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Kerbside Collection Service

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We provide a weekly Kerbside Collection Service for the communities of Te Kuiti, Piopio, Mokau/Awakino and Waitomo ward and Village.

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

Place your refuse and recycling on the kerbside by 8am on the day of collection.

Blue rubbish bags can be purchased from our WDC Office, the Landfill, Waste Transfer Stations, Te Kuiti New World, Te Kuiti SuperValue, Waitomo Caves Visitor Information Centre, Piopio Superette, Benneydale Food Store, Whitebait Inn Mokau, Patels Mini Market, and Mokau Museum and Gallery.   You can put out as many Council rubbish bags as you like, but rubbish in unofficial bags won’t be collected. 

WDC's official rubbish bag is blue
  • Broken glass must be well wrapped in newspaper. 

  • No hazardous waste.

  • Weight of full bag should not exceed 15kg. 

  • Do not place sharp objects or hot ashes in the rubbish bag.

Properties that receive the Kerbside Collection Service are provided with a Green Bin for recycling.  Only this green bin can be used for this service.The Green Bin is for residential quantities of recycling: 

WDC's official green bin for recycling
  • clean paper and flattened cardboard (stack inside or next to bin).

  • clean cans and tins.

  • clean plastics that have the recycling triangle 1 or 2 on them. No lids please.

  • empty, clean glass bottles and jars that have had food or drink in them.

Commercial volumes of recycling must be taken to the Landfill or Transfer Stations.

For more information please phone Customer Services on 0800 932 4357, or email info@waitomo.govt.nz