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Napier City 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) 835 7579
Web site:

Mayor: Bill Dalton
Councillors in 2016: 12 (excluding Mayor)
Council employees in 2018: 466

Key financial statistics 2017

$ (in thousands)Napier CityMedian for all PROVINCIAL councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 1,569,877 1,386,293 118,835,141
Operating Revenue 99,160 77,930 9,412,132
Operating Expenditure 89,914 80,915 9,851,504
Capital Expenditure 42,591 38,342 4,310,621
Rates Revenue 51,029 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 57,240
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 55,359
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)3.4%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 105
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)542.8
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 26,000

Census, Statistics New Zealand

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

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