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Hutt City Council

Council mapCarterton District South Wairarapa District Tararua District Masterton District Upper Hutt City Hutt City Porirua City Kapiti Coast District Wellington City Manawatu-Wanganui Region

Phone: (04) 570 6666
Web site:

Mayor: Campbell Barry
Councillors in 2019: 12 (excluding Mayor)
Council employees in 2018: 388

Key financial statistics 2018

$ (in thousands)Hutt CityMedian for all METRO councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 1,312,470 3,052,940 123,568,227
Operating Revenue 151,671 212,413 9,879,372
Operating Expenditure 168,137 225,847 10,292,961
Capital Expenditure 47,751 89,987 4,887,998
Rates Revenue 102,377 137,832 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 98,238
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 97,701
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)0.5%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 376
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)261.0
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 31,500

Census, Statistics New Zealand

View more QuickStats about Hutt City on the Statistics New Zealand website.

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