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Public holiday collections

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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 Auckland Anniversary Day

​Your usual collection day ​​Your new collection day
Monday 27 January ​​Tuesday 28 January
​Tuesday 28 January ​​Wednesday 29 January
​Wednesday 29 January ​Thursday 30 January
​​Thursday 30 January ​​Friday 31 January
​Friday 31 January ​​Saturday 1 February

All collections will return to normal on Monday 3 February.

Collection day changes for Waitangi Day

​Your usual collection day ​​Your new collection day
​Monday 3 February ​​No change
​Tuesday 4 February ​​No change
​Wednesday 5 February ​No change
​​Thursday 6 February ​​Friday 7 February
​Friday 7 February ​​Saturday 8 February

All collections will return to normal on Monday 10 February.

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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 for Auckland Anniversary Day. There are no changes to kerbside collection for Waitangi Day.

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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