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Kingston - Mornington - Vogeltown

About the profile areas

The 2013 population for Kingston - Mornington - Vogeltown is 2,928, with a population density of 29.61 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Kingston - Mornington - Vogeltown is bounded by Mana Street, Fortunatus Street, Whaui Street and Pearce Street in the north, Finnimore Terrace, the Town Belt and the suburb of Berhampore in the east, generally by the suburb of Owhiro Bay in the south, and the suburb of Brooklyn, Coleridge Street, Mornington Road and Ingestre Street in the west.

Name origin

Kingston is named after a city in Canada.

Settlement history

Colonial settlement of the area dates from the 1850s, with land used mainly for dairy farming. Population was minimal until the late 1800s. Significant development did not occur until the post-war years, with rapid growth from the 1950s. The population increased marginally between 2001 and 2013 as new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Kingston - Mornington - Vogeltown is a predominantly residential area.

Included areas

This small area encompasses the suburb of Mornington, most of Kingston and Vogeltown, and small parts of Brooklyn and Newtown.