About the forecast areas
The 2017 population forecast for Central Paraparaumu is 2,824, and is forecast to grow to 3,521 by 2043.
Central Paraparaumu is bounded by the Kāpiti Coast Airport, Kāpiti Road, the locality of Paraparaumu Beach South and Hollis Road in the north, Mazengarb Road, Ratanui Road and Otaihanga Road in the east, the railway line in the south, and the locality of Raumati Beach in the west. The place name Paraparaumu means morsels and sediment. It is said Hau likened the sea foam on the shoreline to the morsels around a huge oven.