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Seatoun - Karaka Bays - Breaker Bay

About the profile areas

The 2013 population for Seatoun - Karaka Bays - Breaker Bay is 3,678, with a population density of 17.74 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Seatoun - Karaka Bays - Breaker Bay is bounded by the suburb of Maupuia in the north, the harbour and Cook Strait in the east, a line running east-west to the north of Breaker Bay Road in the south, and the suburb of Strathmore Park, the Eastern Walkway, Beacon Hill Road, Seatoun Heights Road, Townsend Road, the suburb of Miramar, Seatoun Heights Road and Nevay Road in the west.

Settlement history

Colonial settlement of the area dates from the 1840s. Population was minimal until the late 1870s when land was subdivided. Growth took place from the 1890s into the early 1900s, particularly during the 1920s. Expansion continued from the 1960s. The population increased gradually between 2001 and 2013 as new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Seatoun - Karaka Bays - Breaker Bay is a residential area with coastal reserves.

Included areas

This area encompasses the suburb of Karaka Bays, most of Breaker Bay and Seatoun, and small parts of Miramar and Strathmore Park.