You can use this form (see bottom of page) to pay your rates by credit card. To start the payment you need to enter your property valuation number.
For further information on non-credit card payments, please see the "Electronic Payments" page.
Payment Service details
This credit card (Visa or MasterCard) payment service is provided by Datacom New Zealand Limited, in agreement with Council. Please ensure your address matches your valuation number* before proceeding. Important notes below:
A service fee of 1.25% + .10 cents per transaction is applied to cover Council's reasonable costs in providing this online credit card payment service.
You should check with your card issuer for details about other fees or charges that may also apply, as this credit card transaction is carried out in terms of the arrangement between you and your card issuer.
If payment is made using a credit card issued outside New Zealand, any currency conversion will be done according to the terms and conditions of the card - there may be currency conversion fees charged by your card issuer.
Transactions made after 10.30pm New Zealand time will be processed by Council on the following business day.
Currently we are unable to issue receipts electronically however please feel free to print off your payment confirmation screen for your records or take note of your receipt number.
When you complete the field below, please note two things:
- the 'Rates number' reference for the field below is the same number as the Valuation number on your invoice
- this number contains a 'hyphen' (on your invoice) - do not include this in the field below, just input the numbers