Oneroa, New Zealand

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Oneroa and Oneroa Bay
Oneroa and Oneroa Bay
CountryNew Zealand
CityAuckland Council
Electoral wardWaitematā and Gulf Ward
Local boardWaiheke Local Board
 • Total1,434
Ferry terminal(s)Matiatia
(Hauraki Gulf)
Palm Beach
Blackpool Surfdale

Oneroa is a settlement on Waiheke Island in northern New Zealand. It was known as the capital city of the island.

The New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage gives a translation of "long beach" for Oneroa.[1]

Whittaker's Music Museum, a specialist music museum, has operated in Oneroa since 1996.[2][3]


Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
Source: [4]

The statistical area of Oneroa West, which covers the suburb and areas west of it, had a population of 1,434 at the 2018 New Zealand census, an increase of 9 people (0.6%) since the 2013 census, and an increase of 147 people (11.4%) since the 2006 census. There were 606 households. There were 699 males and 735 females, giving a sex ratio of 0.95 males per female. The median age was 48.6 years, with 195 people (13.6%) aged under 15 years, 198 (13.8%) aged 15 to 29, 705 (49.2%) aged 30 to 64, and 339 (23.6%) aged 65 or older.

Ethnicities were 91.2% European/Pākehā, 10.3% Māori, 3.1% Pacific peoples, 3.8% Asian, and 3.6% other ethnicities (totals add to more than 100% since people could identify with multiple ethnicities).

The proportion of people born overseas was 34.5%, compared with 27.1% nationally.

Although some people objected to giving their religion, 63.2% had no religion, 24.5% were Christian, and 4.0% had other religions.

Of those at least 15 years old, 438 (35.4%) people had a bachelor or higher degree, and 150 (12.1%) people had no formal qualifications. The median income was $36,000. The employment status of those at least 15 was that 588 (47.5%) people were employed full-time, 225 (18.2%) were part-time, and 36 (2.9%) were unemployed.[4]


  1. ^ "1000 Māori place names". New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. 6 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Whittaker's Music Museum". Whittaker's Music Museum.
  3. ^ "Whittaker's Music Museum on NZ Museums". Te Papa.
  4. ^ a b "Statistical area 1 dataset for 2018 Census". Statistics New Zealand. March 2020. Oneroa West (144600). 2018 Census place summary: Oneroa West

Coordinates: 36°46′55″S 175°00′32″E / 36.782°S 175.009°E / -36.782; 175.009