​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Rates payment due dates

Rates are payable by instalment and are due on or before: 

Instalment One:  23 August 2019

Instalment Two:  22 November 2019

Instalment Three:  21 February 2020

Instalment Four:  22 May 2020

A 10% penalty will be incurred on any part of a rates invoice that is not paid by the due date specified on the invoice.

​How to make rates payments

Payment may be made by either CASH, CHEQUE, EFTPOS, TELEBANKING, INTERNET BANKING, CREDIT CARD/DEBIT CARD or REAL TIME DEBIT (BNZ and Westpac Bank only). All cheques are to be made payable to the Opotiki District Council.

For full details on all payment options see our Payment Options page.

You may wish to pay your rates on a more regular basis by either direct credit or debit through your bank account.  This method is available on the basis that each instalment is cleared in full by the time the penalty dates arrive.

You can download a copy of the Aut​omatic Payment form (PDF, 99KB) directly from our website and lodge this with your bank.

You can download a copy of the Direct Debit form (PDF, 185KB) directly from our website and lodge this with Council.

Or make an online payment now


All enquiries regarding Opotiki District Council rates should be directed to the Customer Service Centre situated at the Council Office, 108 St John Street, Opotiki. Telephone (07) 315-3030, Fax (07) 315-7050 or email info@odc.govt.nz

All enquiries regarding Bay of Plenty Regional Council rates should be directed to the Regional Council Offices, located at Quay Street, Whakatane. Free phone from Opotiki 0800-368-267, otherwise (07) 922-3390.​​

Page reviewed: 10 Jul 2019 4:53pm