Waikato is a regional council found in the nation of New Zealand. Home to 403,638 people, it is the 4th largest division in New Zealand in terms of population.
Waikato gained its current status as a regional council in the year 1989. The government of Waikato is lead by Peter Buckley and is based in the regional council capital of Hamilton (Population: 152,641).
Waikato Regional council - Quick Facts
|Region Type||Regional council|
|Year of Establishment||1989|
|Capital||Hamilton (Population: 152,641)|
|Head of Government||Peter Buckley|
|Total Area||25,598 sq km (9,883 sq miles)|
|Population Density||15.8 sq km (40.8 sq miles)|