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Let's Talk Rates

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Feedback has closed on the proposal to change the way we allocate rates across Tairāwhiti to pay for some Council activities.

The proposed changes would reduce the rates by a small amount for many residential properties in the city but will increase the rates by a larger amount for multi-unit rating units such as retirement villages.

The rates for pastoral and horticultural farms would increase by a small amount and for land used as forestry by a large amount.

We would not collect any more money from these changes if the proposals are adopted.  The changes reallocate the amount each group of ratepayers pays.

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Feedback has closed but you can check how the proposed rate changes may impact your property

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The proposed changes

We're proposing 5 changes to how we allocate the rates

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