|• Mayor||Jan Barnes|
|• Deputy Mayor||James Thomas|
|• Total||1,754.02 km2 (677.23 sq mi)|
|Population (June 2017)|
|• Density||20/km2 (51/sq mi)|
|Time zone||NZST (UTC+12)|
|• Summer (DST)||NZDT (UTC+13)|
|Postcode(s)||Map of postcodes|
|Website||Matamata-Piako District Council|
The towns of Matamata, Morrinsville and Te Aroha are all within the district, with the Council's head office based in Te Aroha. The main industry in the region is dairy farming and Thoroughbred breeding and training. Other communities in the district include Mangateparu and Waitoa.
The district's population at the June 2017 was 34,700, of whom 6,606 lived in Morrinsville, 6,309 in Matamata, and 3,768 in Te Aroha.
Towns and localities
Matamata-Piako District consists of the following towns, localities, settlements and communities:
Te Aroha Ward:
Matamata-Piako is twinned with:
- Administrator. "Councillor Profiles". www.mpdc.govt.nz. Retrieved 2016-04-27.
- "Subnational Population Estimates: At 30 June 2017 (provisional)". Statistics New Zealand. 24 October 2017. Retrieved 24 October 2017. For urban areas, "Subnational population estimates (UA, AU), by age and sex, at 30 June 1996, 2001, 2006-16 (2017 boundary)". Statistics New Zealand. 24 October 2017. Retrieved 24 October 2017.
- "Sister City Agreement". Retrieved 2009-07-10.
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