Dramatic scenery and rural tranquility, arts, crafts, cafés and restaurants, wineries, history and heritage, and excellent sports facilities are all to be found in the Hauraki District. The District has a range of community facilities including swimming pools, halls, parks and reserves as well as a full range of utilities. The District economy is made up of dairy, horticulture and farming as well as a range of farm support servicess. Mining is also an important part of the district. Tourism is a steadily growing industry for the District, with Hauraki being home to a number of tourist attractions including the recently established Hauraki Rail Trail, the Karangahake Gorge and the Seabird Coast.
Mayor: Toby Adams
Area: 1,144 km2
Main Towns: Paeroa, Waihi and Ngatea