How to pay your rates

Property and water rates can now be paid online.

Pay online now

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

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

Due dates for property rates


Installment           Due date
124 September 2018
223 January 2019
323 May 2019

 

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    7 September 2018    8 March 2019
Ngaruawahia    7 September 2018    8 March 2019
Taupiri    7 September 2018   8 March 2019
Huntly    5 October 2018    5 April 2019
North Waikato    9 November 2018    10 May 2019
Port Waikato, Onewhero & Pokeno    9 November 2018    10 May 2019
Tuakau    9 November 2018    10 May 2019
Southern Districts    7 December 2018    7 June 2019
Western Districts    7 December 2018    7 June 2019
Raglan    4 January 2019    5 July 2019
Te Akau    4 January 2019   5 July 2019

 

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.