Summer holiday hours 2020/2021

​Rubbish and recycling​​​

Hamilton's kerbside rubbish and recycling collections will run a little differently over the Christmas/New Year period. 

​Monday 21 to Thursday 24 December​Regular collection day
​Friday 25 December​Collection day Saturday 26 December
​Monday 28 to Thursday 31 December​Regular collection day
​Friday 1 January​Collection day Saturday 2 January
​Monday 4 to Friday 8 January​Collection day one day later than normal e.g. Monday's usual areas collected on Tuesday and so on. 

​For further information on rubbish and recycling, or ways to reduce waste in the city, go to www.fightthelandfill.co.nz

​Municipal Building​​

The main Council office will close at 3​pm on 24 December 2020 and reopen at 7.45am on Monday 11 January 2021.

If you have an urgent request or an emergency, contact the Council Call Centre, 24 hours a day, on 07 838 6699.

Hamilton Libraries​

24 December​All branches close at 5.30pm
​25 DecemberClosed
​26 DecemberClosed
​27 December Closed
​28 DecemberClosed
​29 DecemberCentral, Chartwell, Dinsdale close at 5.30pm, other branches closed.
​30 DecemberCentral, Chartwell, Dinsdale close at 5.30pm, other branches closed.
​31 DecemberCentral, Chartwell, Dinsdale close at 5.30pm, other branches closed.
1 JanuaryClosed
​2 JanuaryClosed​​
​3 January​Closed
​4 January​Closed
5 January​​​Normal hours resume

The after-hours returns bins at all libraries will be open.​​

Hamilto​n Pools​

Waterworld

23 December​​5.30am to 3.30pm
​24 December10am to 6pm
​25 Decemberclosed
​26 December10am to 6pm
​27 December 10am to 6pm​
​28 December5.30am to 8pm
​29 December5.30am to 8pm
​30 December5.30am to 8pm
​31 December10am to 6pm​
1 January10am to 6pm​
​2 January10am to 6pm​​
3 January​99am to 8pm​

Gallagher Aquatic ​​Centre

23 December​6am to 3.30pm
​24 December​​​10am to 6pm
​25 Decemberclosed
​26 Decemberclosed
​27 December 10am to 6pm​
​28 December6am to 8pm
​29 December6am to 8pm
30 December6am to 8pm
​31 December10am to 6pm​
1 Januaryclosed
​2 January​​closed
3 January​7.30am to 8pm​​

Waika​​to Museum


25 December​closed
​​Normal opening hours are 10am to 5pm daily. 

ArtsPost

25 December​closed
​Normal opening hours are 10am to 5pm daily.

iSite

25 Decemberclosed
​Normal opening hours are 10am to 5pm daily.

Hamilton Zoo

25 December​​​closed
​Normal opening hours from 9.30am to 4.30pm daily​ Final admission 3.30pm

​Hamilton​ Gardens

The Enclosed Gardens will remain open 7.30am to 7.30pm every day. 

Our Information Centre, Gift Shop and Café:
25 December​closed​
Normal opening hours daily​Information Centre and gift shop, 9am to 5pm
Café, 9am to 6pm

Building Unit and inspection servic​​​​​es 

The office is closed 3pm on 24 December 2020 and reopen at on Monday 11 January 2021.

LIM applications ​​​​​​

​Express applications​We will not be accepting express applications from 11 Decemb​er 2020 to 14 January 2021. 
​LIMs applications​Council office is closed from 3pm 24 December 2020 to 7.45am 11 January 2021. Any applications received durring this period will be held until 11 January 2021. ​

Click here for more information about LIM applications​

H3 Venues

H3 venues - FMG Stadium, Seddon Park and Claudelands Event Centre are closed 3pm on 24 December 2020 and reopen at on Monday 11 January 2021.

Animal Education a​​nd Contr​​​​ol

24 December​12.30pm to 3pm
​25 Decemberclosed
​26 Decemberclosed
​27 December ​12.30pm to 4.30pm
​28 December​12.30pm to 4.30pm
​29 December12.30pm to 4.30pm
​30 December12.30pm to 4.30pm
​31 December12.30pm to 4.30pm
1 Januaryclosed
​2 Januaryclosed
3 January​Back to normal operating hours
Page reviewed: 10 Dec 2020 9:37am