Kia ora, 
welcome to
Kaipara Refuse Ltd.

Kaipara waste collection is our mahi as the official contractor for kerbside rubbish & recycling for the Kaipara District

Since the mid 1990's, Kaipara Refuse has been serving the Kaipara community.

As the team in charge of Kaipara waste collection we collect household refuse and recycling from households and businesses across the Kaipara District several days a week, then we hand sort all recycling at our depot in Ruawai.

However, our story neither begins, nor ends with recycling or waste: our story is all about our very special team of people and providing our community with opportunities.

Quick links

Find out when Kaipara waste collections of rubbish and recycling happen in your area


You can take your recycling to either of our West-Kaipara locations


A guide on how recycling works in
Kaipara District


See answers to our most frequently asked questions


We have various sized wheelie bins available for use


Learn all about Kaipara Refuse and what makes us tick!


Latest update

1st July Pricing changes

June 29, 2024
From 1st July 2024 the gate disposal costs at the Dargaville Transfer Station, along with the kerbside general waste and recycling bag costs are changing.This is due to increasing costs reflected in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Central Government increases to the Landfill Waste Levy .From...
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Read the recycling guide

For recycling systems to work well, it is vital you understand WHAT can be recycled in our district and the need to CLEAN recycling before putting it out. 

Read the recycling guide to learn how to recycle right!