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COVID-19 Council Services

Our services at Orange settings.

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Do you have a Council related problem that requires attention?

Kerbside Collections

Week 2 begins Monday 17 January 2022

Total Watering Ban

Paeroa, Karangahake, Mackaytown

We Need To Talk

See the topics we're consulting on...

Tirohia Landfill Resource Consent

View information about this application.

New mining proposals

OceanaGold presents proposal to extend mining life in Waihi to 2037 and beyond

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COVID-19 Orange settings

Full kerbside rubbish and recycling collections with yellow Council bags, recycling in wheelie bins, and glass in crates, will continue.

Refuse transfer stations will be open at their usual times. Scanning the Covid code or signing in and wearing a mask on site is mandatory, unless you can provide an exemption certificate. All payments are by Eftpos or Paywave only.

See more information about rubbish and all Council services

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Refuse transfer stations are closed on public holidays.

Kerbside collections will occur on the normal days over Christmas and New Year but will a day later for Auckland Anniversary and Waitangi public holiday weeks. Extra collections will be held for Whiritoa.

View more information in the following schedule: Refuse transfer stations operating times and kerbside collections during public holidays 


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Kerbside Collections

Rubbish is collected weekly and recycling is collected fortnightly in urban areas.

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What goes in my recycling bin?

Clean plastic, grades 1 and 2; clean tins/cans, paper and cardboard...

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Rubbish Disposal Sites

Transfer Stations at Paeroa and Waihi, opening hours and charges.

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Collection Calendar

Check on your recycling week and public holiday collections.

Fees and Charges

User fees and charges for rubbish disposal at our two refuse transfer stations. 

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Ways to Reduce Waste

See what you can do to reduce your household waste.

Let's Talk Rubbish

Learn more about why recycling, the benefits of recycling and what happens  once it's collected.

Waste Management and Minimisation Plan

The joint plan sets out how we are going to work together to manage waste over the next ten years.

Solid Waste Bylaw

Our bylaw is about keeping the public and contractors safe, and minimising nuisance from kerbside rubbish and recycling.


New Zealand’s sustainable solution for the recycling of farm plastics such as containers, drums, IBCs and bags.

Reuse Centres

For information about Waihi's E-waste Recycling Depot and Paeroa's Reuse Centre.

Love Food Hate Waste

We're proud to be part of the national Love Food Hate Waste NZ campaign.