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Final rates instalment notice for 2017/2018

This page contains information about the ​final rates instalment notice for 2017/2018.
Updated: 9/05/2018 12:00 a.m.

Managing Your Land Rates

The fourth and final instalment notice for the 2017-2018 financial year was sent on 20 April 2018. If you have not received your rates notice please contact Council.

The date by which this instalment must be paid is 21 May 2018.

A 10% penalty will be added to the outstanding balance of the instalment if not paid by due date.

If you think you might have problems in paying your rates or meeting the payment deadlines, call us now. We would much rather sort it out before the payment is due and before you incur penalties for late, insufficient or nonpayment.

Receiving your accounts

You can also elect to receive your rates invoices by email, email from the email address you want the invoice to go to. Please make sure you include the email rates invoice and your property ID (which is on your rates invoice) in the subject line and we will do the rest. If you own multiple properties, send us a separate email for each property, or contact us on 09 430 4200 and we will ensure that your instructions for each property are updated.

Paying your rates

You can choose from several different methods to pay your rates in the way that best suits your household.

These include by instalment, direct debit, online by credit card, in person, by automatic payment, by mail or internet banking. For more details please visit our Paying Your Bills page. (link below)

Our preferred option is direct debit. Sign up for hassle-free, direct debit payments made from your bank account.

Rates are due quarterly but can be paid by direct debit weekly, fortnightly or monthly, as well as on instalment due dates or annually for the full year’s rates.

Once signed up you do not need to worry about forgetting your payments again. As you can’t forget, there will be no more penalties for late or non-payment.

To apply, simply contact us and staff will organise the necessary documentation.

Direct debit calculations ensure your annual rates for the 2017/2018 financial year are paid in full by 21 May 2018.

We recommend starting your weekly, fortnightly or monthly direct debit early in the year to spread the payments.

No matter how you choose to pay or receive your land rates, staff are available Mondays to Fridays in person or by phoning 09 430 4200 to answer any questions.

Forum North offices hours

Monday to Friday

8am to 4.30pm

Ruakaka Service Centre hours

Monday to Friday

8.30am to 4pm.



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