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Tauranga City Council

Council mapTaurange City Western Bay of Plenty District Kawerau District Whakatane District Opotiki District Rotorua District Taupo District Hawkes Bay Region Gisborne Region Waikato Region

Phone: (07) 577 7000
Web site:

Mayor: Greg Brownless
Councillors in 2016: 10 (excluding Mayor)
Council employees in 2018: 613

Key financial statistics 2018

$ (in thousands)Tauranga CityMedian for all METRO councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 3,526,509 3,052,940 123,568,227
Operating Revenue 212,413 212,413 9,879,372
Operating Expenditure 225,847 225,847 10,292,961
Capital Expenditure 160,478 89,987 4,887,998
Rates Revenue 137,832 137,832 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 114,789
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 103,881
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)10.5%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 135
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)851.9
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 27,100

Census, Statistics New Zealand

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

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