Manawatū-Whanganui

region in New Zealand's North Island

Manawatū-Whanganui ([manawaˈtʉː ˈʔwaŋanʉi]; spelt Manawatu-Wanganui until 2019) is one of the 16 regions of New Zealand. It is on the North Island. Its largest city is Palmerston North.

Manawatū-Whanganui
Location of Manawatū-Whanganui
Coordinates: 39°36′S 175°36′E / 39.6°S 175.6°E / -39.6; 175.6
CountryNew Zealand
IslandNorth Island
Established1989
SeatPalmerston North
Territorial authorities
Government
 • ChairpersonRachel Keedwell
 • Deputy ChairpersonJono Naylor
Area
 • Land22,220.67 km2 (8,579.45 sq mi)
Highest elevation
2,797 m (9,177 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (June 2022)[1]
 • Region258,200
Time zoneUTC+12:00 (NZST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+13:00 (NZDT)
ISO 3166 codeNZ-MWT
HDI (2021)0.91[2]
very high · 13th
Websitewww.horizons.govt.nz

References

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  1. "Subnational population estimates (RC, SA2), by age and sex, at 30 June 1996-2022 (2022 boundaries)". Statistics New Zealand. Retrieved 25 October 2022. (regional councils); "Subnational population estimates (TA, SA2), by age and sex, at 30 June 1996-2022 (2022 boundaries)". Statistics New Zealand. Retrieved 25 October 2022. (territorial authorities); "Subnational population estimates (urban rural), by age and sex, at 30 June 1996-2022 (2022 boundaries)". Statistics New Zealand. Retrieved 25 October 2022. (urban areas)
  2. "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2023-02-18.