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Rating information now available online

Rating information now available online

Rating information on any property in Waitakere City can now be accessed on the Internet.

The new service can be accessed from Waitakere City Council’s website – www.waitakere.govt.nz under Rate/Property Search.

The online Rating Information Database (or RID) is a public register of information held about properties in Waitakere City, as required by sections 27 and 28 of the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002.

The RID provides access to property, valuation and rating details. However ratepayers’ names, postal addresses and rating accounts information is not available.

“The database will be of particular use to real estate agents and other people wanting information about a property they are considering purchasing,” says Councillor Janet Clews, chair of the Council’s Finance and Operational Performance Committee.

“It is also an example of how the Council is using the Internet to pave the way for quicker, easier and more convenient access to public information.”

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