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Regional council of Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

Location of regional council of Bay of Plenty on a map

Bay of Plenty is a regional council found in the nation of New Zealand. Home to 267,741 people, it is the 5th largest division in New Zealand in terms of population.

Bay of Plenty gained its current status as a regional council in the year 1989. The government of Bay of Plenty is lead by John Cronin and is based in the regional council capital of Whakatane (Population: 18,602).

The most populous cities in Bay of Plenty are: Tauranga (Population: 110,338), Rotorua (Population: 65,901).

Bay of Plenty Regional council - Quick Facts

Country New Zealand
Region Type Regional council
Time Zone NZDT
Year of Establishment 1989
Capital Whakatane (Population: 18,602)
Head of Government John Cronin
Total Population 267,741
Total Area 12,447 sq km (4,806 sq miles)
Population Density 21.5 sq km (55.7 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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