About the forecast areas
The 2018 population forecast for Carterton South is 2,879, and is forecast to grow to 3,600 by 2043.
Carterton is bounded by Victoria Street in the north, the locality of Te Wharau in the east, Portland Road and Dalefield Road in the south, and Lincoln Road and the locality of Mount Holdsworth in the west. Carterton is named after Charles Rooking Carter, a Wairarapa Parliamentarian and philanthropist. It was originally known as Three Mile Bush.