Council office hours over the festive season
|Monday 24 December ||Close at 1pm|
|Boxing Day ||Closed|
|Thursday 27 December ||9am to 3pm|
|Friday 28 December||9am to 3pm|
|Monday 31 December||9am to 3pm|
|New Years Day||Closed|
|Wednesday 2 January 2019||Closed|
Refuse and recycling collection
This year Christmas falls on a Tuesday, which means our collection schedule is affected. For the week of December 24-28, the table below shows what day your rubbish and recycling will be collected.
|Monday 24 December||Monday 24 December (As normal)|
|Tuesday 25 December||Wednesday 26 December|
|Wednesday 26 December||Thursday 27 December|
|Thursday 27 December||Friday 28 December|
|Friday 28 December||Friday 28 December (As normal)|
New Year's Day week
Landfill and Transfer Stations
Landfill, resource recovery centres and transfer stations will have normal operating hours except for Christmas Day when all facilities will be closed.
Find out more about our refuse and recycling services here.
Libraries and Museum
Taupo District Libraries
All Taupo District Libraries are closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and January 2.
Normal opening hours apply on all other days.
View the opening hours for Taupo District Libraries here.
AC Baths and Turtle Pools Turangi
The AC Baths and Turtle Pools Turangi will be open every day throughout the holiday period apart from Christmas Day. Opening hours will be reduced slightly on some days during the festive season.
View the opening hours for the AC Baths here .
View the opening hours for Turtle Pools Turangi here.
Mangakino Community Pool
The Mangakino Community Pool is open during the school holidays (weather permitting). During this period, the pool is open daily between12.30pm and 4.30pm, except for Christmas Day when the pool is closed.
The Rockwall is closed in December due to the resurfacing of the stadium floor and will reopen on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 1pm. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
View the opening hours for the Rockwall in January 2019.
Other useful information
Animal management and noise control
Regulatory services, like animal management and noise control, will be available over the Christmas period. They can be contacted through the regular after hours phone service on 07 376 0899 or 0800 ASKTDC.
Please be advised that LIM applications received after 10 December 2018 cannot be guaranteed to be issued prior to our close of processing date being 21 December 2018. LIM applications will not be processed between Friday 21 December 2018 and Tuesday 15 January 2019.