Public dump stations in New Zealand

Always be responsible when it comes to emptying waste from your motorhome. Only use a designated dump station, like those listed below.  

Far North

  • Gibby’s Place D/S 331 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri.
  • Kaikohe Public D/S Recreation Road behind Pioneer Village toilets.
  • Kaitaia D/S Matthews Ave Behind iSite (Te Ahu) on SH1.
  • Kawakawa Public D/S Waimio St, off SH11.
  • Kerikeri D/S Cobham Rd.
  • Mangonui Waterfront Drive D/S
  • Next to public toilets.
  • Opononi Public D/S SH2, opposite Opononi Area School.
  • Omapere Information Centre D/S


  • Dargaville Public D/S
  • Mobil service station, SH12.
  • Dargaville Public D/S
  • Caltex service station SH12
  • Dargaville Public D/S Dargaville Museum Harding Park
  • Kellys Bay Reserve D/S
  • Bay View Rd. Restrictions apply.
  • Langs Beach Cove Rd D/S
  • Next to public toilet.
  • Ngunguru Public D/S Te Maika Road.
  • Te Arai Point Public D/S
  • Public toilets. Restrictions apply.
  • Waipu Public D/S Langs Beach.
  • Warkworth Public D/S Kowhai Park.
  • Wellsford Public D/S Centennial Park.
  • Whangarei Caltex Star Mart D/S
  • Lower Tarewa Rd.
  • Whangarei D/S Kioreroa Rd.

Hibiscus Coast

  • Albany RV Super Centre PDS Bush Rd.
  • Oteha Valley Rd Extn D/S
  • Beside bulk water tanker fill station.
  • Orewa Western Reserve D/S
  • Western Reserve car park adjacent boat ramp.
  • Whangaparaoa Public D/S, Laurie Southwick Parade, Gulf Harbour. Adjacent public toilet and boat ramp.


  • Central City Pier Z Westhaven
  • Marina D/S, Westhaven Drive. Toilets and showers available. Short-term parking only.
  • Great Barrier Island Claris Landfill.
  • Half Moon Bay Marina D/S
  • Helensville Shelly Beach Public Toilets.
  • Manukau Mobil service station
  • Wiri Station Road.
  • Maraetai Dr Maraetai D/S
  • Maraetai Drive, near boat club entrance.
  • Te Atatu South McLeod Park D/S
  • McLeod Rd Extension, oppostite Riverglade Parkway.
  • Waitakere Public D/S
  • Te Atatu, McLeod Road Extension.
  • Weymouth Cosmopolitan and Sports Club D/S Sykes Rd.


  • Drury Public D/S Tui Street, Pukekohe (behind shops) just before railway bridge. Access limited during weekends.
  • Kawakawa Bay Boat Ramp D/S
  • Kakawa Bay, Next to the public toilets.
  • Pukekohe Public D/S
  • Franklin Road, by sports stadium.
  • Takanini, Bruce Pulman Park D/S
  • Walters Rd, park is on the left.
  • Tuakau Public D/S Opposite police station.
  • Waiuku Public D/S Jane Gifford Reserve, King St, on Bypass Rd to Manukau Heads.
  • Waharau Public D/S Opposite regional park. Large site. Restrictions apply.
  • Wiri PDS Mobil service station Druces Rd. At intersection with Wiri Station Rd.


  • Cooks Beach Marine Parade D/S
  • Adjacent public toilet, middle of beach reserve.
  • Coromandel Wharf Rd D/S
  • Adjacent public toilets.
  • Tairua Ocean Beach Rd D/S
  • Thames Banks St D/S
  • Opposite Toyota factory.
  • Paeroa Marshall St D/S
  • Adjacent toilets.
  • Pauanui Pleasant Point D/S Adjacent toilets.
  • Waihi Kenny St D/S
  • Victoria Park toilets and playground.
  • Whangamata Martyn Rd D/S
  • Whitianga Transfer Station D/S Open 10am-5pm.

