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Rates notices in mail

Jul 24th, 2019 | By

The Waikato district’s general rate has risen 5.19% this year and ratepayers will see what that means in notices in the mail next week.

Individual rate increases will vary depending on ratepayers’ property type, value, location and the services that are available to them.

Rates notices will also include targeted rates that apply to the property, and a number of them have risen.

WDC hosts rates discussion

Mar 2nd, 2018 | By

The Waikato District Council will host a public information session on its Long Term Plan in Tamahere on Thursday, March 15, 6pm to 7.30pm

The plan proposes a general rate rise of 6.24% for 2018/19, dropping to 4.8% then 3.73% over the next two years, and 3% in the following years.

The session at the Tamahere Community Centre is designed to discuss with locals the issues being raised in the plan, and to answer any questions.

Waikato property values rise fast

Oct 27th, 2017 | By

The Waikato district is one of the New Zealand’s fastest growing areas, new property valuations show.

The total rateable value of the Waikato district’s 31,271 properties is now $27.69 billion with the land value of those properties now valued at $17.12 billion.

Waikato District Council reported last week that district property values had risen by an average of 33.7% overall in the past three years.

Property values rise

Oct 13th, 2017 | By

Waikato district property values have risen by an average of 33.7% in the past three years and upcoming valuation notices will reflect that.

Waikato property owners can expect to receive their three-yearly Quotable Value (QV) property revaluation in the next week or two, with notices expected to start landing in letter boxes from around October 20.

The revaluations will have an impact on rates.

WDC rate rises

Jun 24th, 2014 | By

The Waikato district general rate is to rise by 1.89%.

The increase was confirmed today as the Waikato District Council formally adopted its Annual Plan, which sets out what the council hopes to achieve in 2014/2015.

Waikato District Mayor Allan Sanson said in a statement that the council had agreed on a robust plan which met the needs of the community.

Rates to rise by under 2%

Jun 26th, 2013 | By

The Waikato District Council has set a 1.87% general rate increase for the 2013/14 year.

There will also be increases in targeted rates.

In setting the rate this week, the council made a number of key decisions, including:

Waikato district to grow

Mar 16th, 2010 | By

The Local Government Commission has confirmed the Waikato district will increase by about 14,500 residents and include the towns of Tuakau, Pokeno and Mercer as part of Auckland’s super-city boundary changes.