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Waikato District Council

Council mapRotorua District Rotorua District South Waikato District Hamilton City Waipa District Otorohanga District Taupo District Waikato District Matamata-Piako District Hauraki District Waitomo District Thames-Coromandel District Hawkes Bay Region Manawatu-Wanganui Region Bay of Plenty Region Taranaki Region Auckland Region


Phone: (0800) 492 452
E-mail: info@waidc.govt.nz
Web site: www.waikatodistrict.govt.nz


Mayor: Allan Sanson
Councillors in 2016: 13 (excluding Mayor)
Council employees in 2016: 323




Key financial statistics 2015

$ (in thousands)Waikato DistrictMedian for all PROVINCIAL councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 1,522,166 1,255,042 109,655,413
Operating Revenue 81,806 69,269 8,362,314
Operating Expenditure 91,294 78,159 8,944,023
Capital Expenditure 83,771 32,152 4,051,699
Rates Revenue 62,610 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:  www.waikatodistrict.govt.nz

Community statistics as at the 2013 census

Usually resident population - 2013 Census 63,378
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 57,588
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)10.1%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 4,405
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)14.4
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 30,500

Source:
Census, Statistics New Zealand

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


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