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Hastings District Council

Council mapNapier City Hastings DistrictRangitikei District Wairoa District Central Hawkes Bay District Taupo District Manawatu-Wanganui Region Gisborne Region Bay of Plenty Region Waikato Region

Phone: (06) 871 5000
Web site:

Mayor: Lawrence Yule
Councillors in 2013: 14 (excluding Mayor)
Council employees in 2012: 360

Key financial statistics 2014

$ (in thousands)Hastings DistrictMedian for all PROVINCIAL councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 1,630,272 1,168,241 119,448,518
Operating Revenue 91,106 67,817 8,047,204
Operating Expenditure 94,947 75,683 8,390,767
Capital Expenditure 32,603 29,645 3,939,748
Rates Revenue 64,311 46,867 4,766,861

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 73,245
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 70,842
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)3.4%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 5,226
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)14.0
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 26,500

Census, Statistics New Zealand

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

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