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  •   Home > News > Politics

    Extra government assistance to help low-income households pay their council rates, from Friday

    Extra government assistance to help low-income households pay their council rates, from Friday


    Local Government Minister, Nanaia Mahuta, has announced changes to the Rates Rebate Scheme.

    She says its value and income threshold will both rise, with about 100,000 ratepayers eligible.

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