EasyPay is the Councils' preferred payment option. With this option you are granting limited authority to the Council to Direct Debit your bank account on the due dates.
- Fortnightly payments are made every second Friday
- Monthly payments are made on 20th of each month
- Quarterly payments are made on the due date of the instalment
If the due date falls on a non-business day, the payment will be made on the next business day.
How to join Rates EasyPay
Download and complete the Rates EasyPay form.
Return the completed form to HDC by mail, email or deliver to your nearest service centre.
When you join the Rates Easypay system you will receive a letter confirming your bank account details, commencement date and frequency of your payments.
Your rates instalment notice will inform you of the amounts and due dates for each installment of rates.
On direct debit payment days, the money you owe will be automatically paid out of your bank account.
All transactions will show up on your regular bank account statement.
The Council will amend the amounts debited from your account each year without further action on your part.
You will always be notified of any changes in advance.
Hurunui District Council bank account number is:
To make changes to your direct debit
Changes to arrangements: Please contact us to discuss changes to your arranged direct debit, or if there is likely to be a one off issue with the payment. Any change to a bank account is required to be advised in writing - an e-mail is acceptable.
Cancel a direct debit: Contact us no later than 4 working days before the payment is due. This contact to be made in writing, email is quite acceptable.
Can I transfer a current direct debit to another property? in short NO, a cancellation of the current direct debit is required and a new application form completed for the new property.
Can I add a new property to an existing direct debit? again NO, that requires a new application be made for each property.
Change of payment frequency - just drop us a line to alter your existing frequency arrangement.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: 03 314 8816