Rates


Rates Rebates

The Rates Rebate Scheme was established in 1973 to provide a subsidy to low-income homeowners on the cost of their rates. In 2006 the Government revised the scheme and increased the rates rebate thresholds significantly, making more people than ever eligible for the rebate. For more information on the Rates Rebate Scheme, including links to calculate if you are eligible and application forms, visit the link below:

Getting a rates rebate | New Zealand Government


General Property Revaluation

A rating valuation is a three-yearly assessment of a property's value and is determined by house sale prices on a specific date. We use these valuations as a guide for setting your rates.

 Date
Effective date of valuation: 1 September 2020
OVG basis and electronic file due at auditors: 20 November 2020
OVG site visit - 2 days commencing; 30 November 2020
Date of implementation: 16 January 2021
Date of Public Notice: 20 January 2021
Approximate date owners notices posted: 27 January 2021
Objection Closing Date; 5 March 2021