When and where to find the rubbish barge
The mobile rubbish barge will operate from Wednesday, 29 and Friday, 31 December 2021; then Mondays and Fridays as follows:
|03 January||07 January|
|10 January||14 January|
|17 January||22 January|
|24 January||28 January|
Location and time
- Visit Urupukapuka Island campgrounds:
9:00am - 10:00am (appropriate footwear required)
- Moored near south-eastern end of Moturua Island:
10:30am - 1:00pm (reduced hours towards end of Jan or if full)
Times are approximate and may vary according to the weather/capacity of the barge. Hours will reduce towards end of January as demand drops-off.
Please do not approach the barge while it's underway.
Cost (cash only)
- $7.00 per bag of rubbish. Charge applies to prepaid and plain bags. Extra large bags will incur a further charge.
- $2.00 - $5.00 for recyclables - cost dependent on quantity. Dirty recycling may incur an extra charge.
Ōpua site (by the fuel jetty, Far North Holdings car park):
Rawhiti (Kaingahoa Camp Ground, Kaingahoa Bay, Rawhiti Road):