Rating & Valuations

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Rates for 2017​​​​/18

​Rates are payable in four equal instalments on the following due dates:

​​Instalment 1​Wednesday, 30 August 2017
​Instalment 2​Wednesday, 29 November 2017
​Instalment 3​Wednesday, 28 February 2018
​Instalment 4​Wednesday, 30 May 2018


A discount of 2.5% will be allowed on all net 2017/18 rates paid in full by the due date of the first instalment for 2017/18.

​Online cre​dit card payments​

You can use your credit card to pay your rates online. You will need your email address as well as your property and notice numbers, which can be found on your rates invoice, and credit card details. Online payments can be made here

​Direct de​bits

We can set up direct debits on a weekly, fortnightly, monthly, quarterly or yearly basis.

You can set this up on our website or contact our Rates team for further information, phone (06) 349 0001 or email wdc@whanganui.govt.nz.

Regional Council rat​​es

Horizons Regional Council rates are billed and paid for separately, and are not connected to Whanganui District Council rates. Horizons’ Rates Department can be reached on phone 0508 800 800.

Rate​​s Rebate Scheme

The government's Rates Rebate Scheme provides a rebate of up to $620 for low income earners.

More information is available on the Department of Internal Affairs website or contact our Rates team.

 Department of Internal Affairs brochure o​n the Rates Rebate Scheme (PDF, 97KB)

Rates v​ia email

You can opt to receive your rates notice via email instead of in the post. More information and an application form are available on this page.​​

Page reviewed: 15 Aug 2017 2:30pm