Welcome to
Paerata Rise

Paerata Rise is a new build lifestyle community being developed between Karaka and Pukekohe, approximately 40 minutes from Central Auckland.

Paerata Rise will be a stylish new town that combines the best features of the local Franklin area with modern town planning to build an integrated, livable community. Your home will be designed to your unique specifications and the natural beauty of the surrounding landscapes.

Make your kiwi dream a reality at Paerata Rise.


Phase 01
Paerata Rise

Paerata Rise is a unique rural township, offering a range of building options suited to your budget and lifestyle needs.  Our vision is to create a community with the look and feel of an established country village but with all the modern benefits of an urban environment.

The first stage of the development will include 100 homes on a variety of section sizes.

Where is
Paerata Rise?

Paerata Rise is situated between Pukekohe and Karaka, south of Auckland, and bordered by Karaka Road and Paerata Road.


Who We Are

Grafton Downs Ltd

Paerata Rise is a unique community being developed on land owned by Wesley College Trust Board and Grafton Downs Limited and previously operated as a dairy farm. Grafton Downs Ltd is a joint venture company set up as a charitable company, charged with the development and sale of the land. 

Who We Are

Wesley College Trust

At the heart of the Paerata Rise project is Wesley College, established in Paerata in 1922.

Wesley College has been educating the youth of Aotearoa New Zealand for over 170 years. The College has a long history of investment in this land; their priority is to build for the long term.

Who We Are

Keep up-to-date

Get to the front of the line to hear the latest news on this exciting development by registering with us. We will let you know about our progress, invite you to open days and listen to your feedback

Contact us

+64 9 636 0803
801 Paerata Road (State Highway 22)
Paerata 2676
PO Box 58 682
Paerata 2676
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