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Postal Address

P O Box 127
Waipawa 4240
New Zealand

Physical Address
28-32 Ruataniwha St
Waipawa 4210


Waipukurau Office

Kitchener St, Waipukurau

Media Enquiries

+64 6 857 8060
027 441 2652

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Hours of Business - Christmas 2017


The Central Hawkes Bay District Council office in Waipawa  is closing on Friday 22 December 2017 at 12pm and re-opening at 8am on Wednesday 3 January 2018. 

Waipukurau Service Centre is closing on Friday 22 December 2017 at 12pm and re-opening at 9am on Monday 8 January 2018.

For all queries telephone (06) 857 8060 - 24-hour telephone service.



Waipukurau and Waipawa Libraries:

Monday 18 December to Friday 22 December               Open normal hours

Saturday 23 December                                                     CLOSED

Monday 25 December                                                       CLOSED

Tuesday 26 December                                                     CLOSED

Wednesday 27 December to Friday 29 December        Open normal hours

Saturday 30 December                                                     CLOSED

Monday 1 January 2018                                                   CLOSED

Tuesday 2 January 2018                                                  CLOSED

From Wednesday 3 January 2018                                   Open Normal Hours



Kerbside Recycling Collection:

Waipukurau : Monday 25 December 2017 and 1 January 2018 - No kerbside recycling collection.

Collection will be on Tuesday 26 December 2017 and 2January 2018.  Please ensure your recycling is out ready for collection by 7.30am as collection times will differ to normal due to extra trucks working.


Kerbside Rubbish Collection:

Collection days as per normal


Beaches Refuse Collection:

Please see the attached Beach Collection notices at the bottom of this page


Transfer Stations:

All transfer stations will be CLOSED on CHRISTMAS DAY and NEW YEAR’S DAY otherwise normal hours.

Waipawa Council Building: Monday - Friday, 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Usual Business hours for Other Council Facilities -

Central Hawke's Bay District Libraries - Waipawa Branch

Monday-Friday 10am-5pm & Saturdays 10am-12noon

Telephone: 06 857 8123

Central Hawke's Bay District Libraries - Waipukurau Branch

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm & Saturdays 10am-12noon

Telephone: 06 858 9154

When it comes to public holiday hours, the public will also be notified in the newspaper and on the public notices page of this website about the business hours for the specific holiday.

Waipawa Pool

Presently closed for consultation and renovation

Transfer Stations

Please refer to the Rubbish and Recycling page.

Beaches Refuse Collection

Please refer to the related documents at the bottom of this page for your beach collection notices


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