Sample property rates

The table below compares 2021/22 rates with 2020/21 rates for sample properties across Canterbury.

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Sample property rates~~
Rates for sample properties in Canterbury (GST included).
District Last valuation Capital value of property 2021/22 Capital value of property 2020/21 2021/22 rate ($) 2020/21 rate ($) Movement in $ terms
Kaikōura - rural Sep-18 $2,090,000 $2,090,000 1,196.67 1,026.08 170.59
Kaikōura - urban Sep-18 $380,000 $380,000 286.93 205.93 81.00
Hurunui - rural Sep-19 $1,911,000 $1,911,000 990.25 878.64 111.61
Hurunui - urban Sep-19 $340,000 $340,000 193.65 160.92 32.72
Waimakariri - rural Aug-19 $5,140,000 $5,140,000 2,542.21 2,339.20 203.01
Waimakariri - rural Aug-19 $3,715,000 $3,715,000 1,904.07 1,702.07 202.01
Waimakariri 
- urban Rangiora
Aug-19 $400,000 $400,000 398.68 333.59 65.09
Waimakariri
- urban Kaiapoi
Aug-19 $440,000 $440,000 382.23 330.15 52.08
Christchurch
- rural Wairewa
Aug-19 $1,270,000 $1,270,000 2,209.47 2,398.01 -188.54
Christchurch
- rural Kaituna
Aug-19 $351,000 $331,000 478.44 487.61 -9.17
Christchurch
- urban Burnside
Aug-19 $580,000 $580,000 469.86 438.55 31.31
Christchurch
- urban Marshland
Aug-19 $450,000 $440,000 277.83 246.04 31.79
Christchurch
- urban Lyttelton
Aug-19 $475,000 $475,000 388.95 355.95 33.00
Christchurch
- urban Akaroa
Aug-19 $550,000  $550,000 288.94 253.77 35.16
Ashburton - rural Jul-18 $4,960,000 $4,960,000 4,226.13 3,942.52 283.61
Ashburton - urban Jul-18 $330,000 $330,000 201.55 174.90 26.65
Selwyn
- rural Springston
Jul-18 $730,000 $730,000 443.69 402.29 41.40
Selwyn
- rural Dunsandel
Jul-18 $12,200,000 $12,200,000 5,970.44 5,536.61 433.83
Selwyn
- urban Lincoln
Jul-18 $495,000 $495,000 401.92 336.93 64.99
Selwyn
- urban Leeston
Jul-18 $375,000 $375,000 288.74 246.90 41.84
Timaru - rural Sep-20 $2,190,000 $2,310,000 1,078.94 1,099.91 -20.98
Timaru
- urban City
Sep-20 $355,000 $320,000 288.93 218.54 70.39
Timaru
- urban Temuka
Sep-20 $325,000 $285,000 275.60 219.90 55.70
Timaru
- urban Geraldine
Sep-20 $350,000 $310,000 241.61 209.04 32.57
Timaru - urban Pleasant Point  Sep-20 $405,000 $355,000 381.89 321.45 60.44
Mackenzie - rural Jul-20 $5,050,000 $5,050,000 2,695.14 2,704.44 -9.30
Mackenzie - rural Jul-20 $3,45,000 $3,530,000 1,738.94 1,814.12 -75.18
Mackenzie
- urban Fairlie
Jul-20 $380,000 $280,000 291.07 221.77 69.30
Mackenzie
- urban Tekapo
Jul-20 $900,000 $750,000 423.09 366.81 56.27
Mackenzie
- urban Twizel
Jul-20 $460,000 $345,000 243.03 184.37 58.66
Waimate - rural Jul-19 $5,730,000 $5,730,000 2,824.16 2,636.05 188.11
Waimate - rural Jul-19 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 2,931.08 2,741.52 189.55
Waimate - urban Jul-19 $290,000 $290,000 181.44 165.15 16.29
Waitaki - rural Sep-20 $2,620,000 $2,620,000 1,316.27 1,310.45 5.82
Waitaki - rural Sep-20 $9,200,000 $8,800,000 4,923.33 4,631.90 291.43
Waitaki
- urban Kurow
Sep-20 $370,000 $280,000 348.64 258.26 90.38
Waitaki
- urban Otematata
Sep-20 $380,000 $230,000 185.04 123.21 61.83

Note: rates have been calculated using valuation information available at the time this report was prepared.