|Wards||Te Awamutu, Cambridge, Pirongia, Maungatautari, Kakepuku|
|• Mayor||Jim Mylchreest|
|• Territorial||1,473.47 km2 (568.91 sq mi)|
|Population (June 2016)|
|• Density||35/km2 (91/sq mi)|
|Website||Waipa District Council|
The district's population at the June 2016 was 51,600, of whom approximately 35% lived in each of the main two towns. The district has a land area of 1,473.47 km² (568.91 sq mi). It has five wards: Te Awamutu, Cambridge, Pirongia, Maungatautari and Kakepuku.
The district is located due south of the city of Hamilton. The region's economy is based largely on dairy farming and cereal production. The southeastern corner of the district includes the hydroelectric project at Karapiro.
- "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.
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