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The 2013 population for Hataitai is 6,270, with a population density of 33.07 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Hataitai is bounded by Hepara Street, Grafton Road and the suburb of Roseneath in the north, the Harbour in the east, Cobham Drive, Wellington Road and Crawford Road in the south, and Alexandra Road in the west.

Settlement history

Colonial settlement of the area dates from 1841, with land used mainly for farming and grazing. Population was minimal until the late 1800s. Significant development took place from the early 1900s into the 1950s, spurred by improved access. The population increased gradually between 2001 and 2013 as new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Hataitai is an established residential suburb bordered by the town belt and harbour.

Included areas

This small area encompasses most of the suburb of Hataitai.