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Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council

Council mapHawkes Bay Region Taupo District Stratford District Ruapehu District Tararua District Palmerston North City Horowhenua District Manawatu District Rangitikei District Wanganui District Wellington Region Bay of Plenty Region Taranaki Region Waikato Region


Phone: (06) 952 2800
E-mail: help@horizons.govt.nz
Web site: www.horizons.govt.nz


Chair: Bruce Gordon
Councillors in 2013: 11 (excluding Chair)
Council employees in 2012: 212




Key financial statistics 2012

$ (in thousands)Manawatu-Wanganui RegionalMedian for all REGIONAL councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 407,791 422,986 111,871,747
Operating Revenue 52,107 41,368 7,756,672
Operating Expenditure 49,399 36,766 8,415,446
Capital Expenditure 9,944 8,140 3,730,074
Rates Revenue 34,337 16,158 4,511,690

Source: Local Authority Financial Statistics, Statistics New Zealand

The financial profile pages for this council contains more detailed information.

The Council's current long-term plan and annual report may be available from its website: www.horizons.govt.nz

Community statistics as at the 2013 census

Usually resident population - 2013 Census 222,669
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 222,423
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)0.1%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 22,220
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)10.0
Median personal income - 2013 Census

Source:
Census, Statistics New Zealand

View more QuickStats about the Manawatu-Wanganui Region on the Statistics New Zealand website.


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