Christmas & New Year Holiday Arrangements 2018 / 2019

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Published: 14 Dec 2018

Opening times for Council facilities and kerbside services over the Christmas and New Year period are as follows.

2018 / 2019 Council Offices
King George Place, Timaru
Aigantighe Art Gallery South Canterbury Museum *
Monday 24 Dec ClosedClosed Closed
Tuesday 25 Dec Closed Closed Closed
Wednesday 26 Dec Closed Closed Closed
Thursday 27 Dec Closed 10am-4pm 10am-4.30pm
Friday 28 DecClosed10am-4pm10am-4.30pm
Saturday 29 Dec Closed 12pm-4pm 1pm-4.30pm
Sunday 30 Dec Closed 12pm-4pm 1pm-4.30pm
Monday 31 Dec Closed Closed Closed
Tuesday 1 Jan Closed ClosedClosed
Wednesday 2 JanClosed  Closed 1pm-4.30pm
Thursday 3 JanNormal Hours Resume
8.30am-5pm 
Normal Hours Resume
10am-4pm
Normal Hours Resume
10am-4.30pm
Friday 4 Jan 8.30am-5pm10am-4pm 10am-4.30pm
Saturday 5 JanClosed      12pm-4pm 1pm-4.30pm
Sunday 6 JanClosed12pm-4pm1pm-4.30pm
Monday 7 Jan8.30am - 5pmClosedClosed

* Museum Archives closed 21/12/18 to 7/01/19

District Libraries and Service Centres

2018 / 2019 Timaru District Library Temuka Library / Service and Information Centre Geraldine Library and Service Centre
Monday 24 Dec9am-5pm 8.30am-5pm 8.30am-5pm
Tuesday 25 DecClosedClosedClosed
Wednesday 26 Dec Closed Closed Closed
Thursday 27 Dec9am-5pm8.30am-5pm8.30am-5pm
Friday 28 Dec9am-5pm 8.30am-5pm 8.30am-5pm
Saturday 29 Dec 10am-1pm 10am-1pm 10am-1pm
Sunday 30 Dec 1pm-4pm Closed Closed
Monday 31 Dec 9am-5pm 8.30am-5pm 8.30am-5pm
Tuesday 1 JanClosedClosed Closed
Wednesday 2 Jan Closed Closed Closed
Thursday 3 Jan9am-5pm 8.30am-5pm8.30am-5pm
Friday 4 Jan 9am-5pm 8.30am-5pm 8.30am-5pm
Saturday 5 Jan10am-1pm10am-1pm10am-1pm
Sunday 6 Jan1pm-4pmClosedClosed

Normal Opening Hours resume Monday 7 January. E-Library open 24/7 at timarudistrictlibraries.co.nz

CBay and District Swimming Pools

Please see https://www.cbaytimaru.co.nz/ for holiday season fitness class timetables.

2018 / 2019 CBay Aquatics CBay Fitness Temuka GeraldinePleasant Point
Monday 24 Dec 7am-7pm 7am-7pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 12pm-6pm
Tuesday 25 DecClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed
Wednesday 26 Dec7am-7pm         7am-7pm10am-7pm10am-8pm12pm-7pm
Thursday 27 Dec7am-7pm 7am-7pm 10am-7pm 10am-8pm 12pm-7pm
Friday 28 Dec 7am-7pm

7am-7pm

10am-7pm 10am-8pm 12pm-7pm
Saturday 29 Dec7am-7pm 7am-7pm 10am-7pm 10am-8pm 12pm-pm
Sunday 30 Dec 7am-7pm 7am-7pm 10am-7pm 10am-8pm 12pm-7pm
Monday 31 Dec7am-7pm 7am-7pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 12pm-6pm
Tuesday 1 Dec 7am-7pm 7am-7pm 10am-7pm 10am-8pm 12pm-7pm
Wednesday 2 Dec 7am-7pm 7am-7pm 10pm-7pm 10am-8pm 12pm-7pm
Thursday 3 Jan 7am-7pm 7am-7pm 10am-7pm 10am-8pm 12pm-7pm
Friday 4 Jan 7am-7pm 7am-7pm 10am-7pm 10am-8pm 12pm-7pm
  • Full CBay Fitness timetable resumes Monday 14 January 2018.
  • The last AquaFitness class will be held on Wednesday 19 December.  AquaFitness normal timetable resumes Monday 14 January 2018.
  • Daily hydroslide session times are: 10.30am-5pm until Sunday 27th January.
  • Big Splash and Drive:  12noon onwards subject to lifeguard availability.
  • CBay Inflatable and Paddle Boats: Every day from 12 noon to 3pm until Friday 25th January.
  • Agefit & Mums and bubs: Last class 20 December, Agefit resumes Thursday 8 January, Mums and bubs resumes Thursday 24 January.

Timaru District Waste Transfer Stations

2018 / 19 Redruth Pleasant Point Temuka Geraldine

Monday 24 Dec

7.30am–4.30pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

Tuesday 25 Dec

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Wednesday 26 Dec

10am–4.30pm

2.30pm-4.30pm

Closed

Closed

Thursday 27 Dec

7.30am–4.30pm

Closed

1am-4.30pm

Closed

Friday 28 Dec

7.30am–4.30pm

Closed

Closed

2pm-4pm

Saturday 29 Dec

10am–4.30pm

10am-4pm

10am-4pm

10am-4pm

Sunday 30 Dec

10am–4.30pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

Monday 31 Dec

7.30am–4.30pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

Tuesday 1 Jan

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Wednesday 2 Jan

10am-4.30pm

2.30pm-4.30pm

Closed

Closed

Kerbside Rubbish Collection

  Household Businesses and Commercial Areas 
Central Business District (CBD) ONLY
2018 / 19 All Areas Timaru
CBD ONLY
Temuka, Geraldine &
Pleasant Point CBD ONLY
Monday 24 Dec Normal Service Tuesday's Red bins emptiedRed bins emptied
Tuesday 25 Dec No Service, Tuesday's bins to be collected Sat 29 December
No service No service
Wednesday 26 DecNormal Service No service ----
Thursday 27 DecNormal ServiceYellow and Green Bins emptied Green bins emptied
Friday 28 Dec Normal service ---- Yellow bins emptied
Saturday 29 Dec Collection of Tuesday 25 December bins--------
Sunday 30 Dec----- ---- ----
Monday 31 DecNormal service Tuesday's Red bins emptiedRed bins emptied
Tuesday 1 Jan No service, bins to be emptied on Saturday 5 JanuaryNo service - Red bins will be emptied 31 Dec. Yellow and green bins will be emptied Thursday 3 Jan -----

Bin Colours

W/C 24 December:

Timaru Green and Red Others Green and Yellow

W/C 31 December:

Timaru Green Yellow Others Green Red

Emergency Contact

  • The emergency telephone number for all services in all areas is Timaru 03 687 7200.
  • Geraldine residents may also use Council's freephone number:  0800 4 TIMDC / 0800 48 46 32

Last updated: 06 Nov 2019