Masterton District Council
About the forecast areas
The 2022 population forecast for Masterton District Council is 26,211, and is forecast to grow to 30,838 by 2043.
Masterton District is located in the southern part of New Zealand's North Island, about 100 kilometres north-east of the Wellington CBD. Masterton District is bounded by the Tararua District in the north, the Pacific Ocean in the east, the Carterton District in the south and south-west, and the Horowhenua District in the north-west. Masterton District is named after Joseph Masters, the central figure in the Small Farms Association that persuaded Māori in Wairarapa to sell their land.