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The 2013 population for Maupuia is 1,503, with a population density of 7.92 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Maupuia is bounded by the harbour in the north, east and west, and Nevay Road, Darlington Road, Miramar North Road, Akaroa Drive, Waiwera Crescent, Akaroa Drive, Maupuia Road, Booth Street, Tauhinu Road and Aranui Street in the south.

Settlement history

Colonial settlement of the area dates from the 1840s, with land used mainly for farming. Population was minimal until the late 1800s. Significant development did not occur until the 1920s. Expansion continued during the post-war years, particularly in the 1970s. The population increased gradually between 2001 and 2013 as new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Maupuia is a residential and open space area.

Included areas

This small area encompasses most of the suburb of Maupuia, and a small part of Miramar.