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Contact details for Central Hawke's Bay District Council.

For all Council enquiries including building and resource consents, rates, animal control or general business enquiries06 857 8060 (24 hour service),

Media Enquiries: and

Postal Address: PO Box 127, 28-32 Ruataniwha St, Waipawa 4240

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For COVID related information: click here Council Services and Facilities including FAQs

Facilities/ Services
Changes may occur during public holidays (see Public Holiday section) or COVID Alert Levels (see COVID-19)

Waipawa Council Office

28-32 Ruataniwha Street, Waipawa

06 857 8060 (24 hour service)

Council Facebook page

Monday - Friday 8am - 4.30pm


Postal Address for Council Office and Service Centres: PO Box 127, Waipawa 4240

Waipawa Library

64 High St, Waipawa 

06 857 8123

District Libraries Facebook page

  • Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm
  • Saturday 10am - 1pm

Knowledge & Learning Hub - Te Huinga Wai

4 Bogle Brothers Esplanade 

  • Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
  • Saturday 9am - 1pm


AA, Motor Vehicle and Drivers Licence inquiries

06 952 5668 (Waipukurau) or  0800 500 444

  • Monday - Friday 9am - 4.30pm
  • Saturday 9am - 12.30pm

Transfer Stations

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Rubbish Kerbside Collection






We would like to wish Central Hawke's Bay residents a safe and enjoyable King's Birthday weekend. For more information on our services and hours of operation over the long weekend please click on the image below.

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Refer back to this page for Council Services and Facilities on up-coming Public Holidays.

Waitangi Day Monday 6 February 2023
Good Friday Friday 7 April 2023
Easter Sunday Sunday 9 April 2023
ANZAC Day Tuesday 25 April 2023
King's Birthday Monday 5 June 2023
Hawke's Bay Anniv. Friday 20 October 2023
Labour Day Monday 23 October 2023
Christmas Day Monday 25 December 2023
Boxing Day Tuesday 26 December 2023

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