|District||Matamata-Piako District Council|
|• Mayor||Jan Barnes|
|• Deputy Mayor||James Thomas|
|• Total||1,754.02 km2 (677.23 sq mi)|
|Population (June 2016)|
|• Density||19/km2 (50/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 2016 was 34,100, of whom 6,606 lived in Morrinsville, 6,309 in Matamata, and 3,768 in Te Aroha.
Matamata-Piako is twinned with:
- Administrator. "Councillor Profiles". www.mpdc.govt.nz. Retrieved 2016-04-27.
- "Subnational Population Estimates: At 30 June 2016 (provisional)". Statistics New Zealand. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016. For urban areas, "Subnational population estimates (UA, AU), by age and sex, at 30 June 1996, 2001, 2006-16 (2017 boundary)". Statistics New Zealand. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016.
- "Sister City Agreement". Retrieved 2009-07-10.
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