We're on call these holidays. For urgent or emergency issues you can contact the Council 24 hours a day on 03 543 8400, or via your local Council Service Centre number.

Office hours

  • Close 3.00 pm Tuesday 24 December 2019
  • Usual hours resume Monday 6 January 2020
  • All offices are open 8.00 am - 4.30 pm, except Murchison, which is open Tuesday to Friday, 10.30 am - 12.30 pm and 1.10 pm - 4.00 pm.

Library hours

  • Tuesday 24 December 2019: Murchison Library closes at 4.00 pm, Richmond, Motueka and Takaka libraries close at 5.00 pm
  • Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 December 2019 – all libraries closed
  • Wednesday 1 and Thursday 2 January 2020 – all libraries closed

Recycling collections

Kerbside recycling collection will be a day later from Christmas Day. If your normal collection day is Wednesday 25 December then your collection will be Thursday 26 December. That carries on each day through to Saturday.

The same changes will apply for New Year’s Day week. Monday and Tuesday collections will be as normal in both weeks.

Resource Recovery Centres

All centres (Collingwood, Motueka, Murchison, Richmond, Takaka) - Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Building inspections

Building Assurance will close for the holidays from 3.00pm on Tuesday 2 December 2019 until 8.00am Friday 6 January 2020.

The 20 day processing clock will stop on Friday 20 December 2019 and resume Friday 10 January 2020. Inspections will finish on Monday 23 December 2019 and resume on Monday 6 January 2020.