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Low Income Heating Grant

FREE Ultra-Low Emission Burner OR Heat Pump

This subsidy is only available to owner-occupiers* (not available to Landlords)

The eligibility criteria:


If you meet all of the above eligibility criteria, call in at the Bay of Plenty Regional Council office, 1125 Arawa Street, Rotorua to collect an application form OR, print application form here.

There are a few other things you will need to bring with you:

* An owner-occupier is the legal property owner(s) who reside in the property they own. You are not an owner-occupier if you do not live in the property on a permanent basis.

** Non-Compliant appliances include wood burners installed before 2006 and all coal or multi-fuel burners regardless of when they were installed. Wood burner compliancy can be checked by phoning Rotorua Lakes Council and asking for information regarding the property Building Consent for the wood burner.

The following appliances can no longer be used as a trade for upgrading heating; chip heaters, coal ranges, cookers, Marshall heaters or indoor open fires.

What is an Ultra-Low Emission Burner?