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We accept the following options for payments:


Over the Counter

Cash, EFTPOS and credit cards can be used for payments in any of our offices.


Credit card payments online

Online credit card payments can be made using a Visa or Mastercard, for:

  • property rates
  • water rates
  • dog registration renewals
  • invoices

There is a 2.5% surcharge on all credit card payments. This is to cover the costs associated with accepting credit card payments.

Information from your invoice will be required to complete the process.

Pay by Credit Card

Internet or Telephone Banking

Internet or telephone banking can be used for any payments.

IMPORTANT: You must use the correct details to ensure your money gets credited correctly to your accounts. Each type of account must be set up separately.

Paying Rates or Water accounts

If you have two or more water billing accounts or two or more rateable properties you will need to set up a payment for each one using separate details from your invoice, rates assessments or water bills.

Our Bank Details
  • Name: Hauraki District Council
  • Bank: BNZ
  • Branch: Paeroa
  • Account Number: 02-0396-0064018-04
Payment References
Type Particulars Code Reference
Rates Your surname 02- (000002- for BNZ customers) - followed by your assessment number e.g. 02-12345 Valuation number e.g. 12345/678.90
Water Your surname  03- followed by your account number  Valuation number e.g. 12345/678.90
Dog registration renewal Dog Reg Owner ID number Dog ID number
All other invoices Your surname/company name Account number Invoice number

EasyPay (Direct debit) for Property Rates and Water Rates

Rates EasyPay service (direct debit) is free to set up, and there are no additional bank transaction fees payable by you.

You can select weekly, fortnightly, monthly or the instalment option. The weekly, fortnightly and monthly options are processed on your preferred start date and then every chosen frequency thereafter. The instalment option is processed on the last day for payment.

To start paying your rates by direct debit you will need to:

  • download the Rates Easypay application form [PDF, 101 KB] PDF document or
  • collect the Easypay Form from any of our Offices or
  • phone 07 862 8609 or 0800 734 834 (from within the district) to have an Easypay Form posted to you;
  • fill in the form (you will need to know your bank account number)
  • return it to one of our Hauraki District Council Offices.

IMPORTANT: To ensure your money gets credited correctly to YOUR Rates account it is important that the EasyPay form is returned to Hauraki District Council and not directly to your bank.


Automatic payments

Property Rates

Download the Automatic payment form for Property Rates [PDF, 118 KB] PDF document, fill in with details below and give the the form to your bank.  This may be done electronically on your computer and then printed, or by printing first and handwriting the information.

In the Payee details section of the automatic payment form for Property Rates (as shown below) please note the following to ensure your money gets credited to your property rates account.

Payee details for property rates
Particulars Code Reference
Your surname 02- (000002- for BNZ customers) - followed by your assessment number e.g. 02-12345 Valuation number e.g. 12345/678.90

Water Rates

Download the Automatic payment form for Water Rates [PDF, 118 KB] PDF document, fill in with details below and give the the form to your bank. This may be done electronically on your computer and then printed, or by printing first and handwriting the information.

In the Payee details section of the automatic payment form for Water Rates (as shown below) please note the following to ensure your money gets credited to your water rates account.

Payee details for water rates
Particulars Code Reference
Your surname 03- followed by your account number Valuation number e.g. 12345/678.90