercover, and there is ample parking. Stay for a coffee and have a bite to eat from the variety of food vendors, buy your fresh produce for the week or just browse around the unique handmade items on sale.

Farmers Market This Weekend

Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Friday (Winter hours) 11:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday 8:30am - 2:00pm

Catalina Bay, Hobsonville Point, Auckland

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Stage One consists of commercial, hospitality and retail opportunities within the character-filled RNZAF buildings. These iconic buildings provide a solid framework which is steeped in history and will be restored sympathetically, complemented by modern design accents. Stage One tenancies will be completed progressively from late-2017 through to late-2018.

As the precinct is developed, there will be a wide variety of leasing options available.

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Catalina Bay Apartments are set to deliver an exciting residential component to the aspiring Catalina Bay Precinct in Stage 2 of the development. Unrivalled water-views and best-in-class amenity will create a new standard in luxury waterfront living.

The main apartment building, comprising circa 52 high-end apartments and 9 freestanding townhouses, is currently undergoing a developed design process led by renowned architects, Architectus. Meanwhile, a boutique 5-storey building featuring four private apartments is being designed by award-winning Cheshire Architects. Situated on the water’s edge, these exclusive apartments will each span across an entire floor.   

The launch of Catalina Bay Apartments and the on-site display suite is expected early 2019.



Willis Bond & Co

Willis Bond & Co is one of New Zealand’s leading developers and specialises in large-scale real estate in urban and waterfront environments. The company is responsible for the country’s largest apartment development in Wynyard Quarter and has a long and enviable reputation for creating multiple award-winning buildings. 

Willis Bond works with best in class architects, engineers and construction teams, and has an unparalleled track record for completing projects on time and within budget.


Cheshire Architects

A trans-disciplinary design practice, Cheshire is responsible for designing and curating some of Auckland’s most successful precincts, including Britomart and the City Works Depot. Cheshire’s advice has been integrated from the beginning of Catalina Bay’s design process to ensure alignment across the entire development of a consistent vision. This vision dictates everything, from masterplanning and architecture through to branding and product design. Cheshire’s strong design curation ensures the final result will be an integrated and cohesive development with its own seaside identity. 


LT McGuinness

A third generation family construction company, LT McGuinness has the experience, resources and capability to deliver large commercial projects on time and within budget. This includes access to a talented permanent workforce, unrivaled experience in over 65 years of operation (including projects over $100 million), technical skills and innovation, quality plant and equipment and an experienced management team. Utilising an early partnership with a main building contractor has proved invaluable in minimising risk and adding value to the construction process. LT McGuinnes is a member of the New Zealand Green Building Council. 


Hobsonville Land Company

HLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Housing New Zealand Corporation responsible for delivering the Hobsonville Point development. HLC undertakes a high level of involvement over the entire project, from the planning and design of homes, streets and neighbourhoods, through to the building programme and engagement of the local and wider community. HLC exercises good relationships with central and local government agencies, developer partners, builder partners and residents to make their projects a success.


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Weekend farmers' market: Hobsonville market gets a makeover

Weekend farmers' market: Hobsonville market gets a makeover

June 18, 2018

"There is a happy marriage of food-for-now stalls and food-for-later providers at Catalina Bay Farmers Market." - Hayley McLarin

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Fabric now open at Catalina Bay!

Fabric now open at Catalina Bay!

June 14, 2018

"Most Aucklanders are aware of the fact that Hobsonville Point has been ‘popping off’, manifesting in an up and coming borough set just far away enough from the big smoke to not be too far. But unlike the staggering number of real estate transactions taking place, quality hospitality offerings have been somewhat slower to arise. Enter Fabric, a refreshing and wholly enticing new waterfront eatery that aims to fill the void, if only fractionally." - Denizen

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Waterfront Cafe|Bistro operator announced!

Waterfront Cafe|Bistro operator announced!

November 03, 2017

We are delighted to welcome Hobsonville Point residents and experienced operators Luke and Melissa Shore to Catalina Bay. Luke and Melissa will head ‘Fabric’, an all-day café and bistro in a beautiful contemporary setting, paired with a refined menu, located on Catalina Bay’s waterfront.

From coffee at sun-up, to an evening meal and glass of wine on the waterfront balcony. We are anticipating Fabric will be a local favourite - we can’t wait for the doors to open Autumn 2018!

Little Creatures Land in Auckland

Little Creatures Land in Auckland

August 22, 2017

Australian craft brewer Little Creatures has landed on its first New Zealand site, at Catalina Bay in Hobsonville Point. 

The multi-million dollar development is to include a Little Creatures micro-brewery as well as a restaurant with all-day dining, and is expected to open late next year.

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Dredging has commenced at Catalina Bay

Dredging has commenced at Catalina Bay

March 17, 2017

Dredging has commenced at Catalina Bay, undertaken by Hobsonville Land Company. 

The dredging will create a permanent wet edge on the sea wall that surrounds Catalina Bay, completing the perfect seaside setting.

Dredging is scheduled to be completed in the next few months.