Show Sidebar

Refuse transfer stations

AllBrite recycling and transfer station  

Innes Street opposite Tupaea Street  - Ph 868 5797  Here they are on Google maps

Recycling drop off

The public drop-off recycling facility is open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year.

Transfer station hours and charges

Days Hours
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

AllBrite 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

AllBrite will accept most types of waste, if the waste is hazardous or difficult to handle such as car bodies - please contact AllBrite

Rural transfer stations  

Opening hours and charges for taking rubbish to our rural transfer stations.  
All rubbish needs a council blue rubbish sticker on it. 

Stickers

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

Transfer stations hours and sticker outlets 

Rural transfer station close Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

The transfer stations are closed outside these hours:

Location Hours Sticker outlets
Matawai
Motu Road
Tuesday, Wednesday 12pm-2pm, Saturday and
Sunday 2pm-4pm
Hard Drive Cafe
Whatatutu
Tip Road
Tuesday, Thursday 1pm-3pm, Saturday 10am-12pm,
Sunday 2pm-4pm
Nga Ariki Kaiputahi office
Te Karaka
Kanakania Road
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 1pm-3pm Rangatira Motors
Tokomaru Bay
Paikea Road
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 11am-1pm
Sunday 2pm-4pm
Tokomaru Bay Four Square
Tikitiki
Rubbish Dump Road
Wednesday, Thursday 3pm-5pm, Saturday 10am-12pm,
Sunday 2pm-4pm
Hikurangi Foodmarket Four Square
Tolaga Bay
SH35
Tuesday 7am-9am, Thursday 11am-1pm,
Saturday, Sunday 2pm-4pm
John's Superette and Lotto,
Uawa Foodmarket,
George and Mildreds Supermarket
Te Puia
SH35
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday 10am-12pm, Sunday 1pm-3pm Council office, Te Puia Springs Store
Waiapu
Thatcher Road
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
Te Araroa
Te Arawapia Road
Tuesday 10am-12pm, Thursday 3pm-5pm, Saturday 10am-12pm,
Sunday 10am-12pm
Eastern Store, Te Araroa Farmers,
Hicks Bay General Store

Questions and answers

Q. What colour are the stickers?

A. Blue.

Q. How much are the stickers?

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.

Q. If I use all my stickers, where can I buy more?

A. You can buy more stickers at the stores in your township. See table above for stores

Q. Can I pay cash for my rubbish at the transfer station?

A. No. The community caretakers will only accept rubbish with stickers. We don’t want any cash held at rural transfer stations.

Q. Will I be able to buy stickers at the transfer station?

A. No. We don’t want cash on the premises.

Q. Can I take my rubbish to a transfer station at any time that suits me?

A. No. Only during the open hours.  See table above.

Q. Can I use half a sticker for half a load?

A. No. You should try to make sure you go in with a full load as there’s no reduction for part loads.

Q. Can I use my blue stickers on the Gisborne city kerbside rubbish collection?

A. No. The city kerbside contractor will only pick up bags with orange stickers. They are different contractors.

Q. Can people from out of the town use our rural transfer stations?

A. Yes. But you need to buy blue stickers from the local stores.

Q. If I lose my recycling bin where can I get another one?

A. You can buy a replacement recycling bin for $15 at Council offices in Te Puia Springs or Gisborne.

Rubbish with stickers

Ka Pai to recycling

Last updated: 16/09/2014 1:29pm Copyright © 2007-2014 Gisborne District Council

Site overview