Financial Policies

Manawatū District Council - Terms of Trade Policy

This policy details how we manage our credit arrangement with suppliers of goods and services.


Rate Remission and Postponement Policy

This policy explains the conditions and criteria under which the Council might consider it appropriate to assist a ratepayer by providing rates relief.


Revenue and Financing Policy

This policy outlines how the expenditure needs of Council activities are funded. Council has developed this policy as part of the Long Term Plan.


Investment Policy

Council Investment Policy recognises its responsibility to manage its investments on behalf of the community. In accepting this responsibility, Council has taken a risk adverse approach to its investment activities. Council will not undertake transactions where the level of return or benefit depends on an unacceptable level of risk. This policy details the Council's approach to investment.


Liability Management

This Liability Management Policy provides appropriate parameters for Council to prudently manage its borrowing activities and external liabilities.