Easter Opening Hours

2 April 2012

With Easter coming up, there are some changes to our services to fit around the public holidays.

Rubbish collection times are changing this Easter

Rubbish collection times are changing this Easter


We will not collect rubbish or recycling on Good Friday (6 April). Instead, we'll collect it on Saturday (7 April). Put your rubbish and recycling out for collection after 5.00pm on Friday if you live in:

  • Breaker Bay
  • Hataitai
  • Houghton Bay
  • Karaka Bays
  • Kilbirnie
  • Lyall Bay
  • Maupuia
  • Melrose
  • Miramar
  • Moa Point
  • Rongotai
  • Seatoun
  • Seatoun Heights
  • Strathmore
  • Tawa. 

Easter Monday's collection will be carried out as normal.

Council offices will be closed on Friday and Monday, but you can still phone us on (04) 499 4444 if you need any help at any time.

Wellington City Libraries will be closed on Good Friday, Easter Sunday (8 April) and Easter Monday (9 April). All libraries will be open as normal on Saturday.

Karori and Keith Spry pools will be open from 10.00am - 6.00pm on Friday and Monday. All other pools will operate with normal hours.

Newlands, Island Bay, Wadestown and Tawa community centres will be closed Friday through to Monday. They will reopen as normal on Tuesday (10 April), but some services or activities will not restart until after the school holidays (Monday 23 April).

Toi Pōneke Arts Centre and Gallery will also be closed for the long weekend.

The Botanic Garden's Treehouse Visitor Centre will be closed from Friday and will reopen on Tuesday.

The Begonia House Gift Shop will be closed on Good Friday and open 10.00am - 3.00pm on Saturday through to Monday. 

The Second Treasures shop at the Southern Landfill will be closed on Friday and Monday. It will be open as normal on Saturday, and on Sunday for drop-off only. The landfill will be closed on Friday only.