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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 2015: 196

Key financial statistics 2015

$ (in thousands)Matamata-Piako DistrictMedian for all PROVINCIAL councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 555,276 1,255,042 109,655,413
Operating Revenue 43,119 69,269 8,362,314
Operating Expenditure 43,406 78,159 8,944,023
Capital Expenditure 14,976 32,152 4,051,699
Rates Revenue 31,298 49,222 5,003,056

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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