Council Christmas Hours

​​​Council Office​​s

The Council offices in Tokoroa and Putāruru*​ are closed from 3pm on Friday 22 December 2017 and will reopen again at 8am on Wednesday 3 January 2018. 

Council can be contacted for all queries on 07 885 0340 (water, sewerage, noise, environmental health, building). For dog issues phone 07 885 0774.

* Putāruru Library opening hours are below.

 South Waikato Sport & Events Centre*Tokoroa LibraryPutaruru LibraryTirau Library Link
Fri 22 DecOpen (closes 3pm)Open (closes 3pm)Open (closes 3pm)Open
Sat 23 DecClosedOpenOpenOpen
Sun 24 DecClosedClosedClosedClosed
Mon 25 DecClosedClosedClosedClosed
Tue 26 DecClosedClosedClosedClosed
Wed 27 DecClosedOpenOpenOpen
Thu 28 DecClosedOpenOpenOpen
Fri 29 DecClosedOpenOpenOpen
Sat 30 DecClosedOpenOpenOpen
Sun 31 DecClosedClosedClosedClosed
Mon 1 JanClosedClosedClosedClosed
Tue 2 JanClosedClosedClosedClosed
Wed 3 JanOpenOpenOpenOpen

* South Waikato Sport and Events Centre will be open for prior arranged bookings


South Waikato ​​​Ind​​oor Pools Holiday Hours

The South Waikato Indoor Pools are open during the festive season from Monday to Friday from 5.30am to 8pm and on weekends and public holidays from 7.30am to 8pm, except for:

  • Open on Christmas Eve (Saturday 24 December) but we close early at 3pm
  • Closed on Christmas Day (Sunday 25 December)
  • Open on New Year's Day from 12 noon (Sunday 1 January)
  • Open on New Year's Eve (Sunday 31 December) but we close early at 6pm

The seasonal pools in Putāruru and Tīrau are closed on Christmas Day and open every other day from 12noon to 6pm, except Christmas Eve when we close early at 3pm.​


Refuse and Recycl​​ing​ Over Holiday Period

Collections for the Christmas and New Year period are NOT affected. The Tuesday collection will remain on Tuesday, both after Christmas and New Year.

Residents - please note the Tokoroa Landfill, Putāruru Transfer station and the Croad Place Recycling Centre will be closed on Christmas Day and New Years day.

District recycling centres are available for excess recycling. These sites will be cleared daily.

There is no change this year! Put your rubbish and recycling ​out as normal.​

 Tokoroa LandfillPutaruru Transfer StationCroad Place Recycling Centre
Fri 22 DecOpenClosedOpen (8am-4pm)
Sat 23 DecOpenOpenOpen (9am-1pm)
Sun 24 DecOpenOpenOpen (9am-1pm)
Mon 25 DecClosedClosedClosed
Tue 26 DecOpenOpenOpen (9am-1pm)
Wed 27 DecOpenClosedOpen (8am-4pm)
Thu 28 DecOpenOpenOpen (8am-4pm)
Fri 29 DecOpenClosedOpen (8am-4pm)
Sat 30 DecOpenOpenOpen (9am-1pm)
Sun 31 DecOpenOpenOpen (9am-1pm)
Mon 1 JanClosedClosedClosed
Tue 2 JanOpenOpenOpen (9am-1pm)
Wed 3 JanOpenClosedOpen (8am-4pm)



Page reviewed: 22 Dec 2017 2:32pm