Crawshaw, New Zealand

Crawshaw is a compact suburb, close to Te Rapa railway depot, in western Hamilton in New Zealand,[1] and extended in the 2018 census to cover 0.86 km2 (210 acres).[2] Although sometimes referred to as a suburb in its own right,[3] it is often described as being part of Nawton.[4][5][6]

Crawshaw
Suburb
A neighbourhood in Crawshaw, Hamilton.
A neighbourhood in Crawshaw, Hamilton.
CountryNew Zealand
Local authorityHamilton, New Zealand
Electoral wardHamilton West
Population
 (2006 Census)
 • Total2,835
Te Rapa
Rotokauri
Crawshaw
Forest Lake
Nawton

The southern part of the suburb was developed about 1913,[7][8] but the northern in the 1960s[9] and 1970s.[10] Housing New Zealand properties, tenanted by low income families have been reported to make up a majority of homes.[11]

Crawshaw Park was created between 1979 and 1985. It covers 3.1 ha (7.7 acres), includes some remnant kahikateas and forms a link in a green chain through Mooney Park, Bishops Lane Reserve, Crawshaw Park and Dominion Park.[12]

DemographicsEdit

Crawshaw census area had a block of about 25 houses from Nawton East added in 2018.[2] The population increased by about a quarter from 1996 to 2018. They are poorer and younger than the 37.4 years of the national average, with more than double Hamilton's Māori average of 23.7%,[13] as shown below -[14]

Year Population Average age Households Median income National median income
1996 2,541 780[15]
2001 2,874 24.7 897 $16,100 $18,500
2006 2,838 25.3 912 $21,900 $24,100
2013 2,796[16] (2,889)[14] 26.1 906 $22,600 $27,900[16]
2018 3,249 26.9 963 $23,800 $31,800

In 2018 the main ethnic groups were -

European Māori Pacific Asian
52% 50.2% 11.8 8.3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hamilton Map". Hamilton City Council. Archived from the original on 23 September 2010. Retrieved 18 September 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Boundary Viewer". statsnz.maps.arcgis.com. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Game on for new Crawshaw sports court". www.hamilton.govt.nz. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  4. ^ "Odlin Crescent". ketehamilton.peoplesnetworknz.info. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  5. ^ "Crawshaw School - 07/09/2018". Education Review Office. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  6. ^ "Property details for 35A Crawshaw Drive, Nawton, Hamilton, 3200". www.qv.co.nz. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  7. ^ "Sunnyside Road". ketehamilton.peoplesnetworknz.info. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  8. ^ "Breckons Avenue". ketehamilton.peoplesnetworknz.info. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  9. ^ "Mooney Street". ketehamilton.peoplesnetworknz.info. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  10. ^ "Odlin Crescent". ketehamilton.peoplesnetworknz.info. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  11. ^ "Fight to make Crawshaw playground safe for kids". Stuff. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  12. ^ "Neighbourhood and Amenity Reserves Management Plan" (PDF). Hamilton City Council. May 2007.
  13. ^ "2018 Census place summaries | Hamilton". www.stats.govt.nz. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  14. ^ a b "2018 Census place summaries | Crawshaw". www.stats.govt.nz. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  15. ^ "2006 Census of Population and Dwellings - Hamilton City". Stats NZ.
  16. ^ a b "2013 Census map – QuickStats about a place". archive.stats.govt.nz. Retrieved 4 April 2020.

See alsoEdit

Coordinates: 37°46′19.95″S 175°14′0.68″E / 37.7722083°S 175.2335222°E / -37.7722083; 175.2335222