Rates for 2023/2024

Breakdown of the Wellington City Council rates.


The rates quoted here apply to Wellington City Council rates for 2023/2024 and include GST:

Rates for 2023/2024 (169KB PDF) | Text version (179KB RTF)

Rates are based on your property's capital value, land use and whether it receives targeted rates or is non-rateable. 

This year's rates are based on the property revaluation as at 1 September 2021. This revaluation remains effective for the 2023/2024 rating year, except where subsequent maintenance valuations have been required under valuation rules or the Council’s rating policies. City-wide revaluations are performed every three years.

Changes to rateable value of Wellington properties has impacted the share of rates that each property pays.

Overall, the increase in rates is 12.3%, but some properties will have increases higher than the 12.3%, or a reduction.

Find out more about rating valuations.

Rates changes by suburb

The table below shows the median 2023-2024 Wellington City Council rates (GST inclusive) by suburb as well as the median change from last year. The data does not show the Greater Wellington Regional Council rates.

Within each suburb, there will be properties with rates higher and lower than the median for the suburb. Some suburbs with a small number of properties are also excluded.

The data is based on rates assessed as at 21 July 2023.

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