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Carterton District Council

Council mapCarterton District South Wairarapa District Tararua District Masterton District Upper Hutt City Hutt City Porirua City Kapiti Coast District Wellington City Manawatu-Wanganui Region

Phone: (06) 379 4030
Web site:

Mayor: John Booth

Councillors in 2016: 8 (excluding Mayor)
Council employees in 2017: 56

Key financial statistics 2016

$ (in thousands)Carterton DistrictMedian for all RURAL councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 165,872 379,010 112,859,570
Operating Revenue 13,673 20,764 8,865,430
Operating Expenditure 13,666 22,976 9,282,110
Capital Expenditure 3,613 8,567 4,264,961
Rates Revenue 10,236 13,786 5,317,234

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:

Community statistics as at the 2013 census

Usually resident population - 2013 Census 8,232
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 7,098
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)16.0%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 1,180
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)7.0
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 26,700

Census, Statistics New Zealand

View more QuickStats about the Carterton District on the Statistics New Zealand website.

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