Valuations & objections

Find out what your property is worth, how Porirua City properties are rated, and what changes affect value.

Property values are set every 3 years

Quotable Value (QV), an independent valuation service, sets the rating values for Porirua City properties every three years. It works out their value by looking at the sale prices of surrounding properties and the value of building consents in the area. The valuations are a snapshot of the market as at 1 September in the year of revaluation.

Find out more about how properties are valued or phone 0800 787 284.

Find out your property’s value

You can view individual property values at our relocated Customer Services Centre on the Ground Floor of the BNZ Building, 14 Hartham Place, Porirua, from December 7 onwards, phone us on (04) 237 5089 or email

How changes affect your property’s value and rates

The 2016 revaluation resulted in the largest increase in Porirua City property rating values since 2007. The revaluation redistributes the rates across the city’s rateable properties but does not increase the total rates. 

The changes from this revaluation take effect from 1 July 2017. 

The property rating values have changed by different percentages, both individually and within sectors. This means properties with a higher percentage increase in rating value than the average increase will have a higher percentage rates increase than the average property. Properties that have a lower percentage increase in rating value will have a lower percentage rates increase than the average property.

Make an objection

If you don’t agree with the rating value for your property, you can object in writing.

Lodge your objection online or fill in and post the QV objection form (301KB pdf). You can also collect the form from our Customer Services Centre at 14 Hartham Place, Porirua.