Rates Types

The following rates are levied:

District Wide Rates: Amenities Rates
Separate Rates for:
Targeted Rates:
  • General Rate
  • Library
  • Roading
  • Governance
  • Planning
  • Canterbury Museum
  • Water Supplies
  • Sewer Maintenance
  • Land & Stormwater Drainage
  • Refuse Removal
  • Rural Fire
  • Targeted Tourism Rate
  • Medical Centre Rate for Amuri, Cheviot, Hanmer Springs and Hurunui
  • Swimming Pool inspection Rate
  • Amberley Swimming Pool Rate
  • Special Projects Rate

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

Rate Descriptions

District Wide Rates

Includes General, Library, Roading, Democracy, Planning, Promotion-Tourism and Canterbury Museum Rates. These rates have been used to fund those services that are defined in the Funding Policy. Either a uniform annual general charge or a district rate on capital value funds those items identified in the Funding Policy.

Amenities Rates

Amenity rates have been used to fund those services that are defined in the Funding Policy. Either a uniform annual charge or an amenity rate (within the ward) on capital value funds those items identified in the Funding Policy.

Separate Rates - Water

Separate water rates are levied on properties in the serviced area:

Unrestricted:
Connected properties pay full water rates, non connected pay half rates.

Restricted:
To recover the full cost of water supply and loan servicing costs where applicable.

Separate Rates - Sewer Maintenance

Separate sewer maintenance rates are levied to recover the costs of sewage disposal, and loan servicing costs where applicable, on all properties within the serviced area.

Separate Rates - land drainage

Separate land drainage rates are levied to recover the costs of land drainage from ratepayers within land drainage areas.

Separate Rates - refuse removal