Our online payments facility allows for customers to pay council rates and invoices online via credit or debit card.
Your use of this service is subject to Environment Southland's Online Transactions Terms and Conditions, and by using this service you accept these Terms and Conditions.
Southland is a New Zealand based Local Authority. Online payments
processed through our Online Services will appear on your statement as
You can make online payments using Visa and MasterCard credit or debit cards.
with your banking provider for any fees or charges that may apply when
using your credit or debit card. This transaction is carried out on the terms of
the arrangement between you and your banking provider.
sure to allow time before your payment due date for processing the
transaction. Generally, payments received before 10 p.m. New Zealand
time on any business day will be processed the same day. Transactions
received after 10 p.m. will be processed on the next business day.
account will be charged in New Zealand Dollars. If you make a payment
with a credit or debit card issued outside of New Zealand, any currency
conversion will be in accordance with the terms and conditions of the
card. Your card issuer may charge currency conversion fees.
contact our Finance division in the first instance if you feel you have
made an overpayment on your Rates. They're available on 0800 377 2837
(0800 ES RATES).
We will email you a payment confirmation after a payment has been made. An email address is required for this service.
Southland does not collect or save credit or debit card information. After
confirming details of your payment and entering an amount, you will be
directed to a secure Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliant web page
hosted by Datacom New Zealand to enter payment details. For more
information regarding secure online payment transactions please read