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Encyclopedia > Manawatu District
Manawatu
District Name Manawatu
Population 27,500
Extent Himatangi to Rangiwahia;

Rangitikei River to Ruahine Ranges Territorial authorities is the formal term for the second tier of local government in New Zealand, below regional councils. ...

Manawatu is a district in the Manawatu-Wanganui region in the North Island of New Zealand. Territorial authorities is the formal term for the second tier of local government in New Zealand, below regional councils. ... Manawatu-Wanganui is a region situated in the lower half of the North Island of New Zealand. ... Region can be used to mean either: any more or less well-defined geographical area of a country or continent, defined by geography, culture or history in political geography, an administrative subdivision of a country or of the European Union. ... North Island The North Island is one of the two main islands of New Zealand, the other being the South Island. ...


"The Manawatu", as it is usually called, is located in the southwest of the island, close to the river which shares its name.


Located north of Wellington, the district stretches from slightly north of the settlement of Himatangi in the south to just south of Mangaweka in the north, and from the Rangitikei River to the summit of the Tararua Ranges. The southern boundary follows the Manawatu River, and the district excludes the area around the city of Palmerston North. The district has an area of 2532 km2. Wellington (Te Whanganui-a-Tara or Poneke) is the capital city of New Zealand, the countrys second-largest urban area and the most populous national capital city in Oceania. ... Himatangi is a small settlement in the Manawatu-Wanganui region of New Zealands North Island. ... The Rangitikei River is one of New Zealands longest rivers. ... The Tararua Range (often referred to as the Tararua Ranges) is one of several mountain ranges in the North Island of New Zealand which form a ridge running parallel with the east coast of the island between East Cape and Wellington. ... The Manawatu River system The Manawatu River is a major river of the southern North Island of New Zealand. ... Palmerston North is a city in the Manawatu-Wanganui region of the North Island of New Zealand. ...


The population of the district is approximately 27,500. The main town and seat of the district council is Feilding, which has a population of 12,700. Other towns in the district include Bulls and Sanson. Feilding is a town in the Manawatu region of the North Island of New Zealand. ... Bulls is a small town near the South Taranaki Bight of the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. ... Sanson is a small town in the Manawatu region of New Zealand. ...


External links

  • Manawatu District history
  • OurRegion Manawatu
  • Manawatu.com
Territorial Authorities of New Zealand
Cities:
North Shore | Waitakere | Auckland | Manukau | Hamilton | Tauranga | Napier | Palmerston North | Porirua | Upper Hutt | Lower Hutt | Wellington | Nelson* | Christchurch | Dunedin | Invercargill
Districts:
North Island: Far North | Whangarei | Kaipara | Rodney | Papakura | Franklin | Thames-Coromandel | Hauraki | Waikato | Matamata-Piako | Waipa | South Waikato | Otorohanga | Rotorua | Waitomo | Taupo | Western Bay of Plenty | Whakatane | Kawerau| Opotiki | Gisborne* | Wairoa | Hastings | Central Hawke's Bay | New Plymouth | Stratford | South Taranaki | Ruapehu | Wanganui | Rangitikei | Manawatu | Tararua | Horowhenua | Kapiti Coast | Masterton | Carterton | South Wairarapa
South Island: Tasman* | Marlborough* | Buller | Grey | Westland | Kaikoura | Hurunui | Waimakariri | Banks Peninsula | Selwyn | Ashburton | Timaru | Mackenzie | Waimate | Waitaki | Queenstown-Lakes | Central Otago | Clutha | Gore | Southland
Territory: Chatham Islands
*unitary authorities

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Manawatu District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (184 words)
Manawatu is a district in the Manawatu-Wanganui region in the North Island of New Zealand.
Located north of Wellington, the district stretches from slightly north of the settlement of Himatangi in the south to just south of Mangaweka in the north, and from the Rangitikei River to the summit of the Tararua Ranges.
The population of the district is approximately 27,500.
Manawatu-Wanganui - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3051 words)
Districts close to the Volcanic Plateau are higher and more rugged, often subject to harsh temperatures in winter.
The Manawatu District has a much gentler topography, consisting mainly of the flat, tree-studded Manawatu Plains that run between the ranges and the sea.
In the Manawatu and Horowhenua Districts there are sandy soils and swampy hollows around the coast with loess-covered terraces and river flats inland.
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