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Westland District Council

Council mapBuller District Grey District Westland District Otago Region Canterbury Region Southland Region Tasman Region


Phone: (03) 756 9010
E-mail: council@westlanddc.govt.nz
Web site: www.westlanddc.govt.nz


Mayor: Bruce Smith
Councillors in 2016: 8 (excluding Mayor)
Council employees in 2015: 40


Key financial statistics 2015

$ (in thousands)Westland DistrictMedian for all RURAL councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 396,174 364,855 109,655,413
Operating Revenue 14,604 22,361 8,362,314
Operating Expenditure 19,268 23,626 8,944,023
Capital Expenditure 6,646 7,902 4,051,699
Rates Revenue 9,853 13,733 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.westland.govt.nz

Community statistics as at the 2013 census

Usually resident population - 2013 Census 8,307
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 8,403
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)-1.1%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 11,828
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)0.7
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 29,000

Source:
Census, Statistics New Zealand

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

Other councils in the region

Buller District, Grey District, and West Coast Regional.

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