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Week 1 begins Monday 14 January 2019

Service and operating hours for Christmas 2018 and New Year 2019

Christmas bells Council Offices 

For urgent issues during periods of closure please phone us on 07 862 8609 or 0800 734 834 (free from within the district). You may wish to log non-urgent issues with our FixIt - Service Request Online

  Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
   17 Dec  18 Dec  19 Dec 20 Dec  21 Dec 22 Dec 23 Dec
All Offices Normal hours     8:00am – 12 noon Closed Closed
  24 Dec 25 Dec 26 Dec 27 Dec 28 Dec 29 Dec 30 Dec
All Offices Closed Closed Closed 8:00am – 4:30pm 8:00am – 4:30pm Closed Closed
  31 Dec 1 Jan 2 Jan 3 Jan 4 Jan 5 Jan 6 Jan
All Offices Closed Closed Closed Back to normal hours  Closed Closed

Christmas bells Libraries

  Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
          21 Dec 22 Dec 23 Dec
Paeroa & Waihi Libraries Normal Hours 9:00am – 12 noon Closed Closed
Ngatea Library Normal Hours 8:00am – 12 noon Closed Closed
  24 Dec 25 Dec 26 Dec 27 Dec 28 Dec 29 Dec 30 Dec
Paeroa & Waihi Libraries Closed Closed Closed 10:00am – 4:30pm 9:30am – 5:30pm 9:30-12:30pm Closed
Ngatea Library Closed Closed Closed 8:00am – 4:30pm 8:00am – 4:30pm Closed Closed
  31 Dec 1 Jan 2 Jan 3 Jan 4 Jan 5 Jan 6 Jan
Paeroa & Waihi Libraries Closed Closed Closed 10:00am – 4:30pm Normal Hours
Ngatea Library Closed Closed Closed 8:00am – 4:30pm
Christmas bells Swimming Pools 
  Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
          21 Dec 22 Dec 23 Dec
Council swimming pools Normal Hours 6am-5:30pm 11am-5pm 11am-5pm
  24 Dec 25 Dec 26 Dec 27 Dec 28 Dec 29 Dec 30 Dec
 Council swimming pools 6am-5:30pm Closed 11am-5pm 6am-5:30pm 6am-5:30pm 11am-5pm 11am-5pm
  31 Dec 1 Jan 2 Jan 3 Jan 4 Jan 5 Jan 6 Jan
Council swimming pools 6am-5:30pm Closed 11am-5pm Normal Hours
Christmas bells Refuse Transfer Stations
  Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
          21 Dec 22 Dec 23 Dec
Paeroa 12:30pm - 5:30pm 12:30pm - 5:30pm Closed 12:30pm - 5:30pm 12:30pm - 5:30pm 12:30pm - 5:30pm 12:30pm - 5:30pm
Waihi 10:00am - 4:00pm Closed 10:00am - 4:00pm Closed 10:00am - 4:00pm 10:00am - 4:00pm 10:00am - 4:00pm
  24 Dec 25 Dec 26 Dec 27 Dec 28 Dec 29 Dec 30 Dec
Paeroa 12:30pm - 5:30pm Closed Closed 12:30pm - 5:30pm 12:30pm - 5:30pm 12:30pm - 5:30pm 12:30pm - 5:30pm
Waihi  10:00am - 4:00pm Closed Closed Closed 10:00am - 4:00pm 10:00am - 4:00pm 10:00am - 4:00pm
  31 Dec 1 Jan 2 Jan 3 Jan 4 Jan 5 Jan 6 Jan
Paeroa 12:30pm - 5:30pm Closed Closed 12:30pm - 5:30pm Normal Hours continue 12:30pm - 5:30pm
Waihi 10:00am - 4:00pm Closed Closed Closed Normal Hours continue 10:00am - 4:00pm

Christmas bells Kerbside Refuse & Recycling Collections - Unaffected on New Year 2019 week

Collections will be unaffected on New Year 2019 week and will occur on the usual day.

Extra collections for Whiritoa will commence Wednesday 27 Dec. Schedule available further below.

The timetable below shows the collection dates and what items will be collected.

Please remember to have your items out on the kerbside by 7:30 am.

Please help keep our rubbish collectors safe.

(* Denotes collection one day later than usual due to a public holiday.)

Township Collection Day  What to put out
Whiritoa Monday, 31 December Refuse bags and recycling
Wednesday, 2 January Refuse bags and glass
Saturday, 5 January Refuse bags and glass
Kerepehi, Turua Wednesday, 2 January Refuse bags and Recycling
Waitakaruru, Ngatea, Kaiaua Wednesday, 2 January Refuse bags only 
Waihi, Waikino Thursday, 3 January Refuse bags and Recycling

Karangahake, Mackaytown, 
Paeroa

Thursday, 3 January Refuse bags only
Christmas bells Whiritoa Refuse & Recycling Collections 

Extra collections will be held over the 2018/19 holiday period to cater for the increased holiday population.

(* Denotes collection one day later than usual due to a public holiday.) 

Township Collection Day What to put out
Whiritoa Monday, 31 December Refuse bags and recycling
Wednesday, 2 January Refuse bags and glass
Saturday, 5 January Refuse bags and glass
Monday, 7 January Refuse bags only
Wednesday, 9 January Refuse bags and glass
Saturday, 12 January Refuse bags and glass
Monday, 14 January Refuse bags and recycling
Wednesday, 16 January Refuse bags and glass
Saturday, 19 January Refuse bags and glass
Monday, 21 January Refuse bags only
Wednesday, 23 January Refuse bags and glass
Saturday, 26 January Refuse bags and glass
Tuesday, 29 January * Refuse bags and recycling
Thursday, 31 January * Refuse bags and glass
Saturday, 2 February Refuse bags and glass
Monday, 4 February Refuse bags only
Thursday, 7 February * Refuse bags and glass
Saturday, 9 February Refuse bags and glass

9 February is the last day of Whiritoa's extra collections. Collection days will be back to normal starting 11 February 2019.


Christmas bells Building and Resource Consent

If you submit a resource or building consent after Thursday 20 December 2018 it may take longer than usual to be processed due to the Christmas/ New Year break.

This is because under the Resource Management Act 1991 and the Building Act 2004, the statutory processing clock stops over Christmas and New Year.

In other words, the period between 20 December 2018 and 10 January 2019 is excluded from the 20 working day time-frame we are required to process consents within.

So if you are thinking about submitting a building or resource consent, it would be a good idea to get in touch with us to discuss your needs and avoid disappointments. 

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Christmas bells LIM (Land information Memorandum) Requests 

There may also be delays in the processing of LIM requests between 25 December 2018 and 15 January 2019.

This is because the period between these dates doesn’t count as working days in accordance with the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987.

Any request for a standard LIM must be received by Friday 7 December, in order to be issued before Christmas.

If a request is made after 7 December, you would need to apply for an Urgent LIM. Please note that any Urgent LIM request must be received by Tuesday 18 December 2018.

Note: There is an extra charge for an Urgent LIM

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