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Your Rubbish and Recycling Services

Kerbside Collections

Rubbish and recycling kerbside collections are available on the days and locations listed below:

  • Monday: Waipukurau (Pink Zone)
  • Tuesday: Waipukurau (Yellow Zone)
  • Wednesday: Waipawa
  • Thursday: Otāne, Takapau, Tikokino, Ongaonga

Place your Council recycling crates and rubbish bags kerbside by 7.30am on your collection day. There are three crates: red for glass recycling, black for plastics (1,2 & 5) and cans, teal for cardboard and paper. Recyclables must be clean and lids/tops removed (for rubbish)

Wheelie Bins

Council has paused the implementation of wheelie bins for kerbside refuse collection while it assesses priorities in light of Cyclone Gabriel's effects and also awaits for Central Government to provide clarification on future waste-related policies.

 For more information relating to Environmental Waste, please feel free to ask Council Solid Waste team.

Waipukurau - Pink & Yellow Zones

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Rural Recycling Trailer Service


Two mobile recycling trailers operate in our rural communities where Drop-Off Centres and kerbside collections are unavailable. The rural trailers operate from 8am to 4pm during the week on the following days and locations:

  • Monday & Tuesday: Elsthorpe Hall and Argyll Hall
  • Wednesday:  Omakere Hall
  • Thursday & Friday: Sherwood School and Flemington School

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