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.
Scheduled recalibration of the Southbrook weighbridges on Wednesday 5 October from 9 am. One way traffic management will be onsite.
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.
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. The ReSale Store at Southbrook Resource Recovery Park will be closed on Easter Sunday, but the recycling area will be open.
Refuse and the following separated wastes are accepted at the Southbrook Resource Recovery Park at a specified charge: compostable garden waste, clean hardfill, tyres, expanded polystyrene foam and recyclable packaging foam, e-Scrap (computers, monitors and TVs and other electronic goods), and window glass.
Refuse and the following separated wastes are accepted at a specified charge, at the Oxford Transfer Station: tree and hedge trimmings (suitable for chipping), e-Scrap (computers, monitors and TVs and other electronic goods), and tyres from cars, 4WDs, small commercial vehicles and trucks (no large tyres).
Most of the above wastes are charged for at the kiosk, e-Scrap dropped off for recycling is charged for at the ReSale Store. Note: loads containing contaminants or waste for disposal will be charged the full gate charges.
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.
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.
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 to the pit, go to our Cleanfill page.
What does it cost?
See our Rubbish and recycling fees and charges page for a full list of the 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.