Thames-Coromandel District

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Thames-Coromandel
Thames-Coromandel District.svg
Population: 27,100
(territorial)
(June 2013 estimate)[1]
Main towns: Thames and Whitianga.
Other towns: Coromandel, Whangamata, Matarangi, Whangapoua, Pauanui, Tairua and Whitianga.
Territorial Authority
Name: Thames-Coromandel District Council
Mayor: Glenn Leach
Extent: Colville Channel to Whangamata;

Hauraki Gulf to Bay of Plenty

Land Area: 2,297 km²
Website: http://www.tcdc.govt.nz
See also: Hauraki District, Tauranga
Regional Council
Name: Environment Waikato
Website: http://www.ew.govt.nz/

The Thames-Coromandel District Council in the North Island of New Zealand is seated in the town of Thames. It is located in the region around the Firth of Thames and Coromandel Peninsula, to the southeast of Auckland. It is the first District council to be formed in New Zealand, being constituted in 1975.

Population[edit]

The district has a population of 27,100 at the June 2013 estimate.[1] From the 2006 census 3,768 live in Whitianga, 1,476 in Coromandel, 6,756 in Thames and 3,555 in Whangamata.

Local government[edit]

The Thames-Coromandel District Council was formed from the amalgamation of the former Thames Borough and Coromandel County Council in 1975.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Subnational Population Estimates: At 30 June 2013 (provisional)". Statistics New Zealand. 22 October 2013. Retrieved 4 November 2013.  Also "Infoshare; Group: Population Estimates - DPE; Table: Estimated Resident Population for Urban Areas, at 30 June (1996+) (Annual-Jun)". Statistics New Zealand. 19 November 2013. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Council History". Thames-Coromandel District Council. Retrieved 18 May 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°56′31″S 175°40′34″E / 36.942°S 175.676°E / -36.942; 175.676