“Because of bad temper and that’s the truth of it.  We had all received our rates notices and were furious.”

The original reason the WRRA was formed was unfair rates rises.

The almalgamation of Auckland cities into a single super-city and application of a uniform rating structure led to a reduction in rates for Waiatarua in 2015.

However, a reduction in transport facilities and a suspicion that septic tank levies are exagerated remains a concern.

If you are interested in helping progress these issues please get in touch.