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If you wish to start making Automatic Rates payments from your bank account you will need to:

  1. SPEAK WITH A RATES OFFICER to determine the frequency and amount
  2. download the forms below for Property Rates and/or Water Rates
    or collect the Authority for Automatic Payments Form from any of our Council Offices
    or phone 07 862 8609 or 0800 734 834 (from within the district) to have an Authority for Automatic Payments Form posted to you
  3. fill in the form taking note of the instructions below
  4. Important !! - return it to one of the Hauraki District Council Offices. To ensure your money gets credited correctly to YOUR Rates account it is important that the Automatic Payment form is returned to HDC and not directly to your bank. Please return the form to HDC 10 working days before the first payment date to allow time for processing.

Instruction Notes

Please note the following two forms require different information for property or water rates. Please ensure you select the correct form for your requirements.

Property Rates

Download the Automatic payment form for Property Rates (155 KB)Adobe Acrobat PDF document and fill in all details of the form. 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.

  • Your Surname written in the Particulars
  • Your Assessment Number from your Rates notice, written after 02- in the Code
  • Your Valuation Number written in the Reference

Automatic payment form - Property Rates

Water Rates

Download the Automatic payment form for Water Rates(154KB)Adobe Acrobat PDF document and fill in all details of the form. 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.

  • Your Surname written in the Particulars
  • Your Account Number from your Water Rates Account, written after 03- in the Code
  • Your Valuation Number written in the Reference

Water account details required for setting up payment by telephone or internet banking


 ! IMPORTANT: To ensure your money gets credited correctly to YOUR Rates account it is important that the Automatic Payment form is returned to HDC and not directly to your bank.