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Public holiday collections

Rubbish, recycling and food scraps collections will be one day later than usual after a public holiday, with some exceptions.

You can use our collection day search to check the collection date for a specific address.

Remember all rubbish, recycling bins and bags and food scraps bins (if applicable) are to be placed out before 7am on your collection day.

Collection day changes for Auckland Anniversary and Waitangi Day

​Your usual collection day ​Your new collection day
Monday 30 January 2023
(Auckland Anniversary Day)
Tuesday 31 January 2023
​Tuesday 31 January 2023 Wednesday 1 February 2023
Wednesday 1 February 2023 Thursday 2 February 2023
​Thursday 2 February 2023 Friday 3 February 2023
​Friday 3 February 2023 ​Saturday 4 February 2023
Monday 6 February 2023
(Waitangi Day)
​Tuesday 7 February 2023
​Tuesday 7 February 2023 Wednesday 8 February 2023
​Wednesday 8 February 2023 ​Thursday 9 February 2023
​Thursday 9 February 2023 ​Friday 10 February 2023
​Friday 10 February 2023 ​Saturday 11 February 2023

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This service is available for our rubbish, recycling and food scrap collections.


Exceptions to day later rule

Private rubbish collections

Contact your provider to ask about their holiday schedules.

Aotea / Great Barrier Island

All council kerbside collections will be collected one day later.

Former Rodney District

Contact your rubbish collection provider to ask about their holiday schedules.

Warkworth and Wellsford businesses

There are no changes to business recycling collections.

Ōrewa and Silverdale

Business recycling collections are one day later.

North Shore and Waitākere businesses

There are no changes to evening kerbside rubbish bin collections. Business recycling collections are one day later.

City centre

There are no changes to kerbside collections for rubbish bags, recycling bags, and paper and cardboard.

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