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Hutt City Council

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Phone: (04) 570 6666
Web site:

Mayor: Ray Wallace
Councillors in 2016: 12 (excluding Mayor)
Council employees in 2018: 388

Key financial statistics 2017

$ (in thousands)Hutt CityMedian for all METRO councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 1,253,892 2,933,438 118,835,141
Operating Revenue 146,936 198,643 9,412,132
Operating Expenditure 157,505 193,926 9,851,504
Capital Expenditure 39,728 57,474 4,310,621
Rates Revenue 99,603 129,143 5,531,730

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 98,238
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 97,701
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)0.5%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 376
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)261.0
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 31,500

Census, Statistics New Zealand

View more QuickStats about Hutt City on the Statistics New Zealand website.

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