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Kaiwharawhara - Khandallah

About the profile areas

The 2013 population for Kaiwharawhara - Khandallah is 8,478, with a population density of 16.66 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Khandallah - Kaiwharawhara is bounded by the locality of Ohariu, the suburb of Broadmeadows and Burma Road in the north, the suburb of Ngauranga in the east, Wellington Harbour and the suburb of Pipitea in the south, and the railway line, the suburb of Ngaio, Cockayne Road, Bankot Crescent, Mysore Street, Swansea Street, Ngatoto Street, Amapur Drive, Malda Grove, Kandy Crescent, Fox Street and the suburb of Ngaio in the west.

Settlement history

Colonial settlement of the area dates from the 1840s, with land used mainly for farming. Population was minimal until the 1880s, with growth through to the early 1900s. Expansion continued from the 1960s. The population increased gradually between 1996 and 2013 as new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Khandallah - Kaiwharawhara is a predominantly residential area, with some reserves in the north-west, and some industrial and commercial land use.

Included areas

This small area encompasses most of the suburbs of Khandallah and Kaiwharawhara, and small parts of Ngaio, Ngauranga and Pipitea.