Paerata Rise offers you a unique opportunity to purchase a home in a new community that offers the best of rural and urban living. Paerata Rise will be comprised of approximately 4,500 houses that are built on the firm foundations of the Wesley College Trust and Grafton Downs’ commitment to community ethics and modern innovation. Paerata Rise is a solid and secure new subdivision in the Auckland Region that will appeal to everyone - from young families to empty nesters.
Wesley College has been at the heart of the Paerata community for almost a century. The college’s sense of history informs the decisions it makes in regard to planning for the long-term future of Paerata Rise. Wesley College is heavily invested in creating a community that will be loved by future generations.
Who We Are
Grafton Downs Ltd
Paerata Rise will be a desirable place to live, work, relax and visit.
‘We want to have design, space and quality in our new town.’
– Chris Gregory, Chair, Grafton Downs Ltd.
Wesley College Trust
Wesley College, New Zealand’s oldest registered school was founded on community spirited values. The College has been providing quality education and opportunity for underprivileged students since 1844. Many of these students have gone
Grafton Downs and Wesley College are engaged in this project to continue their legacy of philanthropy whilst adapting to the challenges of 21st-century living.
The directive is to secure the future of Wesley College as well as to create new opportunities for future generations.