Lower Cannons Creek
About the forecast areas
The 2017 population forecast for Lower Cannons Creek is 4,599, and is forecast to fall to 4,400 by 2043.
Lower Cannons Creek is bounded by Kenepuru Stream in the north, Wellington City and Rānui Heights in the south, and Mungavin Avenue and Porirua East in the west. Cannons Creek is named after the creek that flows from Cannons Head (hill) named after William Cannon who arrived in Wellington in the 1850s. Streets are mainly named after royal ships operating on the west coast in the early 1840s, English Counties or figures from Greek mythology.