About the forecast areas
The 2017 population forecast for Paraparaumu North is 4,127, and is forecast to grow to 5,271 by 2043.
Paraparaumu North is bounded by Mazengarb Road Ratanui Road and Otaihanga Road to the north, the railway and State Highway 1 to the east, Kāpiti Road and the locality of Central Paraparaumu to the south and the locality of Paraparaumu Beach South and Hollis Road to 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.