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Fees

Dog Registration

Fees are discounted if paid before the 1st of August each year and are GST inclusive.

Dog registration fees for registration year 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017.

Dog registration if paid before 1 August each year $78.00
Dog registration $109.00
Dog registration if paid before 1 August each year - dog classified as dangerous $117.00
Dog registration – dog classified as dangerous $162.00

 

New!

Renew your dog registration online

Last Reviewed: 01/06/2016

Dog registration exemption

Effective from 01/07/13

 

Bona fide Guide Dogs

Nil Fee

Epilepsy Assist Dogs 
(certified by the NZ Epilepsy Assist Dogs Trust)
      Nil Fee
Hearing Ear Dogs

Nil Fee

Companion Dogs
(certified by the Top Dog Companion Trust)

   Nil Fee

Dogs owned by:

  • Aviation Security Service
  • Department of Conservation
  • Department of Corrections
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Ministry of Fisheries
  • New Zealand Customs Service
  • New Zealand Defence Force
  • New Zealand Police
  • Director of Civil Defence and Emergency Management (whilst those dogs are on active duty)

Nil Fee


Last Reviewed: 02/07/2016

Dog impounded

Effective from 01/07/16

 

Non Registered

Registered

First Impound

$60.00

$40.00

Second Impound

$90.00

$90.00

Third and subsequent Impound

$150.00

$150.00

Sustenance fee (per day or part thereof) 

$7.00

$7.00

Microchipping for impounded dogs
(if applicable)

$15.00

$15.00

Dogs released after hours $30.00 $30.00

Last Reviewed: 01/07/2016

Other Dog Fees

As at 01/07/16

 

Fee

Replacement registration tags

$6.00

Surrender fee

$60.00

Seizure fee

$60.00

Adoption fee (includes registration and microchipping) $90.00

Last Reviewed: 01/07/2016