Te Maunga Transfer Station

Te Maunga Transfer Station

Te Maunga Transfer Station is owned and operated by Tauranga City Council, Te Maunga Dump allows you to dispose of the following items here:


  • Cans (aluminium and steel)
  • Car batteries
  • Cardboard
  • Clothing and textiles (not shoes or scraps of materials)
  • Fire extinguishers (used or unused)
  • Gas bottles
  • Glass bottles and jars (not window glass or light bulbs)
  • Home appliances: fridges or freezers, ovens, dishwashers, microwaves, washing machines and clothes dryers
  • Metals
  • Mobile phones with batteries
  • Oil (5 x 4 litre packs – up to 20 litres max). Waste oil is collected at the waste pit (located at the waste drop off area within the transfer station – separate to the recycling centre). If you bring the oil as part of a load containing waste, the whole load will be charged as waste.
  • Paper (newspaper, magazines, office paper, junk mail, envelopes)
  • Plastic bottles (numbers 1 and 2 only)


Chargeable Items:


  • Car bodies
  • Car tyres (charged as general waste with a maximum of 4 per load)
  • Concrete-only loads
  • Garden waste
  • Paint
  • TVs


  • Truman Lane, Mount Maunganui, Kairua 3175, New Zealand
  • +64 7-575 2809
  • info@tauranga.govt.nz
  • https://www.tauranga.govt.nz/living/rubbish-and-recycling/transfer-stations

Opening hours

  • Monday:
    7.30am - 5pm
  • Tuesday:
    7.30am - 5pm
  • Wednesday:
    7.30am - 5pm
  • Thurstday:
    7.30am - 5pm
  • Friday:
    7.30am - 5pm
  • Saturday:
    9am - 5pm
  • Sunday:
    9am - 5pm


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