Your Views

Have your say on the issues of the day

Have you been surprised by your recent rates or water bill?

Digital image / P.K. Stowers
Digital image / P.K. Stowers

A west Auckland landlord was billed nearly four times what he expected for water because condensation on the meter made it hard to read.

The bill comes amid transitional changes to the Auckland Council's ratings system under which some homeowners have received much larger rates bills than expected.

The Herald revealed yesterday that residents who have changed the value of their home miss out on a 10 per cent cap on rates increases as the new system is introduced. In another change, customers no longer pay for wastewater as part of their Auckland Council property rates.

Have you been surprised by your rates or water bill in recent weeks? Here is the latest selection of Your Views:

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter


Have your say

1200 characters left

By and large our readers' comments are respectful and courteous. We're sure you'll fit in well.
View commenting guidelines.

Sort by
  • Oldest

© Copyright 2015, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf04 at 28 Nov 2015 11:53:17 Processing Time: 306ms