Transfer Station FAQs
No. They cost more to produce, handle and store so Council has decided to use only plastic rubbish bags.
EFTPOS is available only at the Blenheim, Picton and Havelock Transfer Stations.
Contact Council's Customer Service Centre, on phone: 03 520 7400 (24 hours). Refer to illegal rubbish dumping.
Port Marlborough provides rubbish facilities for boaties at the Picton and Havelock marinas. Alternatively, you can take your rubbish to any transfer station.
Transfer station hours are on each transfer station's page:
See the transfer stations page information on public holiday opening hours. These will also be listed in the newspaper close to each public holiday.
Each July a rubbish bag Voucher for a pack of 52 official Council rubbish bags is posted to property owners.
Official Council rubbish bags can be purchased at any time from Council's customer service centres or participating retailers. For more information on official Council rubbish bags, and a list of retailers, use the link below.