Story: Northland region

Population of Northland towns, 1951–2013

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As in many other regions in New Zealand, the number of people living in Northland towns levelled off markedly from the 1980s, following rapid growth in the 1950s and 1960s. There are exceptions – 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 26 October 2021)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015