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Matamata-Piako District Council

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Phone: (07) 884 0060
Web site:

Mayor: Ash Tanner (elected in Oct 2019)
Councillors in 2016: 11 (excluding Mayor)
Council employees in 2018: 196

Key financial statistics 2018

$ (in thousands)Matamata-Piako DistrictMedian for all PROVINCIAL councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 607,701 1,435,460 123,568,227
Operating Revenue 45,198 80,473 9,879,372
Operating Expenditure 47,513 86,697 10,292,961
Capital Expenditure 24,908 42,682 4,887,998
Rates Revenue 34,446 55,974 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 31,536
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 30,483
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)3.5%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 1,755
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)18.0
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 29,700

Census, Statistics New Zealand

View more QuickStats about the Matamata-Piako District on the Statistics New Zealand website.

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