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Budget 2017 - Changes to Accommodation Supplement Areas

25 May 2017.

The tables below show the makeup of the Accommodation Supplement areas from 1 April 2018, and the current makeup of the areas.

Tip: press CTRL+F to search for the name of a specific area.

See the related links on the right for maps showing the the new regions, and a comparison of the current urban areas alongside the new areas from 1 April 2018.

Accommodation Supplement Area 1

Area 1 from 1 April 2018

Area 1 means the following parts of New Zealand (as from time to time defined by the Government Statistician):

Arrowtown urban area Kingseat area unit Riverhead area unit
Bombay area unit Mahurangi area unit (Previously Algies Bay - Mahurangi area unit) Snells Beach urban area
Central Auckland urban zone Muriwai Valley area unit Southern Auckland urban zone
Clevedon area unit Muriwai Beach area unit Tahekeroa area unit
Glenbrook area unit Northern Auckland urban zone Tauranga urban area
Helensville urban area Parakai Urban area unit (previously Parakai area unit) Waiheke Island urban area
Helensville South area unit Patumahoe area unit Waitakere West area unit
Hunua area unit Pokeno area unit Waiuku urban area
Karekare area unit Pukekohe urban area Wanaka urban area
Kaukapakapa area unit Queenstown urban area Warkworth urban area
Kaukapakapa rural area unit (Previously Kaukapakapa area unit) Rewiti area unit Western Auckland urban zone

Current Area 1

  • Central Auckland urban zone
  • Northern Auckland urban zone.

Accommodation Supplement Area 2

Area 2 from 1 April 2018

Area 2 means the following parts of New Zealand (as from time to time defined by the Government Statistician)

Amberley urban area Little Barrier Island area unit Parakai Rural area unit (Previously Parakai area unit)
Ashburton urban area Lower Hutt urban zone Point Wells area unit (Previously Cape Rodney area unit)
Awhitu area unit Makara–Ohariu area unit Porirua urban zone
Blenheim urban area Mangatawhiri area unit Raglan urban area
Brightwater urban area Mangawhai area unit Rakaia urban area
Cambridge urban zone Mangawhai Heads urban area Rangiora urban area
Cape Rodney area unit Mapua urban area Raupara area unit
Cape Rodney South area unit (Previously Cape Rodney area unit) Maramarua area unit Rolleston urban area
Christchurch urban area Matakana area unit (Previously Cape Rodney area unit) South Head area unit
Cromwell urban area Matamata urban area Tauhoa–Puhoi area unit
Darfield urban area Matheson Bay area unit Taupo urban area
Great Barrier Island area unit Meremere area unit Te Awamutu urban zone
Hamilton urban zone Motueka urban area Te Kauwhata urban area
Hastings urban zone Moonshine Valley area unit Te Puke Community urban area
Islands–Motutapu Rangitoto Rakino area unit Napier urban zone Upper Hutt urban zone
Kaiaua area unit (previously Mangatawhiri area unit) Nelson urban area Waihi Beach urban area
Kapiti urban area New Plymouth urban area Wakefield urban area
Katikati Community urban area Ngunguru urban area Wellington urban zone
Kawakawa-Orere area unit (Previously Clevedon area unit) Omaha area unit (Previously Cape Rodney area unit) Wellsford urban area
Kawau area unit Onewhero area unit Whangamata urban area
Kerikeri urban area Otaua area unit Whangarei urban area
Leeston urban area Oxford urban area Whitianga urban area
Leigh area unit Paparata area unit (Previously Mangatawhiri area unit) Woodend urban area
Lincoln urban area

Current Area 2

Algies Bay - Mahurangi area unit Leigh area unit Riverhead area unit
Arrowtown urban area Little Barrier Island area unit Snells Beach urban area
Awhitu area unit Mangatawhiri area unit South Head area unit
Bombay area unit Maramarua area unit Southern Auckland urban zone
Brightwater urban area Matheson Bay area unit Tahekeroa area unit
Cape Rodney area unit Meremere area unit Tauhoa–Puhoi area unit
Clevedon area unit Muriwai Beach area unit Tauranga urban area
Glenbrook area unit Nelson urban area Waiheke Island urban area
Great Barrier Island area unit Onewhero area unit Waiuku urban area
Helensville urban area Otaua area unit Wakefield urban area
Hunua area unit Parakai area unit Wanaka urban area
Islands–Motutapu, Rangitoto, Rakino area unit Patumahoe area unit Warkworth urban area
Karekare area unit Pokeno area unit Wellington urban zone
Kaukapakapa area unit Pukekohe urban area Wellsford urban area
Kawau area unit Queenstown urban area Western Auckland urban zone
Kingseat area unit Rewiti area unit

Accommodation Supplement Area 3

Area 3 from 1 April 2018

Area 3 means the following parts of New Zealand (as from time to time defined by the Government Statistician)

Alexandra urban area Kauwhata area unit Pleasant Point urban area
Carterton urban area Kawakawa urban area Rotorua urban area
Cloustonville area unit Levin urban area Russell area unit (previously called Russell urban area)
Coromandel urban area Mana Island area unit Shannon urban area
Dargaville urban area Mangaroa area unit Taipa Bay-Mangonui urban area
Dunedin urban area Martinborough urban area Tairua urban area
Edgecumbe urban area Masterton urban area Takaka urban area
Feilding urban area Maungakotukutuku area unit Te Aroha urban area
Geraldine urban area Methven urban area Temuka urban area
Gisborne urban area Morrinsville urban area Thames urban area
Greymouth urban area Ngatea urban area Timaru urban area
Greytown urban area Oamaru urban area Tokomaru area unit
Hanmer Springs area unit (previously called Hanmer Springs urban area) Opiki area unit Tokorangi-hiwinui area unit
Hawera urban area Otaki urban area Twizel Community urban area
Hokitika urban area Otorohanga urban area Waihi urban area
Huntly urban area Paekakariki Hill area unit Waikouaiti urban area
Inglewood urban area Paeroa urban area Waipawa urban area
Kaikohe urban area Paihia urban area Waitara urban area
Kaikoura urban area Palmerston North urban area Whakatane urban area
Kaitaia urban area Pencarrow area unit Winton urban area
Kapiti Island area unit Picton urban area

Current Area 3

Alexandra urban area Lower Hutt urban zone Rolleston urban area
Blenheim urban area Makara–Ohariu area unit Rotorua urban area
Cambridge urban zone Mana Island area unit Russell urban area
Christchurch urban area Mangaroa area unit Taipa Bay–Mangonui urban area
Cloustonville area unit Matamata urban area Tairua urban area
Cromwell urban area Maungakotukutuku area unit Takaka urban area
Darfield urban area Motueka urban area Taupo urban area
Dunedin urban area Nabhra area unit Te Awamutu urban zone
Feilding urban area Napier urban zone Te Puke Community urban area
Hamilton urban zone New Plymouth urban area Thames urban area
Hanmer Springs urban area Opiki area unit Tokomaru area unit
Hastings urban zone Otaki urban area Upper Hutt urban zone
Kaitaia urban area Paekakariki Hill area unit Waihi Beach urban area
Kapiti Island area unit Paihia urban area Whakatane urban area
Kapiti urban area Palmerston North urban area Whangamata urban area
Katikati Community urban area Pencarrow area unit Whangarei urban area
Kerikeri urban area Porirua urban zone Whitianga urban area
Leeston urban area Raglan urban area Woodend urban area
Lincoln urban area Rangiora urban area

Accommodation Supplement Area 4

Area 4 means any part of New Zealand not included in Area 1, Area 2, or Area 3.