You can pay your rates by cash, cheque, Eftpos or credit card at the Tauranga City Council Customer Service Centre and if you have an invoice with a barcode you can pay by cash, cheque or Eftpos at participating NZ Post Shops.
Find your nearest post shop and check that bill payment is available there (look for “pay a bill” in available services).
Over the phone
You can pay your rates by Visa or Mastercard over the phone by calling our contact centre. Your rates invoice number is required for credit card payments and surcharge of 1.3% will apply.
Post your cheque to Tauranga City Council, Private Bag 12022, Tauranga 3143. Cheques should be made payable to Tauranga City Council. New Zealand Post has a delivery target of three working days, so you’ll need to make sure you post your cheque in time to avoid a late payment penalty. Please write the address or the valuation number of your property on the back of your cheque.
Last Reviewed: 06/08/2018