Pisa Moorings

Pisa Moorings is a small town in the Central Otago District of Otago region of New Zealand’s South Island. It is located between Lake Dunstan on its east and State Highway 6 on its west. Cromwell is 9 km southwest and Wanaka is 45 km north by road.

Rural settlement in Otago, New Zealand
Pisa Moorings
Rural settlement
Coordinates:

44.978°S 169.239°E / -44.978; 169.239

Country New Zealand
Region Otago
Territorial authority Central Otago District
Ward Cromwell Ward
Government

  Local authority Central Otago District Council
  Regional council Otago Regional Council
Area

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  Total 1.35 km2 (0.52 sq mi)
Population

 (2018 census)[2]
  Total 570
  Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+12 (NZST)
  Summer (DST) UTC+13 (NZDT)
Local iwi Ngāi Tahu

The residential housing at Pisa Moorings is being expanded as of 2019.[3]

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Pisa Moorings is described as a rural settlement by Statistics New Zealand. It covers 1.35 km2 (0.52 sq mi)[1] and is part of the larger Lindis-Nevis Valleys statistical area.[4]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2006 162     
2013 345 +11.40%
2018 570 +10.56%
Source: [2]

Pisa Moorings had a population of 570 at the 2018 New Zealand census, an increase of 225 people (65.2%) since the 2013 census, and an increase of 408 people (251.9%) since the 2006 census. There were 216 households. There were 282 males and 288 females, giving a sex ratio of 0.98 males per female, with 120 people (21.1%) aged under 15 years, 75 (13.2%) aged 15 to 29, 294 (51.6%) aged 30 to 64, and 78 (13.7%) aged 65 or older.

Ethnicities were 95.8% European/Pākehā, 5.3% Māori, 2.6% Pacific peoples, 1.1% Asian, and 3.2% other ethnicities (totals add to more than 100% since people could identify with multiple ethnicities).

Although some people objected to giving their religion, 62.1% had no religion, 28.9% were Christian, 0.5% were Hindu, 0.5% were Buddhist and 1.1% had other religions.

Of those at least 15 years old, 102 (22.7%) people had a bachelor or higher degree, and 57 (12.7%) people had no formal qualifications. The employment status of those at least 15 was that 282 (62.7%) people were employed full-time, 63 (14.0%) were part-time, and 9 (2.0%) were unemployed.[2]

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