Services

Transfer stations

Transfer stations are strategically located around the District and cater for the safe disposal of most rubbish and recycling items. Residents in rural locations, where kerbside services aren't available, can dispose of their rubbish and recycling at the local transfer station.

View all rubbish disposal fees here. 

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Otaihanga Resource Recovery Facility

220 Otaihanga Road, Otaihanga
Ph: 04 298 5207

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday
8am to 5pm

Sunday and Public Holidays
9am to 5pm


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Closed Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Good Friday and ANZAC Day.

Re-use shop opening hours:
Thursday to Sunday - 9am to 4pm

Otaihanga Landfill

Since 1 July 2013 Otaihanga landfill only accepts clean fill materials that can be used for capping purposes. Find out more here.

Composting New Zealand 

The green waste drop-off site at Otaihanga is operated by Composting New Zealand.  

Opening hours:
Monday to Saturday - 8am to 5pm
Sunday - 9am to 5pm

Please note: opening hours on public holidays vary; please call Composting New Zealand on 04 298 8774 or 0800 888 200 to confirm.

Useful links

Fees and charges

Composting New Zealand website here.

Waikanae Green Waste and Recycling Centre

50 Park Avenue, Waikanae
Ph: 04 298 8774

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday
8am to 5pm

Sunday and Public Holidays
9am to 5pm


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Closed Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Good Friday and ANZAC Day.

 

Ōtaki Refuse Transfer Station

1 Riverbank Road, Ōtaki
Ph: 06 364 8198

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday
8am to 5pm

Sunday and Public Holidays
9am to 5pm


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Please note: opening hours on public holidays vary; please call Envirowaste on 06 364 8198 or 0800 438 224 to confirm.

Tips on transporting your rubbish safely

  • cover your load
  • sort your recyclables in advance
  • separate your greenwaste from the rest
  • make sure you have your load weighed

For more information about transfer stations please view our frequently asked questions page

Community mulcher clubs

Community mulcher clubs have been set up by groups within the district using funds from the Waste Reduction Grants for community groups. An annual fee applies to join each club, this covers maintenance and eventual machine replacement, in addition to hire fees for use.

Training is provided and safety equipment supplied with the mulcher.

Currently there are community mulcher clubs in:

  • Ōtaki
  • Waikanae Beach
  • Raumati South
  • Paekākāriki

Clubs are happy to discuss their experiences with you – the machines they purchased, club structure etc.  Please email waste@kapiticoast.govt.nz for more information and club contact details.