Rates rebates

Are you entitled to a rates rebate?

The following changes came into effect from 1 July 2021:

  • The maximum rebate is $665.
  • You must have lived in your property from the start of the rating year 1 July.

Rates rebate application forms are available from Council or from ratesrebates.govt.nz


When you apply for a rates rebate, please provide:

  • Proof of income for the tax year 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021
  • Proof of your partner/joint home owner’s income if he/she lives with you

The closing date for applications is 30 June 2022.


For assistance email the Customer Services Team or phone (03) 211 1777.