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Great Barrier Island Inorganic Collection

What you need to know

The 2019 Great Barrier Island Inorganic Collection will be taking place on 21 and 22 May. Items need to be put out for collection between Saturday 18 May and Monday 20 May. Please do not set out items outside of these dates.

Accepted items include: 

  • Large appliances– fridges, freezers, washing machines and ovens 

  • Small appliances– kettles, irons and vacuum cleaners 

  • Furniture– beds, couches, chairs, kitchen items and ornaments 

  • Sporting items– gym equipment, bicycles and toys 

  • Renovation equipment– carpet, timber (nails and/or other sharp items attached to timber must either be removed or flattened), tools, fixtures and fittings, bathroom-ware (excluding toilet bowls) 

  • Outdoors items– lawnmowers, barbecues, garden tools and outdoor furniture (but not concrete items) 

  • Electronics– TVs, computers, phones and DVD players. 

These items will not be collected:

  • Hazardous rubbish 

  • Commercial rubbish 

  • Car, boat or machinery parts 

  • Building rubbish 

  • Garden rubbish 

  • Gas cylinders 

What happens on collection day?

Two vehicles will come to collect your items. The first vehicle will collect reusable items - these will be taken to the TipShop for resale. The second vehicle will collect the remaining items – these will be taken to the landfill.

You can also take your reusable items directly to the TipShop, located on Grays Road.

The TipShop is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 9:30am to 3:00pm.

For queries regarding the Great Barrier Island Inorganic Collection, call Auckland Council at 09 301 0101.