houseRates are set annually in order to fund the net cost of running the district. The rate requirement is determined by the Hurunui Long Term Council Community Plan, (or the Annual Plan) as part of the budgeting process and is then assessed on each property.

Rates must be paid by the due date.  We offer a range of payment options and are always willing to discuss the needs of our customers.

If you have any queries please contact our office:

Hurunui District Council bank account number is 03-0802-0946666-00.

Rates can now be paid through the our website using Visa or Mastercard credit cards.

The service is provided by Westpac New Zealand Limited, in agreement with Hurunui District Council.  You do not have to be a Westpac customer to use this service.

A convenience fee of 2.1 per cent (minimum $3.50) per transaction is applied by Westpac New Zealand Limited to transactions processed through this site. Hurunui District Council does not receive any part of this fee.

Credit cards are also able to be used across the counter at our Amberley offices as well as the Amberley Library and the Cheviot, Amuri and Hanmer Springs Library & Service Centres.  Please note that there is a 2% ($1 minimum bank fee) for counter credit card transactions.

Follow the links below for more information

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