Public Holiday Collections

Recycling and rubbish collections will be one day later than usual after a public holiday, with some exceptions.

You can use our collection day search to check the collection date for a specific address. 

Collection day changes for ANZAC Day Observed, Monday 26 April 2021

Invercargill City, Gore and Southland District residents please be advised there will be no kerbside recycling and rubbish collections on ANZAC Day Observed, Monday 26 April 2021.  All collections will be one day later than usual for the week.


 Your usual collection day
 Your new collection day
Monday 26 April
Tuesday 27 April
Tuesday 27 April
Wednesday 28 April
Wednesday 28 April
Thursday 29 April
Thursday 29 April
Friday 30 April
Friday 30 April
Saturday 1 May

Remember all mobile bins need to be placed out on time, as collection trucks may be earlier than usual.    All collections will return to normal on Monday 3 May.

Exceptions to the day later rule

  • Southland District Council recycling and rubbish collections operate as normal on the following public holidays: Waitangi Day, Easter Monday, Queens Birthday, Labour Day.
  • Private recycling, rubbish and greenwaste collections - contact your service provided to ask about their holiday schedules.


Council Transfer Stations Hours for ANZAC public holiday

 Transfer Station
Sunday 25 April
Monday 26 April
 Bluff  Closed  2:00pm to 4:00pm
 Gore  Closed  10:30am - 5:00pm
 Invercargill Open from 1:00pm to 5:30pm
 8:00am to 5:30pm
 Southland District sites
 Closed  if applicable open from 1:00pm