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COVID-19 22 Oct 2021

Council backs business through COVID-19 battle

The council has agreed to extend the postponement of rates for ratepayers impacted by COVID-19

Rates 2 Sep 2021

Release of updated property values delayed until December

As a result of COVID-19 restrictions, the release of updated property values for the Auckland region has been delayed.

Rates 2 Sep 2021

Revaluation 2021: Everything you need to know

Updated property values for all properties in the Auckland region will be available in December 2021.

COVID-19 25 Aug 2021

COVID-19: Financial support available if you are struggling

If you are worried about paying your rates, there are options available to you to make life a bit easier.

Finance 15 Jul 2020

Postponement of Auckland Council 2020 revaluation

The Valuer-General has agreed to Auckland Council’s request to defer its 2020 general revaluation for one year because of difficulties caused by COVID-19.

Plans / Projects 13 Aug 2019

Targeted rates helping to improve environment and water quality

Auckland Council’s Environment and Community Committee received a progress report today on the targeted rates work programme.

Environment 6 Aug 2019

The little boat that can

Meet the autonomous boat helping scientists investigate water quality decline in some of Auckland's lakes.

Community 21 May 2019

Environmental rate empowers communities

Auckland communities have been increasing conservation efforts thanks to the new Natural Environment Targeted Rate (NETR).

Community 5 Apr 2019

Do you live in one area and pay rates on a property in another?

If you live and vote in one council district, but also pay rates on a property in another district, you may be eligible to enrol as a non-resident ratepayer elector in that other council district.

Transport 5 Apr 2019

Regional Fuel Tax already paying dividends

Auckland’s RFT is already paying dividends as evidenced by an uptick in growth in public transport use since the tax was introduced.

Mayor 12 Dec 2017

Auckland Council agrees on 10-year budget consultation topics

Auckland Council today approved the topics for consultation for its forthcoming 10-year budget, including a potential regional fuel tax, options to fund environmental protection and potential rates levels for the forthcoming 10 years.

Business / Economy 16 Nov 2017

A quick guide to property revaluations

Each year, the council’s budget sets out the amount of rates needed to keep Auckland running. Once the budget is set, we need to work out how much each ratepayer should pay.

Housing 17 Oct 2017

Property revaluations have started

Auckland Council has started its three-yearly revaluation of all Auckland properties, to update the information used to determine the value of rateable properties.

Community 18 Sep 2017

Rates phone scam warning

Auckland Council is warning residents to be vigilant after a woman fell victim to a scam from a person claiming to be from ‘Auckland Council Rates Team’.

Rates 1 Sep 2017

Warning of potential rates scam

Auckland Council is warning residents of a potential scam which appears to be targeting members of the Chinese community.

Business / Economy 23 Aug 2017

Annual Budget decisions made

On 1 June Auckland Council voted on Mayor Phil Goff’s Annual Budget 2017/2018.