Council Services Over the Christmas Holidays

Published: 24-Dec-2019

The Waimakariri District Council wishes everyone a happy Christmas and an enjoyable break.  During the holiday season, we have some temporary changes to our Council services.

Urgent Calls

For emergencies or urgent calls, including Noise Control, Dog and Stock Control, please call our after hours service on 0800 965 468.

Service Centres & Libraries

Council will hold its annual break-up for staff on Friday 20 December with all Council service centres in the District closing early at 4pm.

The Rangiora Service Centre will close at 12 noon on Tuesday 24 December 2019 and will re-open at 8.30am on Monday 6 January 2020.

The Waimakariri Libraries and other Service Centres will observe the following hours. Libraries are available by phone at 03 311 8901.

  Rangiora Library Kaiapoi Library &
Service Centre
Oxford Library &
Service Centre
Tuesday 24 December 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 25 December Closed
Thursday 26 December
Friday 27 December 9am - 5pm, no late night.
Saturday 28 December 10am - 2pm 10am - 2pm
(Library only)
10am - 12noon
Sunday 29 December 1pm - 4pm 1pm - 4pm
(Library only)
Closed
Monday 30 December 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 31 December
Wednesday 1 January Closed
Thursday 2 January
Friday 3 January 9am - 5pm, no late night. Normal hours resume Saturday 4 January.

Rubbish & Recycling

From Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, kerbside collections will move to the following day for the remainder of that week.

Christmas Day Kerbside Collections
Usual Collection Day Mon
23 Dec
Tues
24 Dec
Wed
25 Dec
Thurs
26 Dec
Fri
27 Dec
moves to  
New Collection Day No change No change Thurs
26 Dec
Fri
27 Dec
Sat
28 Dec
New Years Day Kerbside Collections
Usual Collection Day Mon
30 Dec
Tues
31 Dec
Wed
1 Jan
Thurs
2 Jan
Fri
3 Jan
moves to  
New Collection Day No change No change Thurs
2 Jan
Fri
3 Jan
Sat
4 Jan

Transfer Stations

Waimakariri District Council 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
Oxford
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)

Aquatic Centres

The Dudley Park, Oxford and Kaiapoi swimming pools are closed on Christmas Day.

During the holidays, the following hours will be observed daily:

  Dudley Park & Kaiapoi
Aquatic Centres
Oxford Community
Aquatic Centre
Tuesday 24 December 6am - 5.30pm 8.30am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 25 December Closed
Thursday 26 December 10am - 7pm 10am - 7pm
Friday 27 December
Saturday 28 December 7.30am - 7pm
Sunday 29 December
Monday 30 December
Tuesday 31 December
Wednesday 1 January 10am - 7pm
Thursday 2 January
Friday 3 January 7.30am - 7pm
Saturday 4 January
(Normal hours resume)

Snap Send Solve

Requests will not be processed on statutory holidays or weekends. Please report urgent issues by phoning 0800 965 468.