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Waikato Regional 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: (07) 859 0999
E-mail: info@ew.govt.nz
Web site: www.waikatoregion.govt.nz/


Chair: Alan Livingston
Councillors in 2016: 13 (excluding Chair)
Council employees in 2016: 457




Key financial statistics 2015

$ (in thousands)Waikato RegionalMedian for all REGIONAL councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 561,242 454,576 109,655,413
Operating Revenue 114,850 41,144 8,362,314
Operating Expenditure 112,481 38,791 8,944,023
Capital Expenditure 9,588 8,297 4,051,699
Rates Revenue 79,140 18,549 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.ew.govt.nz

Community statistics as at the 2013 census

Usually resident population - 2013 Census 403,638
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 380,826
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)6.0%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 23,902
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)16.9
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 27,900

Source:
Census, Statistics New Zealand

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


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