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Paeroa Post Office
|• Land||1,270.12 km2 (490.40 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+12 (NZST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+13 (NZDT)|
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|Website||Hauraki District Council|
Hauraki District is a territorial authority within the Hauraki 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.
The district covers 1,144 km², and has a population of approximately 19,550 (June 2016) residents, of whom 3,978 live in Paeroa and 4,503 live in Waihi.
Hauraki District covers 1,270.12 km2 (490.40 sq mi) and had an estimated population of 21,400 as of June 2020, with a population density of 16.8 people per km2. 4,510 live in Paeroa and 5,740 in Waihi.
Hauraki District had a population of 20,022 at the 2018 New Zealand census, an increase of 2,214 people (12.4%) since the 2013 census, and an increase of 2,166 people (12.1%) since the 2006 census. There were 7,869 households. There were 9,885 males and 10,137 females, giving a sex ratio of 0.98 males per female. The median age was 46.8 years (compared with 37.4 years nationally), with 3,741 people (18.7%) aged under 15 years, 2,958 (14.8%) aged 15 to 29, 8,595 (42.9%) aged 30 to 64, and 4,728 (23.6%) aged 65 or older.
Ethnicities were 84.1% European/Pākehā, 22.9% Māori, 3.0% Pacific peoples, 3.6% Asian, and 1.5% other ethnicities. People may identify with more than one ethnicity.
The percentage of people born overseas was 13.1, compared with 27.1% nationally.
Although some people objected to giving their religion, 54.9% had no religion, 31.4% were Christian, 0.4% were Hindu, 0.1% were Muslim, 0.5% were Buddhist and 3.9% had other religions.
Of those at least 15 years old, 1,629 (10.0%) people had a bachelor or higher degree, and 4,551 (28.0%) people had no formal qualifications. The median income was $24,600, compared with $31,800 nationally. 1,638 people (10.1%) earned over $70,000 compared to 17.2% nationally. The employment status of those at least 15 was that 6,708 (41.2%) people were employed full-time, 2,532 (15.6%) were part-time, and 660 (4.1%) were unemployed.
|Name||Area (km2)||Population||Density (per km2)||Households||Median age||Median income|
|Plains Ward||605.50||6,357||10.50||2,412||42.4 years||$31,300|
|Paeroa Ward||279.43||6,114||21.88||2,400||47.9 years||$23,500|
|Waihi Ward||385.16||7,551||19.55||3,057||49.2 years||$22,800|
|New Zealand||37.4 years||$31,800|