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Waste Free CHB Events

Let's work together and be Waste Free CHB!

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Throughout the year, Central Hawke’s Bay District Council will be organising Waste Free CHB Events across our district, providing local residents with opportunities to reduce, reuse and recycle their waste and minimising what is sent to landfill. Keep an eye out on this page for upcoming Waste Free CHB events and see how you can get involved.

Let’s work together and be Waste Free CHB.

Clean Up Week Events in Central Hawke's Bay

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Adopt your part of the Bay

If you’re part of a community group, family or business, or are an individual who wants to make a positive impact, consider registering as a ‘Tidy Kiwi Leader’. This involves taking responsibility for cleaning up or beautifying a local area or street in Central Hawke’s Bay between 16 - 30 September. You can organise a team of volunteers to participate in the event with you. 

Once registered, Council can provide bags for litter removal, gloves, hi-vis gear, equipment to assist with litter collection and free disposal of the waste collected during the event. Please email Robert or Themba, or phone us on 06 857 8060 if you require resources or support.

 Info Sheet

Register to be a Tidy Kiwi Leader

Lead the clean up of a street or area in Central Hawke's Bay and get others on board.

Register here


Registered events happening in Central Hawke's Bay

Local groups, families and individuals have adopted parts of the Bay. Get in touch if you want to adopt a part of the Bay or join in the events below.

Clean Up Event Date Details

Mt Herbert Road, Waipukurau

Saturday 16 Sept, 9am - 11am

Starting at the Waipukurau Recycling Centre at 9am, the focus will be on the surrounding area, entrance to the transfer station and along Mt Herbert Road (between #150-210). 

Church Street, Waipawa

Saturday 16 Sept

A local family is organising a clean up.

Pukehou area

Saturday 16 Sept

Pukehou community are organising a clean up of the local area.

Stopbank around Waipawa Bridge 

Saturday 16 Sept - Saturday 23 Sept

A local individual is keen to tidy up the stopbank area.

SH2 -  Waipawa to Waipukurau

Throughout Clean Up Week

A local family will be tidying up the stretch of SH2 between our two townships at various times throughout September.

Tamumu Road & part of Pourerere Road

Friday 22 Sept,


Baron Contractors are organising the clean up.

Waverly Street, Waipawa

Friday 29 Sept, 11am

Te RangiHaeta Oranga

Keep NZ Beautiful

Community groups, families, businesses and individuals can also arrange their own special event via the Keep NZ Beautiful website and encourage others to get involved, visit here



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