Refuse and Recycling Facilities
Due to Covid-19 there are changes to these services. Please click here for further information
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
This is a modern day lined landfill that complies with all necessary Resource Consent conditions. 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.
Location and Opening Hours of District Transfer Stations:
|Location of Waste Transfer Station||Monday||Tuesday||Wednesday||Thursday||Friday||Saturday||Sunday|
|Transfer Station at Waitomo District Landfill, Williams Street Te Kuiti.||Closed||Closed||9am - 4pm||9am - 4pm||9am - 4pm||9am - 4pm||9am - 4pm|
|Mine Road, Maniaiti / Benneydale.||9am - 1pm||Closed||9am - 1pm||Closed||Closed||8am - 12 noon||1pm - 5pm|
Corner of Te Waitere Rd and Harbour Rd, Kinohaku.
|9am - 1pm||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||12 noon - 4pm|
Manganui Road, Awakino.
(temporary change to opening hours)
|Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||12 noon - 4pm|
|Corner of Aria Rd and Kahuwera Rd, Piopio.||
8.30am - 4.30pm
|Closed||9am - 1pm||Closed||Closed||8am - 12 noon||1pm - 5pm|
|Marokopa Rd (approx 400m East of Village), Marokopa.||9am - 1pm||Closed||Closed||Closed||9am - 1pm||8am - 12 noon||10am - 2pm|