Rotorua and lakes

  • Cambridge Wastewater Treatment Plant D/S Left off Matos Segedin Drive.
  • Hamilton Public D/S Forest Lake.
  • Mangakino Public D/S Wairenga Road.
  • Matamata Public D/S Hetana Street, in parking area of old railway station.
  • Morrinsville Recreation Ground PDS Cureton St, next to toilets.
  • Ngaruawahia Public D/S Waikato Domain, on right between bridge and building.
  • Putaruru Market St D/S
  • Raglan Public D/S Bow Street.
  • Te Aroha Public D/S Skate park toilets.
  • Te Aroha Lawrence St D/S
  • Te Awamutu Public D/S Mobil service station, Arawata St, off SH3.
  • Te Kauwhata Public D/S Domain.
  • Te Kauwhata Domain D/S Off Mahi Rd.
  • Tirau Public D/S Depot St, at Caltex service station.
  • Kinloch Marina D/S In marina car park.
  • Tokaanu Public D/S At boat ramp. Wairakei BP service station and truck stop, SH1.
  • Taupo Public D/S 2 Mile Bay Boat Ramp.
  • Tokoroa Whakauru St D/S Next to Sewerage Treatment Station.
  • Tokoroa Mossop Rd D/S At the rear of the Chopping Club.
  • Tokoroa Public D/S Whakauru Street
  • Rotorua Wastewater Treatment Plant D/S Te Ngae Rd.
  • Boat Shed Bay, Lake Tawarewa D/S Spencer Rd.
  • Rotorua Glenholme Reserve Public D/S

Bay of Plenty (BOP)

  • Greerton D/S Maleme St, opposite No.46 Environmental Waste.
  • Katikati Public D/S Uretara Domain, Major Street. beside the A&P Showgrounds.
  • Mt Maunganui Public D/S
  • On main route to Tauranga via Harbour Bridge.
  • Mt Maunganui Z station Hewletts Rd.
  • Omokoroa Public D/S Domain Trailer Park.
  • Omokoroa Public D/S
  • SH2, opposite fire station.
  • Tauranga Airport PDS Past Classic Flyers NZ building.
  • Tauranga Public D/S Malene Road.
  • Tauranga Public D/S Tauranga Domain.
  • Te Puke Commerce Lane D/S
  • Adjacent public toilets.
  • Waihi Beach D/S Island Bay Reserve Seaforth Rd. Site is on the left side. Freshwater available.

Eastern BOP

  • Edgecumbe Rangitaiki Cosmopolitan Club Inc D/S Overnight parking and town supply drinking water.
  • Kawerau Public D/S
  • Opposite information centre.
  • Murupara Pine Dr D/S Behind service station.
  • Ohope Public D/S
  • Public toilets, Maraetotara Reserve.
  • Omaio Public D/S Omaio Domain
  • Opokiti BP Cnr Bridges and Church Streets
  • Te Kaha Holiday Park D/S
  • There is a charge if not staying at the park.
  • Waiotahi Stock Effluent Station D/S Waiotahi Beach Rd, about 5km north of Kutarere.
  • Whakatane Caltex D/S
  • Commerce St, next to fire station.


  • Gisborne BP Cnr Ormond and Sheridan.
  • Gisborne Hallrite Plumbing and Gasfitting Yard D/S
  • Awapuni Rd.
  • Gisborne Mobil Wainui Road.
  • Gisborne Watson Park Public D/S
  • Kaiti Mobil Portside D/S
  • Cnr Wainui Rd and Hirini St, near the wharf.
  • Te Araroa Transfer Station D/S
  • Te Arawapia Rd.
  • Tokomaru Bay Mayfair Store and Cabins D/S Waitangi St, just past the fire station.
  • Waikaremoana Motor Camp D/S SH38, at Opourau Bay. Restrictions. Phone to book.
  • Wairoa Memorial Park D/S Freyberg St

Hawke's Bay

  • Clive BP 2GO D/S Main Rd.
  • Dannevirke High St Caltex service station D/S Town water available.
  • Hastings Kenilworth Rd D/S
  • Havelock North Napier Rd D/S
  • Adjacent to roundabout.
  • Napier Latham St D/S
  • Opposite Port of Napier Brass Band Hall, beside council sewerage station.
  • Napier Marine Parade D/S
  • Marine Parade, by public toilets. Drinking water available.
  • Waipawa BP 2GO D/S Islington Drive.


