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Additional security measures

We are aware that some customers are having issues making payments online. This is due to Visa and Mastercard now enforcing two-factor authentication on all payments in order to increase security.

If you are having issues making an online payment, please contact your bank.

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Delivery of bins for the kerbside service

Information on requesting new bins and delivery time frames

All requests for new or changes to existing services can be made by accessing our portal and selecting the service you require from the drop down menu, you will need your address, rating valuation number, and customer number with your request.

View the online portal

Requesting an additional bin

Additional bins are available for all households for food scraps and glass. We aim to deliver new bins within five working days. When requesting and additional bin please ensure you’ve read our terms and conditions.

For current charges please see our up to date fees.

Requesting bins for your new build

Once your new build has received a code of compliance (CCC) you will now be eligible for the kerbside waste collection service. Please go to the portal choose from one of the following bin bundles any time after 10 working days from the date the Code of Compliance was issued:

  • Low waste bin bundle
  • Standard bin bundle
  • High waste bin bundle 

For more information on what these bundles contain visit our change your bin size page.

These bins, along with an education brochure, will be delivered to your property within 10 working days of your request, and will be charged in your next residential rates bill.

If you don’t choose a particular bin bundle by 30 June, we will deliver the “Standard bin bundle” to your property.

Garden waste

The garden waste service is an optional fortnightly or four-weekly collection. You can sign up via the portal and we’ll aim to deliver your bins within five working days.

For more information on fees and bin delivery timeframes visit our Garden waste page.

Contact us

Email us at kerbside@tauranga.govt.nz or phone 07 577 7000.

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