Our holiday hours and services


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 Friday 22 December until 8.30am Wednesday 3 January. An afterhours number will be available 24/7. Just call
307 7700.

Keep up with the latest Council news and service changes by following us on Facebook and Instagram, or download the Antenno app

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


Rubbish and Recycling - Holiday Collections 


Resource Recovery Parks

The Ashburton and Rakaia Resource Recovery Parks will be closed on Monday 25 December, 2017 and Monday 1 January, 2018.

Rubbish and Recycling - Kerbside Collection

ALL residents who receive kerbside collection for the weeks beginning December 25 and January 1 will have their bins and/or crate collected the day after their usual collection day.

  • Monday collections will be picked up on Tuesday
  • 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.

Page reviewed: 08 Jan 2018 8:46am