Refuse and Recycling Facilities
We provide Waste Transfer Stations for the disposal of refuse and recycling, in the communities of Maniaiti/ Benneydale, Piopio, Marokopa, Kinohaku, Mokau/Awakino and a fully consented Landfill in Te Kuiti.
Public recycling stations are located at:
- Waitomo Village adjacent to the playground on Waitomo Caves Road.
- Piopio at Kara Park (shown below).
- Mokau village.
- Marokopa Transfer Station.
Waitomo District Landfill
Payment options: Cash, cheque and eftpos. Large volumes of recyclables can be disposed of at the Landfill recycling area.
Waste items including paper and cardboard, glass bottles (green, clear and brown) and plastic (types 1 and 2) are collected for recycling.
The Re-use shop allows for the storage of household items that are in good condition and are available for purchase by the public.
*** During Alert Level 2 our transfer stations are open, but with reduced hours click here for updated hours ***
Location and Opening Hours of District Transfer Stations:
|Location of Waste Transfer Station||Monday||Tuesday||Wednesday||Thursday||Friday||Saturday||Sunday|
|Closed||Closed||9am - 4pm||9am - 4pm||9am - 4pm||9am - 4pm||9am - 4pm|
|Maniaiti / Benneydale
|9am - 1pm||Closed||9am - 1pm||Closed||Closed||8am - 12 noon||1pm - 5pm|
|9am - 1pm||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||12 noon - 4pm|
(temporary change to opening hours)
|Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||12 noon - 4pm|
Corner of Aria Rd and Kahuwera Rd
8.30am - 4.30pm
|Closed||9am - 1pm||Closed||Closed||8am - 12 noon||1pm - 5pm|
(approx 400m east of village)
|9am - 1pm||Closed||Closed||Closed||9am - 1pm||8am - 12 noon||10am - 2pm|