Rubbish and recycling stations

Find opening times, disposal costs and locations for your nearest rubbish and recycling station.

You can use our recycling and disposal guide to help with the reuse, recycling and safe disposal options for everyday products and household items.

Re:Sort - central Whangārei

Location

201 Kioreroa Road, Whangārei

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Days and hours of operation (summer)

  • Monday:  7:30am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday:  7:30am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday:  7:30am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday:  7:30am - 5:00pm
  • Friday:  7:30am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Sunday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Public holidays

Re:Sort is closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday (Easter). It is open on all other public holidays.

Costs

We do not set the charges for the Re:Sort Centre.  The centre is owned and operated by a joint venture company, Northland Regional Landfill Limited Partnership.

Current charges can be viewed by on the Northland Waste website.

Re:Sort Centre (northlandwaste.co.nz)

Re:Sort accepts waste by the bag, trailer or truck load. Save money by separating your waste first and recycling what you can.

You can use our recycling and disposal guide to help with the reuse, recycling and safe disposal options for everyday products and household items.

A to Z recycling and disposal guide

Hikurangi transfer station

Location

The road to Waro Reserve at 102 King Street, Hikurangi

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Days and hours of operation (summer)

  • Monday:  8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Tuesday:  8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Wednesday:  8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Thursday:  8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Friday:  8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Saturday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Public holidays

Hikurangi Transfer Station is closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday (Easter). It is open on all other public holidays.

Costs

Charges are based on the volume of rubbish being disposed. Recycling is free. 

Some waste items like tyres, televisions and whiteware, have a special charge to cover the cost of appropriate disposal or recycling.

View the charges for rubbish disposal here:

Rubbish disposal fees

What waste can I take here?

General waste is accepted here by the bag, car boot load or trailer load. Save money by separating your recycling from your waste first.

Large loads of rubbish (for example truckloads or large skip bins) can't be accepted here. They can be taken to Re:Sort in central Whangārei.

A to Z recycling and disposal guide

What waste is not accepted here?

  • Hazardous waste
  • Waste oil

View our A to Z recycling and disposal guide to find out where you can take your hazardous waste and waste oil.

Hazardous waste and waste oil

Kōkopu transfer station

Location

off Kōkopu Road close to the junction with Kōkopu Block Road

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Days and hours of operation (summer)

  • Monday:  closed
  • Tuesday: closed
  • Wednesday:  7:30am - 4:30pm
  • Thursday: closed
  • Friday: closed
  • Saturday:  7:30am - 4:30pm
  • Sunday:  7:30am - 4:30pm

Kōkopu transfer station is closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday (Easter). It is open on all other public holidays.

Costs

Charges are based on the volume of rubbish being disposed. Recycling is free. 

Some waste items like tyres, televisions and whiteware, have a special charge to cover the cost of appropriate disposal or recycling.

View the charges for rubbish disposal here:

Rubbish disposal fees

What waste can I take here?

General waste is accepted here by the bag, car boot load or trailer load. Save money by separating your recycling from your waste first.

Large loads of rubbish (for example truckloads or large skip bins) can't be accepted here. They can be taken to Re:Sort in central Whangārei.

A to Z recycling and disposal guide

What waste is not accepted here?

  • Hazardous waste
  • Waste oil

View our A to Z recycling and disposal guide to find out where you can take your hazardous waste and waste oil.

Hazardous waste and waste oil

Ngunguru transfer station

Location

At the junction of Tongatu Road and Ngunguru Road

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Days and hours of operation (summer)

  • Monday:  8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Tuesday:  8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Wednesday:  8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Friday:  8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Saturday:  8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Sunday:  8:00am - 1:00pm

Ngunguru transfer station is closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday (Easter). It is open on all other public holidays.

Costs

Charges are based on the volume of rubbish being disposed. Recycling is free. 

Some waste items like tyres, televisions and whiteware, have a special charge to cover the cost of appropriate disposal or recycling.

View the charges for rubbish disposal here:

Rubbish disposal fees

What waste can I take here?

General waste is accepted here by the bag, car boot load or trailer load. Save money by separating your recycling from your waste first.

Large loads of rubbish (for example truckloads or large skip bins) can't be accepted here. They can be taken to Re:Sort in central Whangārei.

A to Z recycling and disposal guide

What waste is not accepted here?

  • Hazardous waste
  • Waste oil

View our A to Z recycling and disposal guide to find out where you can take your hazardous waste and waste oil.

