Holiday season hours and services 2018

5/12/2018 12:00 a.m.

​​​Another year is coming to an end, and Ashburton District Council would like to wish everyone a happy and safe festive season. During this time, some Council services will be affected. The Council building will be closed from 1pm on Monday 24 December until 9am, Thursday 3 January. An afterhours number will be available 24/7. Just call 
307 7700.


Rubbish and Recycling Services

Resource Recovery Parks

The Ashburton and Rakaia Resource Recovery Parks will be closed on Tuesday 25 December, 2018 and Tuesday 1 January, 2019. The Rakaia Resource Recovery Park will also be closed Wednesday 26 December, 2018.

Rubbish and Recycling - Kerbside Collection

Residents who receive kerbside collection on or after December 25 and January 1 will have their bins and/or crate collected the day after their usual collection day that week. Monday collections will be unaffected.

  • Tuesday collections will be picked up Wednesday
  • Wednesday collections will be picked up Thursday
  • Thursday collections will be picked up Friday
  • Friday collections will be picked up Saturday

Please ensure all rubbish and recycling is placed at the kerbside by 7.30am on collection day.​


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Have a great holiday, and we look forward to seeing you in the New Year!​​​

Page reviewed: 14 Jan 2019 9:57am