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Western Bay of Plenty District
Territorial authority
Western Bay of Plenty Territorial Authority.PNG
Country New Zealand
Region Bay of Plenty Region
District Western Bay of Plenty District Council
Wards Waihi Beach, Katikati, Kaimai, Te Puke, Maketu.
Area
 • Total 2,120.675 km2 (818.797 sq mi)
Population (June 2016)
 • Total 47,800
 • Density 22.540/km2 (58.38/sq mi)
Time zone NZST (UTC+12)
 • Summer (DST) NZDT (UTC+13)
Postcode(s) Map of postcodes
Website District Council

The Western Bay of Plenty District is a municipality in the Bay of Plenty Region of New Zealand. The district envelops Tauranga City by land, and includes Matakana Island, at the entrance to Tauranga Harbour.

Population

The district's population at the June 2016 census was 47,800, of whom 16% are Maori. Of these, 1773 live in Waihi Beach, 3579 in Katikati, and 7080 in Te Puke. The district has a land area of 2,120.675 km² (818.797 sq mi).

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