Council’s vision for waste management is to manage waste in a cost-effective way that reduces harmful effects & improves efficiency of resource use. Part of this is the way Wairoa District Council delivers waste management services around the district, these services are listed below.
Wairoa District Council provides for waste management through a variety of facilities and services. Council is committed to promoting responsible waste management solutions for the district and is keen to work with groups or individuals to improve their waste management.
Council staff or contractors are happy to talk to schools, community groups, marae or individuals about ways to reduce the amount of waste being produced and better ways to deal with what is produced.
Refuse collections are a user pays service provided by the Wairoa District Council's Waste Management Contractor QRS (06) 838 9030.
Official refuse bag are available from the following locations:
Please ensure you purchase the correct bag for your location (Wairoa Township and Frasertown – Urban, all others locations Rural).
Prices for the Official Refuse Bags are as follows:
Rural (Mahia, Nuhaka, Morere, Mahanga, Te Reinga, Ruakituri, Raupunga, Kotemaori, Mohaka):
Please note that any households living off the State Highway may bring their refuse to the State Highway for pick-up.
Collection managed by Ruapani ki Waikaremoana Trust T/A Waikaremoana Contracting.
06 837 3876
Collection takes place every Thursday Morning - we encourage everyone to recycle and to minimise their residual waste.
Green Waste: By Special Arrangement (contact us on one of the numbers above)
Whiteware: By Special Arrangement (contact us on one of the numbers above).
Collection managed by Waipapa Recycling.
(06) 837 6553
The kerbside recycling collection for the Wairoa Urban area & Frasertown takes place weekly on Wednesdays. Please sort (eg plastics, glass, cardboard) to help with efficiency.
Recycling in the rural areas is on the first and third Sunday of each month and at the following locations:
RECYCLING IS FREE FOR DOMESTIC USERS
We accept the following:
Commercial customers please contact QRS to discuss your requirements (06) 838-9030.
The Wairoa Landfill is located on Fraser Street and is managed by QRS.
(06) 838 9030
Waste Management Fees and Charges approved for 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.
All fees and charges are inclusive of GST (except as noted *).
|Weighbridge Rates (Minimum weight 20kg)||Fee (incl GST)|
|Note: If the weighbridge computer is not working, the Non-weighed Rates are to be applied and the transactions manually carried out||Direct User Charges||Non Recyclables||Wairoa Landfill||Weighbridge||Hardfill (per tonne) - Rubble, concrete||$60.00||Green Waste (Per Tonne)||$100.00||Min. weight 25kg||$2.50||Other Waste (Per Tonne)||$200.00||Min. weight 25kg||$5.00|
|Non-Weighed Rates||Fee (incl GST)|
|Clean Green Waste||Clean Green Waste||$2.50||Clean Green Waste (Car)||$10.00||Clean Green Waste (Small Van Or Trailer)||$15.00||Clean Green Waste (Car & Trailer)||$20.00||Commercial Vehicles (Trucks)||As Assessed By Attendant|
|Note: 1 x 40 Litre refuse bag = 2 x Supermarket plastic shopping bags.||Unsorted Waste (Per 40 Litre Bag)||$5.00||Unsorted Waste (Car)||$20.00||Unsorted Waste (Small Van Or Trailer)||$30.00||Unsorted Waste (Car & Trailer)||$60.00||Commercial Vehicles (Trucks)||As Assessed By Attendant|
|Vehicles & Tyres|
|Note: Tyres are accepted at the following rates to cover the cost of shredding:||Car Tyres||$10.00||Truck Tyres||$20.00|
|Burial Of Asbestos||Asbestos from sites within Wairoa District charged Admin Fee plus prevailing weighbridge rate for general refuse||Admin Fee + Weighbridge Rate||Administration Fee (all Asbestos transactions)||$75.00||Weighbridge Charges for Out of District Asbestos Waste (per tonne)||$450.00|
For more information please contact the Wairoa District Council.
+64 6 838 7309
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