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Te Awamutu transfer station


Effective 1 July 2021

Categories Current rates (incl. GST)
Rubbish bags $10
Car boot (max 100kgs) $25
Vans, utes, station wagon $62
Small trailer $90
Large trailer / small trucks per load $140
Greenwaste: UTE half trailer $45
Greenwaste: standard domestic trailer $65
Greenwaste: standard trailer (caged) / tandem $80
Greenwaste: tandem (caged) / light truck $100
Fadge $15
Whiteware per item $20
Recycling (per drop off) $5


Acceptable waste:

  • General residential / commercial refuse
  • Greenwaste
  • Recycling: mixed plastics (grades 1,2 & 5 only), tins, cans, cardboard, paper, glass bottles, jars (no lids), scrap metal, untreated wood/ timber.


  • Asbestos
  • Dangerous goods such as; flammable liquids, flammable solids, poisons, pool chemicals and gas bottles
  • Explosives and fireworks
  • Agricultural residues or chemicals
  • Scrap motor cars
  • Animal by-products e.g. carcases, offal
  • Medical waste of any nature
  • Firearms
  • Radioactive materials


All persons under the age of 15 years to remain in vehicles at all times.

No hazardous waste accepted (restricted waste list available from the kiosk)

Enter at your own risk. No responsibility is accepted for any damage caused.

Transfer station details
0800 10 10 10
8 Daphne Street, Te Awamutu 3800


Day Opening hours
Monday - Saturday 8am - 4pm
Sunday Closed
Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, 2 January Closed
Matariki Closed