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Manawatu District Council

Council mapHawkes Bay Region Taupo District Stratford District Ruapehu District Tararua District Palmerston North City Horowhenua District Manawatu District Rangitikei District Whanganui District Wellington Region Bay of Plenty Region Taranaki Region Waikato Region


Phone: (06) 323 0000
E-mail: public@mdc.govt.nz
Web site: www.mdc.govt.nz


Mayor: Helen Worboys
Councillors in 2016: 10 (excluding Mayor)
Council employees in 2016: 129





Key financial statistics 2016

$ (in thousands)Manawatu DistrictMedian for all PROVINCIAL councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 575,578 1,279,498 112,859,570
Operating Revenue 42,380 75,330 8,865,430
Operating Expenditure 49,350 79,071 9,282,110
Capital Expenditure 19,564 29,902 4,264,961
Rates Revenue 30,095 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: www.mdc.govt.nz

Community statistics as at the 2013 census

Usually resident population - 2013 Census 27,456
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 26,070
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)5.3%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 2,567
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)10.7
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 28,400

Source:
Census, Statistics New Zealand

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


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