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Properties & Rates
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What are rates for?

Rates are your investment in the infrastructure and services enjoyed in the Wairoa District.

In order to provide funding for the services of Wairoa District Council, a charge is levied over all properties in the Wairoa District. The charge per rating unit is based on the area and use of the land.

Value based rates

  • General Rate: To fund the balance of Council Activities
  • Roading Rate: To fund the provision of roading services and the provision of street lighting
  • Stormwater and Drainage: To fund the provision of stormwater drainage services
  • Services Rate: To fund the provision of other services (economic development, community support, community halls, cemeteries, building, planning and resource management, health control and safety, liquor licencing, animal control, roading/parking.)
  • Recreation Rate: To fund the provision of recreation services (Parks and reserves)

Uniform Annual Charges

  • Uniform Annual General Charge: To fund Community Representation, the community complex, 100% of Maori Liaison and 50% of the cost of Library Services
  • Waste Management Uniform Annual Charge - Urban
  • Urban Waste Management Uniform Annual Charge - Rural

Service Charges

  • Water Charge Wairoa, Tuai, Mahanga: To fund the supply of water
  • Sewage Disposal Wairoa, Tuai: To fund the provision of sewage disposal

Rating Policies

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Contact

For more information relating to Rates, please contact the Wairoa District Council.

+64 6 838 7309

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