Rates payment options and due dates

Property and water rates can now be paid online.

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You can also set-up direct debit, pay over the counter or with internet and phone banking.

Use our direct debit calculator to work out the payment amount and frequency you would like to set-up.

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Visit our Pay it page for more information about all the payment options available.

Due dates for property rates


Installment           Due date
123 September 2019
223 January 2020
325 May 2020

 

All Waikato district properties, including those in the former Franklin district, have the same rates instalment due dates. In addition, for former Franklin district properties there is no longer the ability to pay the full year's rates on 30 November and avoid a first instalment penalty.

Due dates for water rates


AreaInvoice 1Invoice 2
Horotiu    6 September 2019    6 March 2020
Ngaruawahia    6 September 2019    6 March 2020
Taupiri    6 September 2019   6 March 2020
Huntly    4 October 2019    3 April 2020
North Waikato    8 November 2019    8 May 2020
Port Waikato, Onewhero & Pokeno    8 November 2019    8 May 2020
Tuakau    8 November 2019    8 May 2020
Southern Districts    6 December 2019  5 June 2020
Western Districts    6 December 2019    5 June 2020
Raglan    3 January 2020    3 July 2020
Te Akau    3 January 2020   3 July 2020

 

Late payment penalties

Six monthly penalty/Arrears penalty dates

1 July 2018
1 January 2019

Late payment penalties

A 10 per cent penalty is added to the remainder of any instalment not paid by the due/penalty date.

An arrears penalty of 10 per cent may be added on 1 July to rates and penalties unpaid from previous rating years. A further 10 per cent arrears penalty may be added on 1 January to rates that still remain unpaid from previous rating years.