This data provides annual information from each local council between 1991 and 2008. Local council revenues are fragmented by rates, whereas expenditures are fragmented by service and other trading/consolidated activities. Operating budgets for refuse, water, sewerage included, as well as equity. Searchable index of data notes by council and problem type.
Data Source: Territorial Local Authorities (Annual Reports)
You can also access these and other datasets on the Statistics New Zealand website.