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Matamata-Piako District Council

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Phone: (07) 884 0060
Web site:

Mayor: Janet Barnes
Councillors in 2016: 11 (excluding Mayor)
Council employees in 2017: 198

Key financial statistics 2016

$ (in thousands)Matamata-Piako DistrictMedian for all PROVINCIAL councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 586,144 1,279,498 112,859,570
Operating Revenue 44,281 75,330 8,865,430
Operating Expenditure 44,547 79,071 9,282,110
Capital Expenditure 18,847 29,902 4,264,961
Rates Revenue 32,097 54,069 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 31,536
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 30,483
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)3.5%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 1,755
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)18.0
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 29,700

Census, Statistics New Zealand

View more QuickStats about the Matamata-Piako District on the Statistics New Zealand website.

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