We hope you enjoy a restful holiday break to welcome 2022. With our team members taking a well-earned break, our service hours will change over the festive period. Emergency contacts are listed below. Other opening times are also listed.

Statutory Holidays

The statutory holiday days are:

  • Christmas Day: [Saturday 25 December, observed Monday 27 December]
  • Boxing Day: [Sunday 26 December, observed Tuesday 28 December]
  • New Year: [Saturday 1 January, observed Monday 3 January]
  • Day after New Year’s Day: [Sunday 2 January, observed Tuesday 4 January]

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Ngā mihi o te Kirihimete me te Tau Hou!

Summer Opening Times 2021-2022


Emergency Contacts

  • Roading: Slips or Storm Damage: 063787752
  • Animal Control: 0274515195
  • Noise Control: 0800 664 732
  • Waste Water, Water or other emergency requests: 06 3794039

Council Offices

  • CLOSE: Midday, Friday 24 December
  • RE-OPEN: 9am, Monday 10 January

Carterton Library

  • CLOSE: Midday, Friday 24 December
  • RE-OPEN: 9.30am, Wednesday 5 January

Building Inspections

  • Last time slot for 2021: 12pm, Thursday 23 December 2021.
  • First inspection of 2022: 9am, Thursday 6 January 2022.

Building Consents, Resource Consents, and LIM applications

  • Processing resumes Tuesday 11 January 2022.

Rubbish and Recycling Collection Dates

  • Monday 27 December
  • Monday 3 January

Swimming Pool

  • CLOSED: Christmas Day [25 December]
  • OPEN: Boxing Day [26 December] Midday to 6pm, then 10am to 6pm from 27 December.

Carterton Foodbank

OPEN: Monday to Fri, 10.30am to 11am
CLOSED: Statutory Holidays

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