Council services over the holiday season

Tararua District Council wishes you and your family all the best this festive season.


Libraries & Service Centres

Dannevirke Service Centre closes at 12noon on Friday, 22 December 2017 and will re-open on Monday 8 January 2018.

Dannevirke Library closes at 1:00pm on Saturday, 23 December 2017 and will re-open on Wednesday, 27 December 2017 (normal opening hours apply). It will close again at 1:00pm on Saturday, 30 December 2017 and re-open on Wednesday, 3 January 2018.

Pahiatua Service Centre closes at 12noon on Friday, 22 December 2017 and will re-open on Monday, 8 January 2018.

Pahiatua Library closes at 12noon on Saturday, 23 December 2017 and will re-open on Wednesday, 27 December 2017 (normal opening hours apply). It will close again on Saturday, 30 December 2017 and re-open on Wednesday, 3 January 2018.

Woodville Service Centre & Library closes at 5:00pm Friday, 22 December 2017 and will re-open on Wednesday, 3 January 2018.

Eketahuna Service Centre & Library closes at 4:30pm on Friday, 22 December 2017 and will re-open on Wednesday, 3 January 2018.

For emergency assistance involving Council Services during this time, please call the normal office telephone number; this will connect you to our after-hours service, which is available 24 hours a day.

To renew a library book, please phone your local library during normal working days and hours, your call will be diverted to a library that can assist you.

Tararua i-SITE Visitor Information Centre: Woodville

Tararua i-SITE will be open every day except Christmas Day. Opening hours on weekends and statutory holidays are 9:30am to 2:00pm; for all other days the hours are 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Refuse Collections

Council no longer provides this service. Please check with your supplier for any changes to collection.

Recycling Collections

Norsewood/Ormondville, collections will be on Tuesday for a two week period, 26 December 2017 and 2 January 2018.

Dannevirke collections will be on Wednesdays for a two week period, 27 December 2017 and 3 January 2018.

All other collection days will remain unchanged.

Landfills and Transfer Stations

All Landfills and Transfer Stations will be closed Christmas Day. Normal operating hours otherwise apply.

Pongaroa Landfill will be open Wednesday’s 27 December 2017 and 3 January 2018.

Animal Control

For assistance with lost, found or roaming dogs, please contact us on the normal Council phone numbers. All impounded dogs will be held in Dannevirke. If your dog is impounded while we are closed, they can be released, by arrangement, from the Dannevirke pound on 27, 28 and 29 December and 3, 4, 5 January 2018. Payment for collection will need to be made at the Dannevirke Library prior to collecting your dog, 1 Station Street, Dannevirke, phone 06 374 4255.



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