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Otorohanga District Council

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Phone: (07) 873 4000
Web site:

Mayor: Max Baxter
Councillors in 2016: 7 (excluding Mayor)
Council employees in 2018: 45

Key financial statistics 2018

$ (in thousands)Otorohanga DistrictMedian for all RURAL councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 297,863 385,888 123,568,227
Operating Revenue 16,598 21,273 9,879,372
Operating Expenditure 17,190 25,799 10,292,961
Capital Expenditure 6,658 10,008 4,887,998
Rates Revenue 11,648 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 9,138
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 9,078
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)0.7%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 1,999
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)4.6
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 29,100

Census, Statistics New Zealand

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

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