Christmas-New Year hours

The Taranaki Regional Council wishes everyone a safe and happy festive season. The Council office will close at the end of business on Christmas Eve and reopen at 8am on Friday, 3 January, 2020.

The switchboard will remain open at all times, including statutory holidays, and officers are on call to deal with any urgent issues that may arise.

To report pollution or any other environmental incident, please call 0800 736 222 at any time of the day or night including weekends and statutory holidays.

Public gardens

Tūpare, Hollard Gardens and Pukeiti are open all day, every day over the Christmas-New Year period, and entry is free.

Public transport

Citylink and Connector bus services will NOT run on 25-26 December or 1-2 January, but will otherwise operate as normal.  All bus routes & timetables

There are changes to Southlink's Ōpunake-Hāwera and Waverley-Hāwera services during the holiday fortnight. See Southlink changes for holiday fortnight

Social media

The Council’s social media pages (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) will NOT be monitored over the two-week Christmas-New Year period. So if you need to report pollution or any other environmental incident, please call 0800 736 222 at any time of the day or night. For non-urgent matters, please call the switchboard when our offices are open.