Mangawhai Heads

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Mangawhai Heads
Mangawhai Heads is located in Northland Region
Mangawhai Heads
Mangawhai Heads
Coordinates: 36°05′42″S 174°35′10″E / 36.095°S 174.586°E / -36.095; 174.586Coordinates: 36°05′42″S 174°35′10″E / 36.095°S 174.586°E / -36.095; 174.586
CountryNew Zealand
RegionNorthland Region
DistrictKaipara District
Population
 (2013)
 • Total2,415

Mangawhai Heads is a township in Northland, New Zealand. Waipu is 21 kilometres northwest, and Mangawhai is 5 kilometres southwest.

Mangawhai Heads Beach is an intermediate-level surf beach.[1]

The Mangawhai Cliffs Walkway, north of the township, is 4.5 kilometres long and has a lookout point.[2][3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
2006927—    
20131,239+4.23%
20181,995+10.00%
Source: [4]

Mangawhai Heads had a population of 1,995 at the 2018 New Zealand census, an increase of 756 people (61.0%) since the 2013 census, and an increase of 1,068 people (115.2%) since the 2006 census. There were 849 households. There were 999 males and 999 females, giving a sex ratio of 1.0 males per female. Of the total population, 306 people (15.3%) were aged up to 15 years, 195 (9.8%) were 15 to 29, 831 (41.7%) were 30 to 64, and 666 (33.4%) were 65 or older. Figures may not add up to the total due to rounding.

Ethnicities were 91.1% European/Pākehā, 11.6% Māori, 2.6% Pacific peoples, 3.9% Asian, and 1.4% other ethnicities. People may identify with more than one ethnicity.

The percentage of people born overseas was 21.5, compared with 27.1% nationally.

Although some people objected to giving their religion, 56.8% had no religion, 31.4% were Christian, and 3.2% had other religions.

Of those at least 15 years old, 291 (17.2%) people had a bachelor or higher degree, and 330 (19.5%) people had no formal qualifications. The median income was $27,300. The employment status of those at least 15 was that 612 (36.2%) people were employed full-time, 252 (14.9%) were part-time, and 45 (2.7%) were unemployed.[4]

Mangawhai Heads Beach

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Mangawhai Heads". Surf Seeker NZ. Retrieved 18 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Mangawhai Cliffs Walkway". Department of Conservation. Retrieved 18 May 2020.
  3. ^ Carlson, Liz (7 April 2018). "Mangawhai Heads offers peace, quiet and rugged scenery". Stuff.
  4. ^ a b "Statistical area 1 dataset for 2018 Census". Statistics New Zealand. March 2020. Mangawhai Heads (109900). 2018 Census place summary: Mangawhai Heads