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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 Christmas and New Year's Day

​Your usual collection day ​Your new collection day
​Monday 27 December 2021 (Christmas Day observed) Tuesday  28 December 2021 (Boxing Day observed)
​Tuesday 28 December 2021 (Boxing Day observed) Wednesday 29 December 2021
Wednesday 29 December 2021 Thursday 30 December 2021
​Thursday 30 December 2021 Friday 31 December 2021
​Friday 31 December 2021​Saturday 1 January 2022 (New Year's Day)
Monday 3 January 2022 (New Year's Day observed) ​Tuesday 4 January 2022
​Tuesday 4 January 2022​Wednesday 5 January 2022
​Wednesday 5 January 2022​Thursday 6 January 2022
​Thursday 6 January 2022​Friday 7 January 2022
​Friday 7 January 2022​Saturday 8 January 2022

All collections will return to normal on Monday 10 January 2022.

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You can sign up to receive text reminders about changes to your collection day.

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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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