Story: Northland region

Populations of Northland towns, 1951–2013

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As in many other regions in New Zealand, the population in Northland towns levelled off markedly from the 1980s onward. This contrasts with their rapid growth in the 1950s and 1960s. There are exceptions – for instance, economically buoyant towns such as Kerikeri continue to grow.

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Source: New Zealand census, 1951–2013

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - Population', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 August 2019)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 4 May 2015