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Upper Hutt City Council

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Phone: (04) 527 2169
Web site:

Mayor: Wayne Guppy
Councillors in 2016: 10 (excluding Mayor)
Council employees in 2018: 142

Key financial statistics 2017

$ (in thousands)Upper Hutt CityMedian for all METRO councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 692,901 2,933,438 118,835,141
Operating Revenue 46,628 198,643 9,412,132
Operating Expenditure 51,203 193,926 9,851,504
Capital Expenditure 16,053 57,474 4,310,621
Rates Revenue 36,151 129,143 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 40,179
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 38,415
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)4.6%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 540
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)74.4
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 32,000

Census, Statistics New Zealand

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

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