Useful information for newbies
When does our rubbish get collected? When is our library open?
These are just some of the questions you may want know when moving to a new district.
Below is a list of Matamata-Piako District Council facilities and services that you’ll find helpful to know.
All this information (and much more) is available from www.mpdc.govt.nz.
Welcome to the Matamata-Piako district. Matamata-Piako District Council refuse bags (20kg max a bag).
Place bags in clear view of the kerb by 7.30am on your collection day.
Please wrap broken glass or sharp objects in newspaper.
Recycling Collection (Green bin and paper)
Your recycling will be collected the same day as your rubbish.
Recyclables with grades 1-7 are included in the kerbside collection.
Please place your green bin in clear view of the kerb
Place cardboard/paper in a plastic bag or tie it up with string on the kerb beside your bin.
Extra recyclables can be disposed of free of charge at your transfer station Matamata Mangawhero Rd Phone: 888 5700 Open 10am till 4pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
Household quantities of hazardous waste can be disposed of free of charge, including paints, solvents, cleaning fluids, car batteries and oil.
Please contact your local Refuse and Recycling Transfer Station for more details.
– Tui St, Phone: 888 7157
Email: mmlib@mpdc. mgovt.nz or visit www.library.mpdc.govt.nz Opening Hours: Monday: 9am till 5pm Tuesday: 9am till 5pm Wednesday: 10am till 5pm
Thursday: 9am till 5pm Friday: 9am till 7pm Saturday: 9am till 1pm Libraries are closed on Sundays and public holidays.
Matamata Sports Centre, Meura St
Phone: 888 4899 or visit www.matamatasports.co.nz
Monday to Thursday: 6am till 8pm Friday: 6am till 7pm Weekends: 10am till 4pm Public holidays: closed Firth Tower Estate and Museum, Tower Rd
Phone: 888 8369 or visit www.firthtower.co.nz
Opening hours: Thursday to Monday, 10am till 4pm
Matamata Aerodrome and Camping Ground, State Highway 27, Waharoa. Phone 888 8386 Matamata Domain Founders Park Neil Algar Reserve Hetana St Reserve Pohlen Park Swap Park Centennial Drive Tom Grant Drive Waharoa Domain Walton Domain Furness Reserve Kaimai Tunnel Reserve Wairere Falls Reserve Rapurapu Reserve Hawes Bush, Waharoa
Check it out: Firth Tower Reserve and Museum is a popular spot for visitors to Matamata and the perfect place to have a family picnic.