Landfill and Transfer Stations

Charges for refuse disposal
Mulch, compost and greenwaste
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What you can recycle

Taupo District Council oversees the landfill and transfer station operations in the six locations seen below. All facilities are closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday and up to 1pm on Anzac Day.

Location and Opening Times

Broadlands Road Resource Recovery Park

132 Broadlands Road, Taupo (about 3km north of Taupo)

​DateOpening hours​
​​1 September to 30 April

​Monday to Friday - 8am to 5.30pm
Weekends and public holidays - 8am to 6pm
(Closed Christmas Day & Good Friday and up to 1pm Anzac Day)

​​1 May to 31 August

​​Monday to Friday - 8am to 5pm
Weekends and public holidays - 8am to 5.30pm

​Turangi Transfer Station

Te Rangitukehu Street, Turangi

​​Date​Opening hours​
​​​1 September to 30 April

​​Monday to Sunday including public holiday - 8am to 5.30pm
(Closed Christmas Day & Good Friday and up to 1pm Anzac Day)

​1 May to 31 August

​Monday to Sunday including public holidays - 8am to 4.30pm

Kinloch Transfer Station

Whangamata Road, Kinloch

Date​Opening hours​
​​1 May to 30 September

​​Closed Mondays
Tuesday to Sunday - 11am to 1pm

​​​​1 October to 30 April

​Closed Mondays
Open Tuesday to Sunday - 11am to 3pm
Peak Summer (Open Monday to Sunday from the third week of December to the second week in January) - 10.30am to 4pm
(Closed Christmas Day & Good Friday and up to 1pm Anzac Day)

Omori/Kuratau Transfer Station

Te Puke Road, Omori

Date​Opening hours​
​​Christmas school holiday periods (Secondary Schools)

​​Monday to Sunday including public holidays - 9am to 4.30pm
(Closed Christmas Day)

​Other school holiday periods
(Secondary Schools)

​Monday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday & public holidays - 11am to 4.30pm
(Closed Good Friday and up to 1pm Anzac Day)

​All other periods

​​Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and public holidays - 11am to 4.30pm​

Whareroa Transfer Station

Whareroa Road

Date​Opening hours​
​1 June to 31 August

​​Sunday and public holidays – 11am to 3pm​

​​1 September to 31 May

​​Wednesday, Sunday & public holidays - 11am to 3pm
Peak Summer (Monday to Sunday from the 3rd week of December until the 2nd week in January) - 11am to 3pm
(Closed Christmas Day & Good Friday and up to 1pm Anzac Day)

Mangakino Transfer Station

Corner of Waipapa Road and Lake Road

Date​Opening hours​
​​All year

​​Monday to Friday - 12.30pm to 4pm
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays - 8.30am-noon, 12.30pm-4pm​

(Closed Christmas Day & Good Friday and up to 1pm Anzac Day)

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Charges at Broadlands Road Resource Recovery Park

Charges for disposal at Broadlands Road are based on weight. Load composition will be assessed upon arrival at the site.

Load Minimum Charge Cost Per Tonne
​Refuse Bags up to 60L (Orange sticker required) ​Orange Sticker ($1.50)
 
​n/a
​Refuse ​$11 ​$110
​Greenwaste $5​ ​$50
​Tyre disposal charges ​n/a ​$2.30-$11.80 each
​Clean Fill ​$2 ​$20
​Concrete disposal ​$2 $20​
​Crushed concrete sale ​n/a ​$12
​Special waste - immediate burial ​n/a $122​
Septage disposal ​n/a $35​

Charges at District Transfer Stations

Load composition will be assessed upon arrival at the transfer station. 

Load ​Refuse ​Greenwaste
​Refuse Bags
(Orange sticker required)
​Orange Sticker ($1.50) ​n/a
Small load e.g. car boot
(under 100 kg)​
$11​ $5​
​Medium load e.g. small vans, utes, trailers (under 250 kg) ​$28 $12​
​Large load e.g. large vans, utes, trailers
(under 400 kg)
​$44 ​$19
​All loads over 400 kg
(e.g. large trailers, trucks)
​$100 per tonne $50 per tonne
​Tyre disposal
(Turangi Transfer Station only)
​$2.30 - $11.80 each ​n/a
Concrete disposal
(Turangi Transfer Station only)​
​$11 per tonne ​n/a

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Mulch, compost and shredded greenwaste

All transfer stations and Broadlands Road Resource Recovery Park accept greenwaste for recycling.
 
Taking of shredded green waste from the transfer stations is free but there is a charge (see below) for mulch and compost at the Broadlands Landfill. Sales contacts on site are ​Shane 0274 80 4084 or Peter Nielson 021 78 6867.
 
Mangakino provides a delivery service for a fee of $10 per truckload.

Screened compost costs 

​Load ​Cost
​One cubic metre ​$60
​40 litre bag $6​
Small trailer (6x4)​ $30​
​Bulk contractors for orders over 100m3 ​Contact Peter Nielson 021 78 6867 for a quote

Mulch costs

​Load ​Cost
​One cubic metre    ​$30
​Small trailer (6X4) ​$20

Vermicast

Worm castings 10 Litre bags - $12
 
EnviroWaste Services compost sales contact on site:
 
Shane - 0274 80 4084
Peter Nielson - 021 78 6867 

Page reviewed: 14 Feb 2017 8:34am