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Midtown Transfer Station

The Midtown Refuse Transfer Station is a cash-free site, Eftpos and credit card transactions only.

Prices - 2023

All prices include GST.

Description General waste Garden waste Recycling drop off
Bag - up to 60L $10.50 up to 50 Litres $8.00  
Wheelie bin $27.50 $15.00  
Garden waste fadge   $14.00  
Cardboard drop off     $15.00
Recycle drop off     $15.00
Car/trailer/ute/van/truck $350.00 per tonne $180.00 per tonne  
Car/trailer/ute/van/truck - minimum charge $94.24 up to 280kg $47.00 up to 280kg  
Whiteware $40.00 per unit    
Care tyres no rims $40.00 per tyre    
Weigh only $15.00    
Weigh gross & tare $18.00    



  • All other waste streams - price on asking
  • All prices include GST
  • No hazardous waste accepted  
Transfer station details
0800 10 10 10
14 Liffiton Street, Gonville, Whanganui 4500


Day Opening hours
Monday - Saturday 8am - 4.30pm
Sunday 9am - 4pm
Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Day after New Year's Day, Good Friday CLOSED


Restricted waste

Please not that certain types of waste may not be acceptable at this facility. 

If you are unsure if your waste materials are accepted at this site please enquire at the weighbridge office before dropping it off. The removal of unloaded and abandoned restricted waste from this site may incur a cost to the person or company responsible for unloading it. WM New Zealand reserves the right to inspect all loads and reject any load, or part thereof, deemed by staff as unacceptable for disposal at this site. A detailed list of restricted waste items is available on request at the Weighbridge Office

Customers are advised to carefully consider the most suitable, safe and cost effective container to be used when disposing of waste as minimum charges will be applied at the transfer station.

General Household and Commercial waste - Ask our weighbridge staff about batteries, oils, asbestos, gas cylinders, tyres, paint, e-waste, and whiteware for the appropriate drop of points on site.

Green Waste – Please note that green waste cannot contain flax, phoenix palm fronds/cabbage tree/leaves, stumps, tree limbs over 100mm diameter, vines, gorse, agapanthus, and other noxious plants. Netting, string/ twine/ wire, steel poles/ stakes, rubbish, hard fill/ clean fill/ concrete/ rocks.

Clean Fill – Public and commercial customers are asked to ensure they separate clean fill waste from other waste materials. Clean fill cannot contain organic material such as wood, trees, branches, weeds or rubbish, glass, rubber, plastics, metal or exposed steel.

Contaminated green waste, clean fill and recycling material may have to be treated as general waste and charged accordingly or removed from site by the customer.


Customer Notices

Customers enter at their own risk, no responsibility is accepted for any damage however caused.

Customers must be wearing covered shoes when on-site.

Persons under the age of 15 years and family pets must remain in vehicles at all times.

There is a 5km/h speed limit while on site.

For safety reasons customers are asked not to drive over the vehicle stops in front of the pit edge.

WM New Zealand also reserves the right to refuse admission.