A unitary authority is a territorial authority that has the responsibilities, duties and powers of a regional council. 1328 There are six unitary authorities in New Zealand: Auckland Council, Gisborne District Council, Chatham Islands Council, Nelson City Council, and Tasman District Council.
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Section 5 Local Government Act 2002
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