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Rates payment options and due dates

Property and water rates can now be paid online.

Pay property rates online

Pay water bill online

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.

Calculate direct debit payment amount

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

Due dates for property rates


Instalment           Due date
120 September 2021
220 January 2022
320 May 2022

 

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

Area Reading Date 1 Payment Due Date 1 Reading Date 2 Payment Due Date 2
 Ngaruawahia July 2021 3 September 2021 January 2022 4 March 2022
 Taupiri July 2021 3 September 2021 January 2022 4 March 2022
 Horotiu July 2021 3 September 2021 January 2022 4 March 2022
 Huntly August 2021 1 October 2021 February 2022 1 April 2022
 North Waikato September 2021 5 November 2021 March 2022 6 May 2022
 Pokeno September 2021 5 November 2021 March 2022 6 May 2022
 Port Waikato October 2021 3 December 2021 April 2022 3 June 2022
 Onewhero October 2021 3 December 2021 April 2022 3 June 2022
 Tuakau October 2021 3 December 2021 April 2022 3 June 2022
 Southern Districts November 2021 7 January 2022 May 2022 1 July 2022
 Western Districts November 2021 7 January 2022 May 2022 1 July 2022
 Raglan December 2021 4 February 2022 June 2022 5 August 2022
 Te Akau December 2021 4 February 2022 June 2022 5 August 2022

 

Late payment penalties

Six monthly penalty/Arrears penalty dates

1 July 2020
1 January 2021

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.

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