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Rates and property

Find out how rates are calculated and charged, when they're due, and choose your preferred method of payment.

Find out how and when to pay your rates.

Property rates are based on an independent property valuation which takes place every three years.

Need help paying your rates? Find out about rates payment plans and postponements.

If you're on a low income, you may be eligible for a rates rebate.

If the property meets the criteria, you may be eligible for a rates remission. A rates remission is a reduction in the amount of rates on a property.

You can now view, gather and receive property information in a range of ways.

The Government has two main options for supporting homeowners with their rates payments: The Accommodation Supplement and the Rates Rebate Scheme.

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30 Laings Road, Lower Hutt
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Private Bag 31-912, Lower Hutt, 5040
+64 4 570 6666 | 0800 HUTT CITY (24/7 - 7 Days)