Waipa District Council in the Waikato region of New Zealand is a municipality that covers Te Awamutu, Cambridge and several small towns. The seat of the council is at Te Awamutu. The district's population in 2001 was 40,293, of whom approximately 35% lived in each of the main two towns.
The district is located due south of the city of Hamilton. The regions economy is based largely on dairy farming and grain production. The southeastern corner of the district includes the hydroelectric project at Karapiro.