Village Rubbish & Recycling

lolFor those people living in the district's villages, your rubbish collection days are provided below. Please make sure your Council blue rubbish bags are at the kerbside by 7.30am for collection.

Council ‘blue’ rubbish bags are for sale at supermarkets in Feilding and Palmerston North as well as stores located throughout the Manawatu District. They are also available at Council office.



Apiti Thursday
Cheltenham Thursday
Colyton Monday
Glen Oroua Monday
Halcombe Monday
Himatangi Beach Monday
Hiwinui Monday
Kairanga Thursday
Kauwhata Thursday
Kimbolton Thursday
Pohangina Monday
Rangiotu Monday
Rangiwahia Thursday
Rongotea Friday
Sanson Friday
Tangimoana Monday
Waituna West Thursday



A number of bulk rubbish collections take place around the district. To see when it is happening around you please check out the Bulk Refuse Collection Calendar. All collections start at 9am.



Mobile Recycling Centres are currently positioned at:

Apiti - Watsons Road, Apiti

Halcombe - 46 Willoughby Street, Halcombe

Himatangi Beach - Koputara Road, Himatangi Beach

Kimbolton - 7 London Street, Kimbolton

Pohangina - 976 Finnis Road, Pohangina (Rear)

Rongotea - Wear Street, Rongotea

Sanson - 42 Dundas Road, Sanson - access from service lane off Burt Street/behind Z Service Station

Tangimoana - Tangimoana Beach Road, Tangimoana



Refuse collection in towns and country areas on public holidays will be as per normal working week eg. refuse collection on Queen’s Birthday will be on Queen’s Birthday except on Good Friday, Christmas Day and New Years Day.

Note: Good Friday, Christmas Day and New Year's Day rubbish and recycling collections will be moved forward to the following Saturday. Boxing Day collections will continue as normal.

Good Friday: This collection day has been moved forward from Friday 19 April 2019 to Saturday 20 April 2019.

Christmas Day: This collection day has been moved forward from Wednesday 25 December 2019 to Saturday 28 December 2019.

New Years Day: This collection day has been moved forward from Wednesday 1 January 2020 to Saturday 4 January 2020.