Kerbside Rubbish Collection
Official CHBDC refuse bags (yellow 35 litre & lime green 60 litre) should be placed at the kerbside by 7.30am on collection day except at Blackhead, Te Paerahi & Porangahau Beaches (Check the Beach Rubbish Collection General Information for details). Bags can also be disposed of for free at any of the district's transfer stations. Only yellow and lime green official CHBDC rubbish bags will be collected. Please do not use any other sort.
Bags can be purchased through the following outlets: ( there are two sizes of bag)
- Council Offices - Ruataniwha St Waipawa
- Libraries - Waipukurau & Waipawa
- New World - Waipukurau & Waipawa
- Countdown - Waipukurau
- Mitre 10 - Waipukurau
- Onga Onga General Store
- Otane General Store
- Takapau Community Foodmarket
- Beach rubbish contractors (Contact Council for details)
- Mangakuri - Mark Williams
This also includes the cost of collection on rubbish days, or FREE disposal at any of the district's transfer stations.
Kerbside Collection Days
BEACH Rubbish Collections General Information
Persons dumping rubbish are in breach of Central Hawke's Bay District Council Solid Waste Bylaw. There is a maximum fine of up to $20,000 for anyone convicted of an offence under this Bylaw.
Please help keep Central Hawke's Bay Beautiful and litter free. For more information on specific beach and town locations rubbish collections please refer to the menu on the left hand side of this webpage.
Your rubbish collection day is every Sunday afternoon
Bags should be left outside the property on the kerb / roadside before 4.00pm.
Your rubbish collection day is normally every Monday
Bags should be left outside the property on the kerb / roadside before 7.30am.
Your rubbish collection day is every Thursday
Bags should be left outside the property on the kerb / roadside before 10.00am on Thursdays and 5.00pm on Sundays
Commercial properties will receive a service similar to residential properties. If commercial properties produce more waste, then they will have to make private collection or disposal arrangements. Collection days are the same as for residential collections.