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Terms of Use

Matamata-Piako District Council has made every reasonable effort to provide accurate and up to date information on this website. However the Council does not present this information as advice and does not accept responsibility for any actions taken, loss or damage suffered as a result of any reliance upon the accuracy or currency of information contained on this site.

Persons requiring information in relation to a specific query should contact Matamata-Piako District Council directly.

The Council does not guarantee that:

  • website visitors will have uninterrupted or error-free access to, and use of, the website
  • the website or any files available for downloading will be error-free or free from viruses, faults or defects
  • the content of the website is accurate, complete, or suitable for a particular purpose. Website visitors must rely on their own judgment in relation to any matter of that type.

Some of the information available on this site may be from the New Zealand public domain and supplied by relevant government agencies. Matamata-Piako District Council cannot accept any liability for its accuracy or content.

Website Use

Website visitors are not allowed to do anything that alters the website, or interferes with or affects its working. This includes removing anything from it, adding anything to it, linking it to another website, and distributing any part of it to anyone else.

Making payments through this website

Bank provider - this service is provided by our bank, BNZ, in agreement with Matamata-Piako District Council.  You do not have to be a BNZ customer to use this service.  
Card types - Visa and MasterCard are accepted.  
Currency – Matamata-Piako District Council is a New Zealand Local Authority. All transactions will be billed in New Zealand dollars
Online convenience fee - BNZ charge you a convenience fee of 2% per transaction for this service (with a minimum fee of $1.00 per transaction).  We do not receive any part of this fee.
Payment details - please have your invoice in front of you to ensure you enter the reference number accurately.  Please note that a separate transaction is required for each payment.
After the transaction - you will be given a reference number.  A receipt will not be provided, however you can print the screen or note down the details for future reference.  The name that will appear on your bank statements will be “Matamata-Piako District”
Refund enquiries – in general we do not issue refunds except in extreme circumstances (at the discretion of the finance manager). Refund enquiries should be directed to 0800 746 467 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Linking to this site

You may link to this site, but permission is restricted to making a link without any alteration to the site's contents. Permission is not granted to reproduce, frame or reformat the files, pages, images, information and materials from this site on any other site unless express written permission has been obtained from Matamata-Piako District Council.

Links to external websites

This site contains links to sites that are external to Matamata-Piako District Council. Council takes reasonable care in selecting linking sites. It is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked external sites.

By linking to a website Council does not imply that it endorses or approves of the related content. As Council has no control over these sites, we cannot guarantee that external sites are accurate or that they will operate correctly.

Once you navigate to another website, you are subject to the privacy and security policies and terms and conditions of the new site.

If you have found any broken links on this site, please report them to the Web Development Team.