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Waikato
District Name Waikato
Population 39,900 (excludes Hamilton City)
Extent Hauraki Gulf to Hamilton City;

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The Waikato District is the municipality in the northern Waikato region of the North Island of New Zealand. It is administered by the Waikato District Council, whose headquarters are in Ngaruawahia. A municipality or general-purpose district (compare with: special-purpose district) is an administrative local area generally composed of a clearly defined territory and commonly referring to a city, town, or village government. ... Jump to: navigation, search Waikato is the name of a region in the North Island of New Zealand. ... The North Island is one of the two main islands of New Zealand, the other being the South Island. ... Ngaruawahia (pop. ...


The district is centred to the north and west of the city of Hamilton, and takes in much of the northern Waikato Plains and also the coastal Hakarimata hills. The north of the district contains swampy floodplain of the Waikato River, and several small lakes, of which the largest is Lake Waikare. Waikato River passing through Hamilton // Introduction Hamilton is New Zealands 4th-largest metropolitan area. ... The Waikato Plains are a large area of low-lying land in the northwest of the North Island of New Zealand. ... Categories: New Zealand geography stubs | Waikato | Mountains of New Zealand ... In geography, a floodplain is an area of relatively level land that is inundated from time to time. ... Waikato River passing through Hamilton The Waikato River is the longest river in New Zealand. ... Lake Waikare is the largest of several shallow lakes in the upper floodplain of the Waikato River in New Zealands North Island. ...


Other than Ngaruawahia, the main population centres are Huntly, Raglan, and Te Kauwhata. The main industries in the district are dairy farming, forestry, and coal mining. There is a major coal-fired power station at Huntly. Te Kauwhata is at the centre of a major wine region. Huntly Power Station on the western bank of the Waikato River Huntly (population 7,067) is a town in the Waikato region of the North Island of New Zealand. ... Raglan is a seaside town and surrounding district associated with Whaingaroa Harbour (also known as Raglan Harbour) on the west coast of the Waikato region in New Zealands North Island. ... Te Kauwhata is a small town in the north of the Waikato region of New Zealand, close to the western shore of Lake Waikare40 kilometres north of Hamilton. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... A decidous beech forest in Slovenia. ... Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground by deep mining, coal mining (open-pit mining or strip mining). ... The El Chino Mine located near Silver City, New Mexico is an open-pit copper mine Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth, usually (but not always) from an ore body, vein, or (coal) seam. ... Jump to: navigation, search A glass of red wine Wine is an alcoholic beverage that is made by fermenting grapes or grape juice. ...


The district had a population of 39,852 at the 2001 census. Of these, 6717 lived in Huntly, 4851 in Ngaruawahia, 2655 in Raglan, and 1077 in te Kauwhata. Jump to: navigation, search 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...


NOTE: The district should not be confused with other, more usual, uses of the term Waikato, which refer to a larger region of which this is only a part. Jump to: navigation, search Waikato is the name of a region in the North Island of New Zealand. ...


External links

  • The council's site
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Waikato District at AllExperts (268 words)
The Waikato District is the municipality in the northern Waikato region of the North Island of New Zealand.
It is administered by the Waikato District Council, whose headquarters are in Ngaruawahia.
The district is centred to the north and west of the city of Hamilton, and takes in much of the northern Waikato Plains and also the coastal Hakarimata hills.
Waikato - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (978 words)
Waikato is the name of a region in the North Island of New Zealand.
The Waikato Region is a local government region on the western side of the North Island.
To the east of the coastal hills lies the broad floodplain of the Waikato River.
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