Story: King Country region

District boundary sign

District boundary sign

Since 1989 the boundaries of the King Country have consisted of the Ōtorohanga and Waitomo districts and most of Ruapehu district (the part which made up most of the pre-1989 Taumarunui district). This boundary sign is on Matiere Road.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'King Country region - Government and politics', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 October 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, updated 30 Mar 2015