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Cheque payments no longer accepted from 17 June 2021

From 17 June 2021 Hauraki District Council are no longer accept cheques as a payment method, due to cheques being phased out by NZ banks. There are many other ways you can make a payment. Find out more...

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. Listed are Rates instalment dates and methods of payment.

How Much are My Property Rates? 

Use the online search of the Rating Information Database for all properties with the Hauraki District. 

When are Rates Instalments Due?  

Rates instalment dates (excluding water rates) for the 2021/2022 rating year (1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022) by way of four instalments:

Instalment Due Date Date Penalty Added
One 25 August 2021 27 August 2021
Two 24 November 2021 26 November 2021
Three  23 February 2022 25 February 2022
Four 25 May 2022 27 May 2022
How Can I Pay My Rates? 

We provide many different payment options. Council is very flexible in how it receives the rates payments.

Rates can be paid by:

Credit Card payments online - The Hauraki District Council can now accept credit card payments for your rates.  To use this service you will need to have both your rates assessment number and your valuation number which you will find on your Rates Invoice. Further instructions are available once you go to 'Pay by credit card' below.

Pay by credit card

Payments by credit card will incur an additional charge of 2.355% plus 17 cents per transaction (including GST). This applies to all credit card types. This is to cover the costs associated with accepting credit card payments.

More information and forms for: 

Perhaps you may be eligible for a rebate of your rates. Strict eligibility criteria apply. Read more about Rates Rebates.

Council in setting rates follows the results of the Revenue and Financing Policy that is contained in the Annual Plan and the Hauraki Long Term Plan. View the policies.

An easy to understand explanation of what you pay and why can be found in Property & Water Rates Explained.