Northcote has a strong community spirit, aided by the many families that have lived in the area for a long time. The ethnic makeup of the suburb of Northcote differs from the Northcote Development area. Within Northcote 66% of residents are of European heritage, 24% Asian and Maori and Pasifika residents make up 7% of the population each. In the development area Pasifika are the largest group (41%), followed by European (27%), Asian (21%) and Maori (17%).
Morning Tai Chi in the Northcote Town Centre.