  • Aotea Park Public D/S Chester St.
  • Bell Block AA Vehicle Testing Station D/S Swan Drive.
  • Mobil service station D/S
  • Leach St. Destination will be on the left. Restrictions. Greywater only.
  • New Plymouth Public D/S
  • BP service station, Powderham St.
  • New Plymouth BP 2GO D/S
  • Powderham St. Destination will be on the right. Restrictions. Greywater only
  • Normanby Public D/S
  • Main Road north, Hawera.
  • Normanby Waihi Rd/SH3 D/S
  • Beside the public toilets.
  • Opunake Public D/S Cnr Napier and King Streets.
  • Opunake Beach Rd PDS Beach Rd. Destination on public side of beach reserve.
  • South Taranaki Club D/S Restrictions. Only available when club is open.
  • Stratford Esk Road D/S
  • Opposite sale yards. Drinking water available.
  • Taumarunui Cosmopolitan Club D/S Katarina St, behind Liquorland, in main car park area.
  • Whangamomona Domain


  • Marton King Street D/S Directly opposite the waste transfer station.
  • Ohakune Club D/S
  • Ayr St. Also an NZMCA PoP.
  • Oakune Public D/S Goldfinch Avenue.
  • Raukawa Falls & YMCA Raukawa Adventure Centre D/S SH4.
  • Sanson D/S Fagan St. Located opposite pool on community hall access road.
  • Taihape Public D/S Linnet Street.
  • Taihape BP Connect D/S Tui St.
  • Wainui Beach Reserve D/S
  • Nukumaru Pde. Adjacent to public toilet.
  • Waverley Aotea Rotary Park D/S
  • Cnr of Weraroa Rd/Chester St.
  • Wanganui Sports Centre Springvale Park D/S Off London St.
  • Ashhurst Domain D/S SH3/Napier Rd.
  • Feilding BP Connect D/S
  • Cnr SH54/Kimbolton St.
  • Feilding Turners Rd Effluent Site D/S
  • Next to the truck effluent site.
  • Palmerston North BP Connect D/S Havill St.
  • Palmerston North Caltex Fitzherbert D/S
  • Awapuni Totara Rd D/S
  • Opposite Awapuni Racecourse.
  • Foxton Victoria Park D/S
  • BP Connect Levin D/S Adjacent carwash. Freshwater available.
  • Levin Sheffield Street D/S


  • Carterton Dalefield Rd D/S
  • Eketahuna Club Public D/S
  • Cnr SH2 and Jones St.
  • Featherston Johnston Street D/S
  • Greytown Arbor Reserve D/S Opposite Kuranui College. Small vans only.
  • Martinborough Dublin Street D/S
  • Masterton Homestead D/S
  • In front of the Copthorne Resort, Solway Park. Ask at The Homestead Bar for permission.
  • Mawley Holiday Park D/S, Oxford St. Drinking water available.
  • Pahiatua Tararua Club D/S
  • Pongaroa D/S Adjacent public toilets SH52.
  • Woodville Normanby St D/S Far end of swimming pool building.


  • Otaki Riverbank Road D/S Outside tip and sewerage pond entrance.
  • Paraparaumu Mobil service station D/S Cnr of Amohia St and Kapiti Rd.
  • Plimmerton Freeway Leisure & RV Centre Public D/S Ulric St, behind building.
  • Porirua Tawa Swimming Pool D/S West end of pool building.
  • Ngauranga Wellington D/S Dump station through past junction of Centennial Highway and Hutt Rd.
  • Upper Hutt Eastern Hutt Rd D/S
  • Wellington Evans Bay Marina D/S
  • No overnight parking.
  • Wellington Happy Valley Road D/S Behind public toilets by sportsfield. Uneven ground and unsuitable for all vehicles.


  • Collingwood D/S William St, near entrance of Collingwood Motor Camp.
  • Motueka Public D/S Hickmott Place.
  • Murchison Public D/S TNL Freight Yard, SH6.
  • Murchison Mobil service station D/S SH6.
  • Nelson Public D/S Mobil Tahuranui.
  • Nelson Public D/S BP truck stop, Hay St.
  • Richmond Public D/S Jubilee Park.
  • Richmond Fittal St D/S
  • Seddon Auto Services D/S Clifford St.
  • Tahuranui Mobil D/S Tahuranui Drive.
  • Takaka Mobil D/S
  • Cnr Commercial and Motupipi Streets.
  • Takaka Public D/S Golden Bay i-SITE.
  • Tapawera D/S Opposite Tapawera Tavern.
  • Uruwhenua Bridge D/S East Takaka Road.


  • Blenheim Mobil Public D/S SH1.
  • Picton D/S Challenge S/S
  • Cnr Wairau and Kent Streets.
  • South Bay Domain D/S South Bay Parade.

