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Kapiti Coast 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: (04) 296 4700
Web site:

Mayor: K. Gurunathan
Councillors in 2016: 10 (excluding Mayor)
Council employees in 2018: 296

Key financial statistics 2017

$ (in thousands)Kapiti Coast DistrictMedian for all PROVINCIAL councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 1,423,371 1,386,293 118,835,141
Operating Revenue 69,493 77,930 9,412,132
Operating Expenditure 75,791 80,915 9,851,504
Capital Expenditure 23,841 38,342 4,310,621
Rates Revenue 56,869 53,650 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 49,104
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 46,197
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)6.3%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 731
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)67.1
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 26,900

Census, Statistics New Zealand

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

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