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Estimated population: 8,760 as at 30 June 2016 population estimate.
Note: Annual growth since 2013 has been higher than anticipated and the estimated population has already exceeded the projected 2018 population.
Facilities and amenities
- 4 Council libraries: Diamond Harbour,(external link) Little River,(external link) Akaroa,(external link) Lyttelton(external link)
- 3 Council service centres: Little River,(external link) Akaroa,(external link) Lyttelton(external link)
- 145 Council parks: 116 local/community parks, 8 garden and heritage parks, 6 sports parks, 15 regional parks
- 14 cemeteries
- 6 Council owned social housing complexes with 26 units
- 4 major shopping areas: Lyttelton, Governors Bay and Diamond Harbour; Akaroa and Little River
- 7 schools: 6 primary, 1 composite year 1-13
- 4 Marae: Te Wheke(external link) (Rāpaki), Koukourārata(external link) (Port Levy), Wairewa(external link) (Little River), Ōnuku(external link) (Akaroa)
- 7 major sport and recreation amenities: Norman Kirk Memorial Pool, Lyttelton Recreation Centre, Quail Island, Orton Bradley Park, Birdlings Flat, Harbour and Peninsula Beaches
- Approximately 1,500 businesses employing 2,600 people.
Community Board Plan
The Banks Peninsula Community Board Plan for 2017-19 [PDF, 2.5 MB] was developed by talking with the community and is the Board's vision for the future of Banks Peninsula.
Based on data from Statistics New Zealand