Landfill location and charges, and litter penalties

Find out about the fees and charges for Hutt City landfills including littering charges.

Silverstream Landfill

  • Address: Reynolds Bach Drive, Stokes Valley
  • Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am-5pm
    Daylight saving time: Sat and Sun 8am-6pm
    NZ standard time:  Sat and Sun 8am-5pm
  • Closed: Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday
  • Telephone: 04-563 6952

Landfill charges from 1 July 2021

All landfill charges include GST.

Note: We only take payment by credit card and EFTPOS.

General refuse

Includes shredded tyres and tyres cut into four.



Cars and station wagons


Vans, utilities, SUVs and trailers.


All other vehicles (per tonne). $80.50 minimum charge applies.


Green waste

Includes all garden waste. Green waste must not be mixed with general refuse.



Cars and station wagons


Vans, utilities, SUVs and trailers.


All other vehicles (per tonne).


Special waste

You need Council approval to dump all special waste.


Per tonne

Minimum charge

More than 4 whole tyres






Special waste (default)



Certain special wastes (eg asbestos)


POA - call in advance

You can also dispose waste at Seaview Transfer Station

  • Address: 27 Seaview Road, Seaview
  • Opening hours: Mon-Sat 7:30am-5pm / Sun 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Telephone: 0800 10 10 10

Littering charges

Littering is illegal in Hutt City.  If you get caught littering, you'll have to pay a fine.

If you find litter or see illegal dumping, contact us on 04 570 6666 or log it online.

Report a problem

We can issue rubbish dumping and littering fines for:

  • dumping rubbish illegally
  • throwing litter from vehicles
  • material falling off trailers.

You have 28 days to pay your fine.

Type of littering


  • cigarette butts
  • wrappers/paper
  • chewing gum
  • small amount of food wast
  • take-away food/drink containers
  • fish and chip papers
  • plastic drink bottle(s) and aluminium can(s)
  • domestic/commercial waste in, or by, public litter bins
  • single small bag of refuse


  • multiple small bags, one to three large bags or boxes of refuse
  • small furniture items
  • small amounts of discard due to an insecure load from truck or trailer


  • any large volume of household/commercial/ green waste
  • car parts
  • large furniture items
  • four or more large rubbish bags
  • hazardous rubbish such as used nappies, needles, sanitary pads, broken glass, wood with nails and sharp metals.


For more information

Litter Act 1979