Lifestylers to get rates relief

Thursday 30 September 2004

Wairoa District Council is taking the unusual step of giving rates relief to a group of 66 property owners.

By The Landlord

It will meet next Thursday to reset rates for the financial year, following complaints from ratepayers in Mitchell Rd.

"The net effect of resetting the rates will be to reduce the average rates rise for these properties from 68 per cent to 18 per cent," council finance manager Russell Snow said yesterday.

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