How to Pay Your Rates

Water rates for metered water consumption are payable by the next 20th of the month following the invoice date.

Methods and places of payment

Any amount of rates may be paid at any time, by way of internet banking (including POLi), credit or debit card payment, direct debit, cash, cheque, or automatic payment. Payment may be made through:

  • Internet Banking (including POLi)
  • Credit or Debit Card Payment
  • Direct Debit
  • Mail
  • Council Offices
  • Post Shop.

More information about internet banking can be viewed on our Internet Banking Payments page.  To pay your rates by credit or debit card, please view our Rates Online Payment page.

Mail Offices Post Shop 
Horowhenua District Council
Private Bag 4002
Levin 5540
126-148 Oxford Street, Levin
Main Street, Foxton
Shannon Library
Tokomaru Village Centre
Find your nearest Post Shop

Rates Direct Debit Form

With the aim of making it easier to pay your property's rates account, Horowhenua District Council offers you the option to pay by direct debit. Payments can be set up fortnightly, monthly, or quarterly.

Download and complete the Direct Debit Authority Form available below and return it with a deposit slip for your bank account to Horowhenua District Council, Private Bag 4002, Levin. Or it can be emailed to to

HDC Rates Direct Debit Form(PDF, 229KB)

Payments will be offset against oldest rates balances first.