Streets of gold: NZ's richest streets

Houses on Paritai Drive, in Ōrākei, Auckland, have some of the best view of Auckland. Photo / Chris Tarpey

An investigation by New Zealand property website has identified the country's richest streets and most expensive homes.

For Kiwis looking to spend a large fortune, the options are limited, but some suburbs and streets have a higher concentration of wealth than others.

An examination of all the residential property sales since 2000 found Auckland's Remuera to have the most $5 million-plus sales.

Paritai Drive, in neighbouring Ōrākei, has long been known as the home of New Zealand's most expensive house – the former Hotchin mansion, which sold for $38.5 million in 2013. However, it's not New Zealand's richest street;