Hauraki District

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Hauraki District
Location of Hauraki District
CountryNew Zealand
RegionWaikato
DistrictHauraki District Council
WardsPaeroa
Plains
Waihi
SeatPaeroa
Government
 • MayorJohn Tregidga
 • Deputy MayorToby Adams
Area
 • Total1,144 km2 (442 sq mi)
Population
 (June 2018)[1]
 • Total19,950
 • Density17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+12 (NZST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+13 (NZDT)
Postcode(s)
WebsiteHauraki District Council

Hauraki District is a territorial authority within the Waikato Region of New Zealand. The seat of the council is at Paeroa.

The area covered by the district extends from the southwest coast of the Firth of Thames southeast towards Te Aroha, although that town lies beyond its boundaries. It extends eastwards to the Bay of Plenty coast, taking in the southernmost part of the Coromandel Peninsula. The rest of the peninsula is part of Thames-Coromandel District.

Features of the district include the Karangahake Gorge, Whiritoa, the Hauraki Plains, Ngatea and the gold mining town of Waihi.

Population[edit]

The district covers 1,144 km², and has a population of approximately 19,950 (June 2018)[1] residents, of whom 4,410 live in Paeroa and 5,150 in Waihi.[1]

Local government[edit]

In 2010, the neighbouring Franklin District was abolished during the creation of the Auckland Council, and a stretch of the southwest coast of the Firth of Thames, around Kaiaua, was added to the Hauraki District.

The current mayor is John Tregidga and deputy mayor is Toby Adams.[2]

Populated places[edit]

Hauraki District consists of the following towns, localities, settlements and communities:

Notes:
1 - partly shared with Thames-Coromandel District
2 - formerly part of the defunct Franklin District
3 - also known as Pukorokoro

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Subnational Population Estimates: At 30 June 2018 (provisional)". Statistics New Zealand. 23 October 2018. Retrieved 23 October 2018. For urban areas, "Subnational population estimates (UA, AU), by age and sex, at 30 June 1996, 2001, 2006-18 (2017 boundaries)". Statistics New Zealand. 23 October 2018. Retrieved 23 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Mayor & Councillors » Hauraki District Council". www.hauraki-dc.govt.nz. Retrieved 28 March 2017.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°22′S 175°37′E / 37.37°S 175.62°E / -37.37; 175.62