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Rotorua Transfer Station

Rotorua Transfer Station situated on the corner of Te Ngae Rd & Hamiora Place (228 - 230 Te Ngae Road - 6 Hamiora Place, Ngapuna) is a purpose built facility open to the public for the disposal of general waste, garden waste and recycling.

Conveniently located the Transfer Station provides a clean, tidy environment for people to drop off their waste indoors and sheltered from all weather conditions.

Also providing recycling location to accept   - Cardboard, paper, aluminium and steel cans, glass bottles and jars. We are currently only accepting plastics grade 1,2 & 5 i.e. bottles and containers marked with 1,2 & 5 inside the triangle.

Please note: we will no longer accept cash payments on-site.


Description Recycle Refuse Green
Refuse bags 60L (limit of three bags up to 10kgs each)   $5.50  
Glass bottles, tin cans, plastic containers, paper and cardboard $3.00    
Whiteware appliance $10.00    
Car/station wagon   $26.00 (over 100kgs - tonne rate applies) $26.00
Single axle trailer/van/ute (up to 250kg)   $65.50 (over 250kg tonne rate applies) $45.00 (over 350kg tonne rate applies)
General truck - per tonne (minimum charge applies)   $265.00 (minimum charge $65.50) $97.50 (minimum charge $45)
All vehicles test weight only   $10.00  


  • Cleanfill/ hardfill
  • Tyres
  • Asbestos
  • Dangerous goods such as; flammable liquids, flammable solids, poisons, pool chemicals, gas bottles
  • Explosives and fireworks
  • Agricultural residues or chemicals
  • Scrap motor cars
  • Animal by-products e.g. carcases, offal
  • Medical waste of any nature
  • Firearms
  • Radioactive materials



  • An adult must supervise children at all times on site.
  • No hazardous waste is accepted (restricted waste list available from the kiosk).
  • Enter at your own risk, no responsibility is accepted for any damage caused.
Transfer station details
0800 10 10 10
6 Hamiora Place, Ngapuna, Rotorua 3010


Day Opening hours
Monday - Saturday 7.30am - 4.30pm
Sunday 9.30am - 4.00pm
Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day, Day after New Year's Day