Rates are a charge against a property (rating unit), based on the rateable capital value of the property and what the property is used for. Information includes Rates instalment dates and methods of payment.
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Rating valuations are set under the Rating Valuations Act 1998. Rating valuations are assigned to every property in New Zealand and updated every three years. Councils use Rating Values as one component in apportioning rates.
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Rating Information Database
How much are my property rates?
Current rates year 2016/2017:
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Rates Rebate Scheme
Am I eligible for a rates rebate? The Rates Rebate Scheme was established to provide a subsidy to low-income homeowners.
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Council sets an annual charge per connection to a water supply on each rating unit and a water volume rate per unit of water supplied to each rating unit, based on location and level of service provided.
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Rates are invoiced in three instalments per year during October, February and May. We provide a number of different payment options including online credit card payments, direct debit and automatic payments as well as other standard methods.
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What do my Rates pay for?
Property and Water Rates explained. Find our more about what your rates are paying for.
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Land Information Memorandum (LIM)
If you are considering purchasing a property in the Hauraki District it is recommended that you obtain a Land Information Memorandum (LIM) before finalising the purchase.
Find our more about LIMs.