West Coast

  • Franz Josef Glacier Motors Mobil D/S
  • Greymouth Public D/S New World car park.
  • Greymouth Public D/S Cobden Bridge.
  • Greymouth Public D/S Caltex.
  • Haast Public D/S Marks Rd.
  • Hokitika Public D/S Sewerage ponds, SH6.
  • Nelson Creek Public D/S
  • Nelson Creek Domain.
  • Pleasant Flat SH6 DOC Camp D/S
  • Ross Information and Heritage Centre D/S Aylmer St.
  • Runanga Public D/S Runanga Working Men’s Club.
  • Westport Public D/S Countdown.
  • Westport Public D/S New World.


  • Amberley Public D/S Mobil, Carters Rd.
  • Amberley Beach Camping Ground D/S South Crescent.
  • Cheviot Public D/S Collect key from Mobil.
  • Hanmer Springs Rd D/S
  • Lincoln Edward St ECAN D/S Owned by Selwyn District Council.
  • Kaiapoi Public D/S Charles St.
  • Kaikoura Public D/S South Bay Domain.
  • Kaikoura BP 2GO D/S SH1. Ask staff about showers and blackwater dumping fee.
  • Oxford Public D/S High St.
  • Rangiora Public D/S Railway Rd.
  • Redwood Styx Mill Rd transfer station D/S
  • Rolleston Tennyson St BP Connect D/S
  • Springfield’s Kowhai Pass Domain D/S Showers by token.
  • Templeton D/S Main South Rd/SH1, i-SITE.
  • Waikari Domain Campground D/S
  • 15 Denham Terrace.
  • Wainui French Farm Beach D/S
  • French Farm Bay. Free parking along shoreline, suggested D/S donation $4.
  • South Canterbury/Coastal Otago
  • Fairlie Public D/S Main St.
  • Lake Benmore Wildlife Camping Ground.
  • Lake Tekapo Public D/S SH8.
  • Lake Tekapo Public D/S 2 Lake Side Drive.
  • Methven Public D/S Mobil service station.
  • Oamaru Public D/S
  • Waitaki Transport Yard, SH1.
  • Rakaia Public D/S
  • Rolleston St.
  • Rakaia Gorge Public D/S
  • Public toilets, SH72.
  • St Andrews Domain St Andrews.
  • Twizel Public D/S Adjacent Shell.
  • Timaru Public D/S Caroline Bay.
  • Wanaka Public D/S Brownston St.
  • Washdyke Public D/S Sheffield St, Timaru.

Central Otago

  • Blackball Public D/S Sports Domain.
  • DK Auto Services Main Rd, Waikouaiti.
  • Dunedin North Cumberland St North.
  • Dunedin Public D/S
  • BP Connect, Dunedin Central.
  • Dunedin Shell Old Gas Works.
  • Dunedin Shell Valley Kaikoura Valley Rd.
  • Mosgiel Public D/S Gordon Rd.
  • Ranfurly Public D/S
  • Cnr Northland and Charlmont.
  • Warrington Public D/S Warrington Domain.


  • Albion Cricket Club Main Rd, Luggate.
  • Arrowtown Public D/S
  • Lake Districts Museum.Caltex Alexandra Centennial Ave.
  • Caltex Cromwell Murray Tce.
  • Clinton Public D/S
  • Adjacent park behind BP, SH1.
  • Cromwell Public D/S Sargood Drive.
  • Kidds Bush Reserve Lake Hawea.
  • Lawrence Public D/S Rest area, SH8.Omakau Public D/S
  • Omakau Recreation Reserve.
  • Queenstown BP Connect Public D/S Frankton Rd.
  • Queenstown Public D/S Cemetery Rd.
  • Roxborough Council Depot Teviot St.
  • Tapanui Public D/S Bushy Hill Rd.


  • Gore Public D/S Richmond Rd.
  • Gore Public D/S Entry 1, A&P Showgrounds.
  • Invercargill Public D/S Spey St.
  • Knobs Flat Public D/S SH 94, Te Anau.
  • Manapouri Public D/S Hillside Rd.
  • Milford Sound Public D/S Milford Village.
  • Otautau Public D/S Behind Plunket, Hume St.
  • Riversdale S/S Newcastle St.
  • Riverton BP Bay Rd.
  • Riverton Race Course Public D/S Bay Rd.
  • Te Anau Public D/S Lake Front Drive.
  • Tokanui Shop
  • Old SH92, Southern Scenic Route.
  • Winton Anzac Oval Public D/S
  • Winton Public D/S
  • Behind Mobil, Great North Rd.
Roadtrip _article _tile Note: the article was published in 2015 
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