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ANZAC Day Collections - Thu, 25 Apr 2024 Updates and Changes 

Gisborne Region

ANZAC Day collections - all residential collections will be as normal  

  • Update on kerbside collections

      • Only plastics 1 (PET), 2 (HDPE) and 5 (PP) will be collected at kerbside.
      • Recycling products must be clean and free of residue.
      • Paper should be bundled up securely and cardboard stacked inside bins or excess large cardboard tied up flat (maximum of 1m x 1m) and left under the bin.
      • Glass should be separated where possible in a separate GDCapproved bin.
      • Rubbish bags should not exceed 20kgs (4x stickers) 1 sticker for every 5kg of weight up to 20kgs.


      • Recycling and rubbish must be kerbside by 7.00am on your allocated collection day.
      • Ensure all plastic and tin lids are removed and placed in your rubbish bag.
      • All recycling must be clean with no food or drink residue in it.
      • Please put ripped paper and receipts inside an empty cardboard box ( eg: cereal box).
      • Loose paper tends to fly around in the street.
      • Remember – if it has had chemicals or fuels in it, it will not be accepted.

Transfer stations in your region

Pricing and other details
  • Gisborne recycle & refuse transfer station

    Opening hours
    Monday - Friday
    7.30am - 4.30pm
    Saturday - Sunday
    9.30am - 3.30pm
    Public holidays
    Open 9.30am - 3.30pm
    Christmas Day , New Years Day, Good Friday
    Transfer station details
    75 Innes St, Awapuni
    0800 10 10 10

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