Transfer stations

The Council has two transfer stations that provide a range of waste disposal, diversion and recycling services.

The transfer stations are located in Rangiora and Oxford and are open every day apart from the noted public holidays below.

Locations and opening hours

Southbrook Resource Recovery Park

284 Flaxton Road, Rangiora.
Phone: 03 313 5499
ReSale Store: phone 03 313 5798

Monday - Sunday 8.30 am to 4.30 pm.

  • Waste disposal services - cash, eftpos and business cheques, no credit cards.
  • Recycling, re-use drop-off and sales, hazardous waste drop-off – cash, eftpos and credit cards.

Oxford Transfer Station

46 High Street, Oxford

Friday 12.30 pm to 4.30 pm, Sunday 12 noon to 4.30 pm

  • Reasonable selection of waste disposal services - cash payments, business cheques, eftpos and credit cards.

Opening Times over Christmas Period

Transfer stations will be open during the following hours over the holiday period. Eftpos and Credit card payments accepted, a fee applies to credit card payments.

  Southbrook Transfer
Station & Resource
Recovery Park
Transfer Station
Tuesday 24 December 8.30am - 4.30pm Closed as usual
Wednesday 25 December Closed
Thursday 26 December
Friday 27 December 8.30am - 4.30pm 12.30pm - 4.30pm
Saturday 28 December Closed as usual
Sunday 29 December 12noon - 4.30pm
Monday 30 December Closed as usual
Tuesday 31 December
Wednesday 1 January Closed
Thursday 2 January 8.30am - 4.30pm
(Normal hours resume)
Closed as usual
(Normal hours resume)

Public holidays

The Oxford Transfer Station and Southbrook Resource Recovery Park are closed on the following public holidays

  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day
  • New Year's Day
  • Good Friday
  • Anzac Day

The ReSale Store at Southbrook Resource Recovery Park will be closed on Easter Sunday. The rest of the centre will be open for recycling and waste disposal.

Accepted waste

Rubbish and the following separated wastes are accepted at the Southbrook Resource Recovery Park at a specified charge:

  • Compostable garden waste
  • Clean hardfill
  • Tyres from cars, 4WDs, small commecial vehicles and trucks (no large tryres)
  • Expanded polystyrene foam and recyclable packaging foam
  • E-Scrap (computers, monitors and TVs and other electronic goods). Please take to the Resale store.
  • Window glass.

Loads containing contaminants or waste for disposal will be charged the full gate charges.

Garden greenwaste

A list of what can and can't be composted at Southbrook Resource Recovery Park can be found on our Dumping your garden greenwaste page.

Recyclable materials

See our Recyclable materials and reusable goods page for a list of recyclable materials that are accepted at Oxford and Southbrook, and what reusable goods are accepted at the Southbrook Resource Recovery Park. These charges are listed under gate charges on the Rubbish and recycling fees and charges page.

Hazardous waste

Domestic hazardous wastes will be accepted for no charge (domestic quantities are up to 20 kg or 20 litres of any one hazardous waste type). For more information about what can be dropped at the hazardous waste drop-off facility go to our Hazardous waste page.

Commercial hazardous wastes will NOT be accepted at the transfer stations.


To find out more about the Council's consented cleanfill pit and how your company can register to gain direct access visit our Cleanfill page.

What does it cost?

See our Rubbish and recycling fees and charges page for a full list of fees.

There is no weighbridge on site at the Oxford Transfer Station; vehicles are charged per vehicle or by volume if the load is larger or smaller than a 'standard' load. A 'standard' trailer is classed as a low sided single axle trailer with a deck size from 1.8 m x 1.2 m up to 2.5 m x 1.2 m.