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Transfer Stations Refuse Centres. Rubbish Dumps, Landfill, Drop Off Centres.Where to dump rubbish not covered by kerbside collection. Opening hours

Rubbish and Recycling Facilities

There are four Transfer Stations in Central Hawke's Bay, located in Waipukurau, Waipawa, Porangahau and Takapau. For operational hours and details of what is accepted at each Transfer Station refer to the table below or for more information on fees and volumes go here.

There are also Drop off Centres at Waipukurau, Waipawa, Porangahua, Otane, Tikokino, Ongaonga and Takapau.

Refer to the table below for specific hours of operation.

For operational hours during Public Holidays please click  here


Rubbish Recycling Covid Level 1


The District landfill at 806 Farm Rd in Waipukurau is only open to commercial operators and contractors with a landfill tag.

It is not open to the public. The landfill is open from Monday to Friday from 7.30am to 2.30pm, accessible only with a landfill tag.

Users must allow enough time to ensure they vacate the site before closing time. Anyone wishing to gain access to the landfill outside of the operational hours must contact CHB District Council on 06-857-8060.

The Landfill is closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day.

Work may continue up to 9.00pm for equipment and site maintenance, provided consent conditions are not breached.

For information on the Leachate to Land project see here

Landfill Weighbridge

At the Landfill, all customers drive onto the weighbridge, use their tag in accordance with the instructions onsite, have their load weight recorded which will then be invoiced accordingly and self unload.

Landfill Tags

Landfill tags are available at the Council offices in Waipawa. A Landfill tag application form must be completed. Please note that the applicant business must have an account with Council before a tag will be issued

Terms and conditions of landfill useage:

The applicant uses the landfill at their own risk. Neither Council nor the landfill operators will be held responsible for any damage to vehicles and equipment on the site. Any abuse of the conditions will result in a request for immediate return of the tag and the revocation of the tag holder's privileges.

Central Hawkes Bay Transfer Stations

Central Hawkes Bay Transfer Stations


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