Covid-19 Alert Level 4. STAY AT HOME. SAVE LIVES!

We are at Level 4 of New Zealand’s four-level COVID-19 alert system. It is likely Level 4 measures will stay in place for a number of weeks.

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A dedicated welfare helpline to assist with local access to household goods and services such as food, water, clothing and bedding is now available. Freephone 0800 725 678 - 7am until 7pm, seven days a week. This service is for people not able to make arrangements through their own support networks.

Essential services will continue. Latest District-wide information available at Covid-19 Information.

Collection Days

Temporary Note

Covid-19 Information Update:

With the activation of nationwide Covid-19 Alert Level 4, our Rubbish and Recycling services are operating with restricted services. Read more.

Kerbside Collection

Budget Waste/Envirowaste carry out a private wheelie bin service in the following townships:

Wednesday - Turakina Beach, Bulls, Ratana, Whangaehu, Scotts Ferry, Turakina Beach and Crofton (Makirikiri Road, Neil Dow Street and Lawson Street)
Thursday - Marton, Turakina and Crofton (Wellington Road)
Friday - Taihape and Hunterville
Note: Budget Waste/Envirowaste, as of 31 December 2019, no longer collect yellow bags from kerbsides at Taihape and Hunterville.

Rangitikei Wheelie Bins carry out a private kerbside refuse bag collection (red bags) and wheelie bin service in the following townships:

Wednesday - Bulls, Ratana, Turakina, Santoft (fortnightly)and Rural Marton (Wanganui Road)
Thursday - Marton
Friday - Taihape, Utiku, Hunterville and Ohingaiti


Red bags are available at New World, Countdown, Mitre 10, Bulls Four Square and Hunterville Taylors.

Note: If red bags are out of stock red prepaid stickers can be purchased to be applied to black rubbish bags.

Any enquiries regarding collection of waste from roadside should be directed towards either private company:
Budget Waste / Envirowaste: Phone - 06 344 4201
Rangitikei Wheelie Bins: Phone - 06 327 8336