Easter Holiday Arrangements

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Published: 11 Apr 2022

Shops are not required to close over Easter Holiday period. Shops may open at the owner's discretion. For more information read

Opening times for Council facilities and Kerbside services over the Easter holiday are as follows:

Council Facility Good Friday
15  April
Saturday
16 April
Sunday
17 April
Easter Monday
18 April
Aigantighe Art Gallery CLOSED

12-4pm

12-4pm 12-4pm
CBay (Pools and Gym) 7am-7pm 7am-7pm 7am-7pm 7am-7pm
CBay (Cafe)9am to 4pm9am to 4pm9am to 4pm9am to 4pm
Council Offices (King George Place, Timaru) Closed Closed Closed Closed
South Canterbury MuseumExhibitions open
1–4:30pm
Archives closed    
Exhibitions open
1-4:30pm
Archives closed
Exhibitions &
archives open
1–4:30pm
Exhibitions open
1–4:30pm
Archives closed

CBay

Les Mills Group Fitness Classes

Good Friday 15 April Saturday 16 April Sunday 17 April Easter Monday 18 April
9.15am RPM 8.30am  RPM 9.00am Sprint 9.00am Sprint
10.15am BodyStep 9.45am BodyPump9.45am BodyBalance9.30am BodyBalance
   10.15am Tone
   4.30pm RPM
   5.00pm BodyPump
  • Learn2Swim Term 2 commences Monday 2nd May, enrolments are open now.
  • No AquaGentle classes on Good Friday or Easter Monday.
  • Hydroslides run from 10.30am to 5pm Good Friday to Easter Monday.
  • Inflatable and Volleyball from 12noon to 3pm every day during the school holidays
  • Normal hours and timetable resumes on Tuesday 19th April.

District Libraries and Service Centres

Library Good Friday 15 April Saturday 16 April Sunday 17 April Easter Monday 18 April
Timaru Closed 10am-1pm 1-4pm 1-4pm
Temuka Closed Closed Closed Closed
Geraldine Closed Closed Closed Closed

Timaru District Transfer Stations

Location Good Friday 15 April Saturday 16 April Sunday 17 April Easter Monday 18 April
Timaru Closed 10am-4.30pm 10am-4.30pm 10am-4.30pm
Pleasant Point Closed 10am-4pm (last entry 3.45pm) Closed Closed
Temuka Closed 10am-4pm (last entry 3.45pm) Closed Closed
Geraldine Closed 10am-4pm(last entry 3.45pm) Closed Closed

Kerbside Rubbish Collection

Please note: as collection rounds are quicker at this time of year, bins should be placed out the night before, or by 6am on the relevant day, to ensure they are available for emptying. Maximum weight is 80kg.

Kerbside Rubbish Collection Thursday 14 AprilGood Friday 
15 April
Saturday
16 April
Sunday 17 April Easter Monday
18  April
Tuesday
19 April
Domestic - All Areas Normal service No service Collection of Friday Bins No service Normal service Normal service
Commercial - Rural CBD Areas

(Central Business District)
Geraldine, Pleasant Point, Temuka
Green bins
& collection
of Friday's yellow bins

No service

No service No service

No service

Collection of Monday's red bins

Please note there are no changes to the Timaru CBD bin collections.

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 84632

Last updated: 11 Apr 2022