Raumanga

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Location
35°44'41"S
174°18'21"E
Country
 New Zealand
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Raumanga is a suburb of Whangārei in the Northland Region of New Zealand. It is the site of Northland Polytechnic's main campus.

Demographics

Raumanga (comprising the statistical areas of Raumanga and Tarewa) had a population of 5,292 at the 2018 New Zealand census, an increase of 840 people (18.9%) since the 2013 census, and an increase of 549 people (11.6%) since the 2006 census. There were 1,554 households. There were 2,700 males and 2,592 females, giving a sex ratio of 1.04 males per female. Of the total population, 1,491 people (28.2%) were aged up to 15 years, 1,227 (23.2%) were 15 to 29, 2,085 (39.4%) were 30 to 64, and 489 (9.2%) were 65 or older. Figures may not add up to the total due to rounding. Ethnicities were 51.8% European/Pākehā, 60.0% Māori, 6.9% Pacific peoples, 4.9% Asian, and 1.5% other ethnicities. People may identify with more than one ethnicity. The percentage of people born overseas was 9.8, compared with 27.1% nationally. Although some people objected to giving their religion, 50.6% had no religion, 31.0% were Christian, and 10.8% had other religions. Of those at least 15 years old, 306 (8.1%) people had a bachelor or higher degree, and 903 (23.8%) people had no formal qualifications. The employment status of those at least 15 was that 1,626 (42.8%) people were employed full-time, 462 (12.2%) were part-time, and 399 (10.5%) were unemployed.

Education

Manaia View School is a coeducational full primary (years 1-8) school with a roll of 203 students as at November 2021. The school was formed in 2002 with the merger of Raumanga Primary and Middle Schools.
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