|District||Thames-Coromandel District Council|
|• Mayor||Sandra Goudie|
|• Deputy Mayor||Tony Brljevich|
|• Total||2,297 km2 (887 sq mi)|
|• Density||13/km2 (35/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+12 (NZST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+13 (NZDT)|
|Website||Thames-Coromandel District Council|
It is administered by the Thames-Coromandel District Council, which has its seat in the town of Thames. It was the first district council to be formed in New Zealand, being constituted in 1975. The district lies within the Waikato Regional Council area. Its only land boundary is with Hauraki District.
The Thames-Coromandel District Council was formed from the amalgamation of the Thames Borough, Thames County and Coromandel County councils in 1975, and is led by the Mayor of Thames-Coromandel.
- "Subnational Population Estimates: At 30 June 2018 (provisional)". Statistics New Zealand. 23 October 2018. Retrieved 23 October 2018. For urban areas, "Subnational population estimates (UA, AU), by age and sex, at 30 June 1996, 2001, 2006-18 (2017 boundaries)". Statistics New Zealand. 23 October 2018. Retrieved 23 October 2018.
- Monin, Paul (14 April 2016). "Hauraki–Coromandel region - Government and politics". Te Ara – the Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 10 July 2019.