Rates Instalments and due dates

Rates are invoiced by four quarterly installments each financial year.  The financial year is from 1 July to 30 June each year. 

The payment dates for each installment from 1 July are shown below.  The 'Due Date' is the date when the installment becomes payable.  The 'Penalty Date' is the day a 10% penalty is applied on any unpaid rates. when a due date falls on a weekend or a public holiday, the due date is the next working day. 

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

  Due Date Penalty Date
Instalment 1 20 August  21 August 
Instalment 2 20 November  21 November 
Instalment 3 20 February  21 February
Instalment 4 20 May  21 May 





Rates Installments Property Sales

If you have sold your property, you are still liable for all rates due at the time Notice of Sale is given.  Your solicitor will apportion your share of the current instalment of rates with the purchaser.  Your solicitor will pay any rates due at possession date directly to Hurunui District Council.