Districts of New Zealand

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A map of New Zealand showing regional and district boundaries
Regions and districts of New Zealand.

A district in New Zealand is a territorial authority area governed by a District Council as a second-tier local government unit. They were formed as a result of local government reforms in 1989. They are subordinate to a region.[citation needed]


There are currently 53 districts:[1]

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  1. ^ "Districts". Department of Internal Affairs. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 

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