Kerbside collections on public holidays

Find out if a public holiday will affect your kerbside collection.

Public Holidays in 2018

Normal collections will take place in 2018 when your rubbish and recycling day falls on:

  • Day after New Year's Day - Tuesday 2 January
  • Waitangi Day - Tuesday 6 February
  • Easter Monday - 2 April
  • Anzac Day - Wednesday 25 April
  • Queen's Birthday - Monday 4 June
  • Labour Day - Monday 22 October
  • Show Day - Friday 16 November

Note that the rubbish and Week Two recycling collections from Christmas Day for the rest of the week will move to the following day, that is:

Scheduled collection day Christmas Eve      Christmas Day Boxing Day Thur 27 Dec Fri 28 Dec
Collection will be carried out on No change Weds 26 DecThurs 27 DecFri 28 DecSat 29 Dec

Please ensure that all bags and bins are out by 7 am. The contractor may come earlier in your street if there is less rubbish and recycling to collect.

The following public holidays DO NOT have rubbish and recycling collection:

  • New Years day - collection will be carried out on Saturday 6 January 2018
  • Easter Good Friday - Friday 30 March - collection will be carried out on Saturday 31 March (Thursday 29 April for Kaiapoi CBD)
  • Christmas day - collection will be carried out the following day - Boxing Day.

Public Holidays in 2019

Normal collections will take place in 2019 when your kerbside collection day falls on:

  • Waitangi Day - Wednesday 6 February
  • Easter Monday - 22 April
  • Queen's Birthday - Monday 3 June
  • Labour Day - Monday 28 October
  • Show Day - Friday 15 November

Please ensure that all bags and bins are out by 7 am. The contractor may come earlier in your street if there is less rubbish and recycling to collect.

New Years Day, Easter Good Friday, ANZAC Day and Christmas Day do not have rubbish and recycling collections when they fall during week days, and will result in a change in collection days as shown below:

New Years scheduled collection day New Years Eve       New Years Day Wed 2 Jan Thurs 3 Jan Fri 4 Jan
Collection day will be carried out on No change Weds 2 Jan Thurs 3 Jan Fri 4 Jan Sat  Jan
Easter Friday scheduled collection day Mon 15 Apr Tue 16 Apr Weds 17 Apr Thurs 18 Apr Fri 19 Apr
Collection day will be carried out on No change  No change No change No change Sat 20 Apr
 ANZAC Day Scheduled collection day Easter Monday Tue 23 Apr  Weds 24 Apr ANZAC Day Fri 26 Apr
 Collection will be carried out on No change No changeNo changeFri 26 Apr Sat 27 Apr
Christmas Scheduled collection day Mon 23 Dec Christmas Eve      Christmas Day Boxing Day Fri 27 Dec
Collection will be carried out on No change No changeThurs 26 DecFri 27 DecSat 28 Dec

Note that in the Kaiapoi central business area the Easter Friday collection will be carried out on Thursday 18 April.

Transfer station and Resource Recovery Park

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 and Anzac Day.