Rating information database
The Rating Information Database is available for inspection at our customer service centres.
Ratepayers have the right to object to any of the information included in the Rating Information Database.
Names and addresses on the Rating Information Database
Names and addresses of property owners are publicly available on the Rating Information Database (RID), unless you request them to be confidential.
If you wish to have your own name and postal address confidential on the RID database, you can fill in the form below or put your request in writing addressed to the rates section.
Property owner's names can be found on our property search map - Tairawhiti Maps
Inspection of rates records
Section 38 of the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002, has restrictions on who can view all the details contained in council's rate records. This prevents unauthorised persons viewing or receiving information about the state of a rate account.
The following persons may inspect the rates record for a rating unit:
- The ratepayer.
- A person who is authorised by the ratepayer to do so.
- A person who has become liable to pay the rates in respect of the unit under section 61 or section 62 of the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002.
- A solicitor, a person (not being a lawyer) who provides conveyancing services, a real estate agent, or any other person, who—
- is a party to (or acting as an agent for a party to) a transaction relating to the rating unit; and
- reasonably requires the information in the rates record for the purposes of the transaction.
- any member of the public with respect to rates assessed, but not including arrears, remissions, or postponed rates.
Fill in this form if you wish to have your name and/or postal address confidential on the Rating Information Database register.
This suppression will be applied to all properties that your name is associated with.