Transfer Stations

Manawatū Resource Recovery Centre

The Manawatū Resource Recovery Centre is located at 247A Kawakawa Road (Google Map), is open Monday to Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm, Saturday & Sunday 9:00am - 5:00pm and can be contacted on 06 324 0693.

Waste that is not accepted at this Transfer Station are:

  • Tree stumps larger than 1 metre in diameter
  • Bulk liquid waste
  • Animal carcasses
  • Bulky metal wastes
  • Asbestos
  • Hazardous waste - quantity limited to a maximum of 20 litres or 20 kgs.

Scavenging is prohibited at all waste disposal sites.

Public Holidays

The Manawatū Resource Recovery Centre will be closed on Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and until 1pm on ANZAC Day. All other days are as per usual opening hours.


Southern Transfer Station

The Southern Transfer Station is located at Kaimatarau Road, Rongotea (Google Map) and is available for rural people who would prefer to dispose of their own rubbish. It is open on Saturday from 10am - 4pm.

Please note that EFTPOS is not available.

Wastes not accepted at the Southern Transfer Station are:

  • Tree stumps larger than one metre in diameter
  • Hazardous wastes
  • Bulk liquid waste
  • Animal carcases
  • Bulky metal wastes
  • Concrete debris
  • Building products of any kind.

The Southern Transfer Station’s hours are unaffected by public holidays.

To view a full list of our fees and charges click here.