About the forecast areas
The 2017 population forecast for Paraparaumu East is 2,283, and is forecast to grow to 2,864 by 2043.
Paraparaumu East is bounded by Ventnor Drive and Nikau Palm Road in the north, the locality of Maungakotukutuku in the east and south, and State Highway 1 and the railway line 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.