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Report littering in a public place

Who to contact

If you see scattered loose rubbish, contact us to report the problem.

If you see litter on a State Highway or motorway, call NZ Transport Agency on 0800 4 HIGHWAYS (0800 44 44 49).

If you see litter on train tracks or within the rail corridor, contact Kiwi Rail:

If you witness littering in a public place:

What information you need to provide

Helpful information includes:

  • location, date and time
  • description of the rubbish
  • whether the rubbish is obstructing the road, causing danger to people, or contains hazardous material such as chemicals, oil or LPG
  • description of the offender
  • registration number of the offender's vehicle
  • description of the offender's vehicle.

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