Waikanae Beach-Peka Peka
About the forecast areas
The 2019 population forecast for Waikanae Beach-Peka Peka is 3,682, and is forecast to grow to 4,521 by 2043.
Waikanae Beach – Peka Peka is bounded by the area north of Peka Peka Road and the locality of Otaki Forks – Kaitawa – Te Horo to the north, State Highway 1 and the locality of Waikanae Park to the east, the Waikanae River to the south and the Tasman Sea to the west. The place name Waikanae is derived from the river of kanae (mullet) Hau saw while following Wairaka. The place name Peka Peka is Māori for a native New Zealand short tailed bat.