Refuse and recycling transfer stations in the Gisborne district.
75 Innes Street opposite Tupaea Street - Ph 868 5797 Here they are on Google maps (external link)
The public drop-off recycling facility at the entrance of 75 Innes Street, is open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year.
|Monday - Friday||7.30am - 4.30pm|
|Saturday||8am - 4pm|
|Sunday||9.30am - 3.30pm|
|Public holidays||9.30am - 3.30pm|
|Christmas Day, Good Friday||Closed|
Transpacific Waste Management accept cash and Eftpos, no cheques.
Charge accounts are by prior arrangement only.
|Rubbish - car load||$8.50 minimum charge (0-30kg)|
|Green waste - car load||$5.60 minimum charge (0-80kg)|
|Rubbish - trailer load||$20 minimum charge (0-70kg)|
|Green waste - trailer load||$12 minimum charge (0-170kg)|
|Rubbish - commercial||$251 per tonne|
|Putrescible||$300 per tonne|
|Asbestos||$525 per tonne|
|Recycling - commercial||$6.50 unlimited kgs|
They accept most types of waste. If the waste is hazardous or difficult to handle such as car bodies - please contact Transpacific Waste Management on 06 868 5797.
Opening hours and charges for taking rubbish to our rural transfer stations.
All rubbish needs a council blue rubbish sticker on it.
There are no reductions in price for part loads or garden waste.
|Rubbish bag||up to 5kg||1 blue sticker|
|Bins and small load||wheelie bin, 200 litre drum, fadge or car boot
(load less than 100kg or .5 cubic metre)
|4 blue stickers or
1 pink sticker
|Medium load||small ute, van or trailer
(less than 200kg or 1 cubic metre)
|2 pink stickers|
|Large load||large van, ute, trailer or crate
(less than 400kg or 2 cubic metres)
|4 pink stickers|
|Commercial load||Trucks - more than 400kg or 2 cubic metres||by arrangement only or at
Waiapu Landfill or Gisborne Transfer Station
The transfer stations are closed outside these hours:
|Location||Day and Hours||Sticker Retailers
209 Motu Rd
|Tuesday, Wednesday 12pm-2pm, Saturday and
|Hard Drive Cafe|
146 Tip Road
|Tuesday, Thursday 1pm-3pm, Saturday 10am-12pm,
|Nga Ariki Kaiputahi office|
229 Kanakania Rd
|Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 1pm-3pm||Rangatira Motors|
31 Paikea Road
|Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 11am-1pm
|Tokomaru Bay Four Square|
35 Awanui Rd
|Wednesday, Thursday 3pm-5pm, Saturday 10am-12pm,
|Hikurangi Foodmarket Four Square|
146 Waiapu Rd
|Tuesday 7am-9am, Thursday 11am-1pm,
Saturday, Sunday 2pm-4pm
|John's Superette and Lotto,
George and Mildreds Supermarket
|Te Puia Springs
4855 Waiapu Rd
|Monday, Wednesday, Saturday 10am-12pm, Sunday 1pm-3pm||Council office, Te Puia Springs Store|
89 Thatcher Rd
|Monday 2pm-4pm, Tuesday 10am-12pm,
Wednesday 1pm-3pm, Thursday 10am-12pm,
Friday 11am-1pm, Saturday 10am-12pm, Sunday 2pm-4pm
|Hikurangi Foodmarket Four Square|
26 Te Arawapia Rd
|Tuesday 10am-12pm, Thursday 3pm-5pm, Saturday 10am-12pm,
|Eastern Store, Te Araroa Farmers,
Hicks Bay General Store
A. The recommended retail price is $2.50. But we have no control over what retailers can charge. Pink stickers for $10 are also available.
A. You can buy more stickers at the stores in your township. See table above for stores
A. No. The community caretakers will only accept rubbish with stickers. We don’t want any cash held at rural transfer stations.
A. No. We don’t want cash on the premises.
A. No. Only during the open hours. See table above.
A. No. You should try to make sure you go in with a full load as there’s no reduction for part loads.
A. No. The city kerbside contractor will only pick up bags with orange stickers. They are different contractors.
A. Yes. But you need to buy blue stickers from the local stores.
A. You can buy a replacement recycling bin for $15 at customer service in Te Puia Springs or Gisborne.