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Gisborne 2022 Public Holiday Service Information

Public holiday Collection day
Good Friday 15 April Collections as usual
Easter Monday 18 April Collections as usual
Anzac Day 25 April Collections as usual
Matariki 24 June Collections as usual


  • Only plastics 1 (PET), 2 (HDPE) and 5 (PP) will be collected at kerbside.
  • Recycling products must be clean and free of residue.
  • Paper should be bundled up securely and carboard stacked inside bins or excess large cardboard tied up flat (maximum of 1m x 1m) and left under bin.
  • Glass should be seperated out where possible in a separate GDC approved bin.
  • Rubbish bags should not exceed 20kgs (4x stickers) - 1 sticker for every 5kg of weight upto 20kgs.


  • Recycling and rubbish must be kerbside by 7am on your allocated collection day.
  • Ensure all plastic and tin lids are removed and placed in your rubbish bag.
  • All recycling must be clean with no food or drink residue in it.
  • Please put ripped paper and reciepts inside an empty carboard box ( eg: cereal box). Loose paper tends to fly around in the street.
  • Remember – if it has had chemicals or fuels in it, it will not be accepted.

Transfer stations in your region

Pricing and other details
  • Gisborne recycle & refuse transfer station

    Opening hours
    Monday - Friday
    7.30am - 4.30pm
    Saturday - Sunday
    9.30am - 3.30pm
    Public holidays
    Open 9.30am - 3.30pm
    Christmas Day, New Years Day, Good Friday
    Transfer station details
    75 Innes St, Awapuni
    0800 10 10 10

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