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Titahi Bay North

About the profile areas

The 2013 population for Titahi Bay North is 2,457, with a population density of 12.22 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Tītahi Bay North is bounded by Porirua Harbour in the north and west, Onepoto, Moult Street and Dimock Street in the east, and Main Road, Tireti Road and Toms Road in the south.

Name origin

Tītahi, translated, means 'one cabbage tree'.

Settlement history

European settlement of the area dates from the 1830s, with land used for fishing, farming and marketing. Population was minimal until the late 1800s. Growth took place during the 1920s when many holiday places were built. Significant development occurred during the 1960s. The population increased marginally between 1996 and 2006 as new dwellings were added, and then was relatively stable between 2006 and 2013.

Land use

Tītahi Bay North is a residential and parkland/reserve area and helps to make the suburb of Tītahi Bay.

Major features

Major features of Tītahi Bay North include walkways and reserves, Tītahi Bay Beach, Onehunga Bay, Mount Cooper (Whitireia), and Tītahi Bay North School (primary).