Hazardous waste and waste oil

Ōakura transfer station

Location:

At the end of Wharua Road, Ōakura

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Days and hours of operation (summer)

  • Monday:  8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Wednesday:  8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Friday:  8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Saturday:  10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sunday:  10:00am - 4:30pm

Ōakura transfer station is closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday (Easter). It is open on all other public holidays.

Costs

Charges are based on the volume of rubbish being disposed. Recycling is free. 

Some waste items like tyres, televisions and whiteware, have a special charge to cover the cost of appropriate disposal or recycling.

View the charges for rubbish disposal here:

Rubbish disposal fees

What waste can I take here?

General waste is accepted here by the bag, car boot load or trailer load. Save money by separating your recycling from your waste first.

Large loads of rubbish (for example truckloads or large skip bins) can't be accepted here. They can be taken to Re:Sort in central Whangārei.

A to Z recycling and disposal guide

What waste is not accepted here?

  • Hazardous waste
  • Waste oil

View our A to Z recycling and disposal guide to find out where you can take your hazardous waste and waste oil.

Hazardous waste and waste oil

Ruatangata transfer station

Location

Off Knight Road near the junction with Pipīwai Road, Ruatangata

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Days and hours of operation (summer)

  • Monday:  closed
  • Tuesday:  7:30am - 12:30pm
  • Wednesday:  closed
  • Thursday:  7:30am - 12:30pm
  • Friday:  closed 
  • Saturday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Ruatangata transfer station is closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday (Easter). It is open on all other public holidays.

Costs

Charges are based on the volume of rubbish being disposed. Recycling is free. 

Some waste items like tyres, televisions and whiteware, have a special charge to cover the cost of appropriate disposal or recycling.

View the charges for rubbish disposal here:

Rubbish disposal fees

What waste can I take here?

General waste is accepted here by the bag, car boot load or trailer load. Save money by separating your recycling from your waste first.

Large loads of rubbish (for example truckloads or large skip bins) can't be accepted here. They can be taken to Re:Sort in central Whangārei.

A to Z recycling and disposal guide

What waste is not accepted here?

  • Hazardous waste
  • Waste oil

View our A to Z recycling and disposal guide to find out where you can take your hazardous waste and waste oil.

Hazardous waste and waste oil

Tauraroa transfer station

Location

off Tauraroa Road between Omana and Waiotira Road

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Days and hours of operation (summer)

  • Monday:  closed
  • Tuesday:  1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday:  closed
  • Thursday:  closed
  • Friday:  1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Saturday:  8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday:  8:00am - 5:00pm

Tauraroa transfer station is closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday (Easter). It is open on all other public holidays.

Costs

Charges are based on the volume of rubbish being disposed. Recycling is free. 

Some waste items like tyres, televisions and whiteware, have a special charge to cover the cost of appropriate disposal or recycling.

View the charges for rubbish disposal here:

Rubbish disposal fees

What waste can I take here?

General waste is accepted here by the bag, car boot load or trailer load. Save money by separating your recycling from your waste first.

Large loads of rubbish (for example truckloads or large skip bins) can't be accepted here. They can be taken to Re:Sort in central Whangārei.

A to Z recycling and disposal guide

What waste is not accepted here?

  • Hazardous waste
  • Waste oil

View our A to Z recycling and disposal guide to find out where you can take your hazardous waste and waste oil.

Hazardous waste and waste oil

Uretiti transfer station

Location

Tip Road, Waipū

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Days and hours of operation (summer)

  • Monday:  8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Tuesday:  8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Wednesday:  8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Thursday:  8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Friday:   8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Saturday:  8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Uretiti transfer station is closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday (Easter). It is open on all other public holidays.

Costs

Charges are based on the volume of rubbish being disposed. Recycling is free. 

Some waste items like tyres, televisions and whiteware, have a special charge to cover the cost of appropriate disposal or recycling.

View the charges for rubbish disposal here:

Rubbish disposal fees

What waste can I take here?

General waste is accepted here by the bag, car boot load or trailer load. Save money by separating your recycling from your waste first.

Large loads of rubbish (for example truckloads or large skip bins) can't be accepted here. They can be taken to Re:Sort in central Whangārei.

A to Z recycling and disposal guide

What waste is not accepted here?

  • Hazardous waste
  • Waste oil

View our A to Z recycling and disposal guide to find out where you can take your hazardous waste and waste oil.

Hazardous waste and waste oil