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Tauranga City Council

Council mapTaurange City Western Bay of Plenty District Kawerau District Whakatane District Opotiki District Rotorua District Taupo District Hawkes Bay Region Gisborne Region Waikato Region

Phone: (07) 577 7000
Web site:

Mayor: Greg Brownless
Councillors in 2016: 10 (excluding Mayor)
Council employees in 2018: 613

Key financial statistics 2017

$ (in thousands)Tauranga CityMedian for all METRO councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 3,275,544 2,933,438 118,835,141
Operating Revenue 198,643 198,643 9,412,132
Operating Expenditure 193,926 193,926 9,851,504
Capital Expenditure 152,138 57,474 4,310,621
Rates Revenue 129,143 129,143 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 114,789
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 103,881
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)10.5%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 135
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)851.9
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 27,100

Census, Statistics New Zealand

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

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