Christmas and New Years Holiday Hours


​​​​In the lead up to the end of the year, it becomes a busy time for all – both socially and professionally. So that you
can arrange your holiday period, see below the hours that our facilities will be operating over Christmas and
New Years.

An afterhours number will be available 24/7 if you need to report any concerns. Just call 03 307 7700.  


Rubbish and Recycling

The Ashburton and Rakaia Resource Recovery Parks will be closed on:
  • Sunday 25, Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 December 2016 for Christmas and; 
  • Sunday 1, Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 January 2017 for New Years
The Methven Green Waste drop off facility will be closed on:
  • Sunday 25 December 2016 for Christmas and Sunday 1 January 2017 for New Years
Rubbish and Recycling - Kerbside Collection
If your collection day is a Monday or Tuesday there will be a change for Christmas and New Year:
  • Collections normally scheduled for Monday 26 December 2016 and Monday 2 January 2017 will be collected on Friday 23 December and Friday 30 December, respectively
  • Collections normally scheduled for Tuesday 27 December 2016 and Tuesday 3 January 2017 will be collected on Wednesday 28 December and Wednesday 4 January, respectively
There are no changes to any other collections. Please ensure all rubbish and recycling is placed at kerbside by 
7.30am on collection day.​


Page reviewed: 04 Jan 2017 10:38am