Manawatu-Wanganui is a regional council found in the nation of New Zealand. Home to 222,669 people, it is the 6th largest division in New Zealand in terms of population.
Manawatu-Wanganui gained its current status as a regional council in the year 1989. The government of Manawatu-Wanganui is lead by Bruce Gordon and is based in the regional council capital of Palmerston North (Population: 75,996).
Manawatu-Wanganui Regional council - Quick Facts
|Region Type||Regional council|
|Year of Establishment||1989|
|Capital||Palmerston North (Population: 75,996)|
|Head of Government||Bruce Gordon|
|Total Area||22,215 sq km (8,577 sq miles)|
|Population Density||10.0 sq km (26.0 sq miles)|