Matamata-Piako District facts for kids
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|District||Matamata-Piako District Council|
|• Total||1,754.02 km2 (677.23 sq mi)|
|• Density||19.441/km2 (50.35/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+12 (NZST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+13 (NZDT)|
|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:
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