The Banks Peninsula Community is divided into four subdivisions. Each subdivision has the following:

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Wairewa Subdivision

Akaroa Subdivision

  • 2018 estimated population: 1,870
  • 1 Council library: Akaroa(external link)
  • 1 Council service centre: Akaroa(external link)
  • Council owned social housing: 2 complexes, 6 units
  • 3 Schools: Duvauchelle (primary), Okains Bay (primary), Akaroa Area (composite Year 1-13)
  • Marae: Ōnuku (Akaroa)(external link)
  • Approximately 500 businesses employing 800 people (2017).

Mt Herbert Subdivision

Lyttelton Subdivision

  • 2018 estimated population: 2,940
  • 1 Council library: Lyttelton(external link)
  • 1 Council service centre: Lyttelton(external link)
  • Council owned social housing: 4 complexes, 20 units
  • 1 School: Lyttelton (primary) 
  • Approximately 410 businesses employing 1,285 people (2017).