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Franklin District Council - Main

Council mapPapakura District Auckland City Manukau City North Shore City Waitakere City Franklin District Rodney District Waikato Region Northland Region

Phone: (09) 237 1300
Web site:

Mayor: Mark Ball
Councillors in 2007: 12 (excluding Mayor)
Council employees in 2010: 128

Key Financial Statistics 2011

Key Financial Statistics for 2011Franklin DistrictMedian for all former Auckland area CouncilsNEW ZEALAND TOTAL
 (in thousands)(in thousands)(in thousands)
Public Equity$0$0$93,310,815
Operating Revenue$22,869$74,265$6,850,374
Operating Expenditure$23,570$84,702$7,133,763
Capital Expenditure$10,183$36,175$4,062,956
Rates Revenue$16,299$53,365$4,154,169

The financial profile pages for this council contains more detailed information.

The former Council's long-term plans and annual reports may be available from the Auckland Council website:

Community Statistics

Usually Resident Population 200658,932
Usually Resident Population 200151,669
Average Annual Percentage Change 2001 - 20062.8% (All NZ: 1.6%)
Land Area2,188km2
People Per km2 200626.9 (All NZ: 9.7)
Median Income 2006$27,800 (All NZ: $24,400)
Statistics New Zealand.

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

Historic information for councils amalgamated into the Auckland Council as of 1 November 2010:

Auckland Regional, Auckland City, Manukau City, North Shore City, Papakura District, Rodney District, and Waitakere City.

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