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Gore District Council

Council mapInvercargill City Gore District Southland District West Coast Region Otago Region

Phone: (03) 209 0330
Web site:

Mayor: Tracy Hicks
Councillors in 2016: 11 (excluding Mayor)
Council employees in 2018: 95

Key financial statistics 2018

$ (in thousands)Gore DistrictMedian for all RURAL councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 382,593 385,888 123,568,227
Operating Revenue 20,885 21,273 9,879,372
Operating Expenditure 23,225 25,799 10,292,961
Capital Expenditure 13,791 10,008 4,887,998
Rates Revenue 15,519 14,652 5,815,327

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 12,033
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 12,111
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)-0.6%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 1,254
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)9.6
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 28,800

Census, Statistics New Zealand

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

Other councils in the region

Invercargill City, Southland District, and Southland Regional.

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