About the forecast areas
The 2017 population forecast for Maxwell-Brunswick-Kai Iwi-Westmere-Blueskin is 3,418, and is forecast to grow to 4,522 by 2043.
Maxwell-Brunswick-Kai Iwi-Westmere-Blueskin is bounded by the Ruapehu District Council area in the north, the Whanganui River in the east, and the suburbs of Upper Aramoho, Lower Aramoho, St Johns Hill, Otamatea, Springvale East, Springvale West, Tawhero, Mosston and Castlecliff North and the Tasman Sea in the south and the South Taranaki and Stratford District Council areas in the west. Maxwell is named after George Maxwell, who was killed in a conflict with Māori in 1868. Blueskin is named after an original resident in the area who had a facial tattoo that completely covered his features.