Council Services during COVID-19 Alert Level 2

Our services return to normal under Alert Level 1

Te Kuiti i-SITE
Will open on Tuesday 16 June 2020. 

It's new temporary hours are:
Tuesday to Friday, 9am - 3pm


A reminder of our usual operating hours:

Customer Services
Our office is open Monday - Tuesday: 8.00am - 5.00pm,
Wednesday 9.00am - 5.00pm,
Thursday - Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm

Our team are available 24/7 by calling (07) 878 0800 or you can email us at


Waitomo District Library
Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm
Saturday 9.30am to 12.30pm.
You can call the library on (07) 878 1028, or email:


Rubbish and Recycling Services

We're operating as normal. Please place your bag on the kerbside by 8am on the day of collection.

  • Te Kuiti’s collection is every Friday.
  • Piopio, Mokau, Awakino and the Waitomo ward and Village collection is every Tuesday.

Official blue bags can be purchased from Te Kuiti New World, SuperValue, Piopio Superette, Whitebait Inn Mokau, and Benneydale Food market.


Waste Transfer Stations - Opening Hours


Open on:

Te Kuiti


Monday and Tuesday CLOSED

Wednesday to Sunday 9am – 4pm

Piopio Transfer Station

Monday 8.30am - 4.30pm

Wednesday 9am - 1pm

Saturday 8am - 12 noon

Sunday 1pm – 5pm

Kinohaku Transfer Station

Monday 9am – 1pm

Sunday 12 noon - 4pm

Marokopa  Transfer Station

Monday 9am - 1pm

Friday 9am - 1pm

Saturday 8am - 12 noon  

Sunday 10am – 2pm

Benneydale Transfer Station

Monday 9am -1pm

Wednesday 9am - 1pm

Saturday 8am - 12 noon  

Sunday 1pm – 5pm

Awakino Transfer Station

Sunday 12 noon to 4pm


Parks, playgrounds, public toilets and our holiday parks are all open.


For further information on Alert Level 1 visit the COVID-19 website