St Andrews is an attractive residential area with tree-lined streets and a lovely community feel.
The local St Andrews Golf Course is open to members and guests. St Andrews contains a small number of shops, with a much greater range available in nearby Te Rapa. The Base, a local shopping centre, contains a wide range of designer and boutique fashion as well as an outlet mall. Cafés and restaurants are also available in the area. St Andrews contains a number of local parks, all of which provide great outdoor opportunities for the whole family.