Hingaia

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Hingaia
CountryNew Zealand
Local authorityAuckland Council
Electoral wardManurewa-Papakura ward
Population
 (2006)
 • Total639
Northtowards Manukau Harbour
NortheastPahurehure
EastRosehill
SoutheastDrury
Southclosing of the Pahurehure Inlet
SouthwestKaraka
WestKaraka
NorthwestWattle Downs Peninsula

Hingaia is a rural coastal suburb of Auckland, New Zealand. Located on the shores of the Pahurehure Inlet, to the southwest of the Papakura Town Centre, under local authority of the Papakura District Council. Hingaia is the smallest suburb and most eastern area in the Papakura District.

History[edit]

During the major reformation of local government in 1989, Hingaia was included into the Papakura District boundaries. In 2010, after a review of the Royal Commission on Auckland Governance, the entire Auckland Region was amalgamated into a single city authority. As well as the former Papakura District, all other territorial authorities were merged into a single Auckland Council. The suburb of Hingaia is part of the Manurewa-Papakura ward.

People[edit]

The most common ethnic group in Hingaia is European as at 2006, with 77.6 percent. Maori residents only make up 7.1 percent of the suburb, and Asian residents consisting of 7.6 percent. According to the 2006 New Zealand census, (for residents aged 15 years and older) the most common occupational group in Hingaia is 'Managers', and the least common group is 'Community and personal service workers', with an unemployment rate of 1.6 percent of the Hingaia population.

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Coordinates: 37°04′48″S 174°54′49″E / 37.0801°S 174.9136°E / -37.0801; 174.9136