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Rates review

As part of our rates review we are inviting people to be part of the process.

Reviewing the distribution of Wairoa’s rates is a big task and ensuring our community has a voice and is listened to is important to us.

The key objectives are that our rating system is simple, affordable and appropriate.

Wairoa District Council is engaging with a rates expert to look at the distribution of rates across the entire district and to address some of the concerns raised by the community.

The rating review will include these five questions:

  • Should those with more pay more?
  • Should forestry pay for the damage to roads?
  • Should everyone contribute for those struggling the most?
  • Should we all pay for the benefits of water and wastewater in the general rate?
  • Should we reduce the fixed rate portion of the rates?

We will begin this process with two community workshops which have been scheduled for September 30 at Mahia and October 1 in the Wairoa township. These dates are still to be confirmed.

This will be followed by formal public consultation which will begin from November 4, 2020.

If you would like to be kept up to date on the progress of the rating review please send us an email (feedback@wairoadc.govt.nz) and you will be added to our database or contact us online www.wairoadc.govt.nz, phone us on 06 838 7309, visit our Queen Street office or write to us at PO Box 54, Wairoa.

21 September 2020

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