Paying an account

Online payments

Secure online credit card payments using Visa or MasterCard can be made through our eServices website.

A convenience fee of 2.20% of the amount paid applies for all payments made using this method - Waimakariri District Council does not receive any of this fee. Please have your Valuation Number handy (on your Rates bill) and your credit card number. Pay your rates online

View all available online payment and service options

Cash, cheque and eftpos (excluding credit cards)

Payments may be made at the Rangiora, Kaiapoi and Oxford Service Centres. Cheques may be posted in to the Council. Please do not post cash.

Direct debit (Easypay)

You can set up regular weekly, fortnightly, monthly, quarterly or annual payments - especially handy for leases, licences or rates payments. Just complete and sign a direct debit form (pdf, 261.9 KB) (also available from any service centre). If you want to stop or change a direct debit, a call to the Council is all that's required.

Internet or phone banking transfer

Payments can be transferred from your bank account to the Council's bank account via internet or phone banking. The Council's bank account for phone or internet payments is Account Number: 01-0877-0129222-00.

Find the correct reference details by payment type below:

Rates Payment

Use the Valuation Number as the reference.

Dog Registration

Use the first Animal ID number as the reference. (This reference is also at the bottom of the second page of your registration form.)

Animal Infringement Notice

Use the Infringement/Notice number as the reference.

Parking Infringement Notice

Use the Notice number as the reference. Note: put 'P' in front of the number if it doesn't appear on the infringement notice.

Sundry/Litter Infringement Notice

Use the Notice No. as the reference. Note: put 'S' in front of the number if it doesn't appear on the infringement notice.

LIM Invoice

Use the Application Reference as the reference.

Cemeteries Invoice

Use the Application Reference as the reference.

Liquor Licence Renewal Invoice

Use the Application Reference as the reference.

Sundry Debtors Invoice

Use the Customer No. as the reference.

Combined Payment

If you are making a payment for more than one invoice/property, use 'Split' as the reference and send an email to finance@wmk.govt.nz or phone us to let us know how you want the payment allocated.