Rate Payment Methods

Rate Payments may be made in cash, cheque or EFTPOS during the hours of 8am - 4.30pm Monday - Friday (except Public Holidays) at Waimate District Council Office, 125 Queen Street, Waimate.

Payments by cheque may be made to the Waimate District Council, PO Box 122, Waimate 7960.  Post-dated cheques are acceptable.


Internet Banking

By electronic payment to ANZ Waimate Account # 01-0893-0005000-00.  Please ensure to quote your Rates Assessment number as the reference when paying by any form of electronic payment.


Rates Easypay - Direct Debit

There are four payment options as follows:

  • Weekly payments - Every Thursday
  • Fortnightly payments - Every other Thursday
  • Monthly payments - On or around the 20th of every month the monthly apportionment of your annual rates balance will be automatically deducted from your nominated bank account.
  • Quarterly payments - On the due date of every quarter, the balance owing will be automatically deducted from your nominated bank account.

Download the Rates Easypay brochure here

Download the Rates Easypay Application form here

Only monies actually received in the offices of the Waimate District Council by 4.30pm will be accepted as paid by the Due Date.

Late payment due to delays in the mail service are not the responsibility of Council.