Russell and Rawhiti and Surrounds
About the forecast areas
The 2017 population forecast for Russell and Rawhiti and Surrounds is 3,269, and is forecast to fall to 3,024 by 2043.
Russell and Rawhiti and Surrounds is bounded by the Pacific Ocean in the north and east, the Whangarei District in the south, and the localities of Ngapuhi-Kaikou, Moerewa and Waihou Valley-Hupara and the Bay of Islands in the west.
Russell is named after Lord John Russell, Secretary of State for the Colonies in 1839 and later Prime Minister of Britain.