Holiday Hours

Below are the open hours for Council services and facilities for Christmas and New Years.

Council is always available by phone 03 546 0200 for emergencies.

NBus Services

25 Dec: No service on any routes.
26 Dec, 1 and 2 Jan: Routes 1 and 2 will operate on the Saturday timetable. No services on routes 3-7.

Additional Late Late Bus New Year's Eve

Only Nelson stop will be on the corner of Rutherford and Hardy Streets, next to the NZDF.
Nelson to Richmond (via Tahunanui): 10:00pm, 11:00pm, 1am, 2am, 3:15am
Richmond to Nelson (via Bishopdale): 10:30pm, 11:30pm, 1:30am, 2:30am, 3:45am

See Bus timetables.

Nelson Public Libraries

All libraries will close 4:00pm on Christmas Eve.
All libraries will be closed the following dates:

  • Tuesday 25 December
  • Wednesday 26 December
  • Tuesday, 1 January 
  • Wednesday 2 January

Recycling and Nelmac Rubbish Collection

No recycling and Nelmac rubbish collection on 25 Dec or 1 Jan. Collection will remain the same for Monday 24 and 31 December. The usual collection will be moved a day later than usual for both weeks (excluding Mondays). For example, if your usual collection is a Tuesday, it will be collected on Wednesday. Friday collection will be done on a Saturday. Collection will return to the usual days 7 January 2019. Please check with your provider for other collection services.

More info.

Pascoe Street Transfer Station

Closed 25 Dec.
Open 26 Dec 10.00am – 4.30pm.
Closed 1 Jan.
Open 2 Jan 10.00am – 4.30pm.
See the usual hours.

York Valley Landfill

Closed 25 Dec.
Open 26 Dec 10.00am – 2.00pm.
Closed 1 Jan.
Open 2 Jan 10.00am – 2.00pm.
See the usual hours.

Broadgreen Historic House

Closed 25 Dec. More info.

Founders Heritage Park

Closed 25 Dec. More info.

Isel House

Closed 25-26 Dec, and 1-2 Jan. More info.

Council Customer Service Centre, Civic House

Closed 3pm 24 Dec. Opens 8:30am 3 Jan. Council is always available by phone 03 546 0200 for emergencies.