Council provides local public services and infrastructure that the community needs to survive and prosper. Providing these services comes at a cost and a large portion is collected from the rates that Council charges property owners.
Change of Ownership
It is a legal requirement to inform Council of any change of ownership.
How Your Rates Are Calcutated
Rates are a property tax made up of general and targeted rates.
Paying Your Rates
Manawatu District Council offers several ways you can pay your invoices.
Rates Property Search
This search shows rating information related to a specific property within the Manawatu district.
People who are eligible for a rates rebate will pay less in rates to the Council.
Remission of rates involves reducing the amount owing or waiving collection of rates altogether.
Rates are based on a valuation of the property.
Receive Your Rates Invoices By Email
You can receive your Rates Assessment Notices and quarterly Rates Invoices by email instead of post if you prefer.
The rates for water by meter are separately assessed.