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Auckland Council

Public holiday collections

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Rubbish and recycling collections are usually a day later after a public holiday. There are some exceptions to this, particularly around Christmas.


Christmas and New Year

Although 26 December and 2 January are public holidays, collections will occur on both days.

To find out what day your rubbish will be collected over the holiday period, you can enter your address on the Rubbish and recycling collection day page.

Parnell and Newmarket

There are no changes to Thursday night rubbish collections for red-lidded wheelie bins.

Inner CBD

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

North Shore and Waitakere businesses

There are no kerbside rubbish collections on Christmas Day or New Year's Day. All other rubbish collections for businesses will remain on their usual day.

Business recycling collections are one day later.

Warkworth and Wellsford businesses

There are no changes to business recycling collections.

Orewa and Silverdale

Business recycling collections are one day later.

If you use a private rubbish collection or live in the former Rodney District

Contact your provider to ask about their holiday schedules.