Woodend, New Zealand facts for kids
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Minor urban area
Woodend in 2010
|Territorial authority||Waimakariri District|
|• Total||5.09 km2 (1.97 sq mi)|
|• Density||597.2/km2 (1,547/sq mi)|
Woodend is a town in the Waimakariri District, in the Canterbury Region of New Zealand's South Island. It is named after one of New Zealand's early settlers, Thomas Woodend. It is situated with both the Waimakariri and Ashley Rivers running either side.
The town has a population of 3,040 (June 2016). It is 25 kilometres (16 mi) north of central Christchurch, and is a satellite town of the city; at the 2006 Census, 63% of employed Woodend residents worked in Christchurch.
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