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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.

Collection day changes for Christmas

​Your usual collection day ​Your new collection day
​Monday 21 December 2020 No change
​Tuesday 22 December 2020 ​No change
Wednesday 23 December 2020 ​No change
​Thursday 24 December 2020 No change
Friday 25 December 2020 (Christmas Day) ​Saturday 26 December 2020 (Boxing Day)
Monday 28 December 2020 (Boxing Day observed)​No change
​Tuesday 29 December 2020​No change
​Wednesday 30 December 2020​No change
​Thursday 31 December 2020​No change
​Friday 1 January 2021 (New Years Day)​Saturday 2 January 2021
​Monday 4 January 2021 (Day after New Years Day observed)​Tuesday 5 January 2021
​​Tuesday 5 January 2021​Wednesday 6 January 2021
​Wednesday 6 January 2021​Thursday 7 January 2021
​​Thursday 7 January 2021​Friday 8 January 2021
​Friday 8 January 2021​Saturday 9 January 2021

All collections will return to normal on Monday 11 January.

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

Sign up for holiday reminders

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

Register now

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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