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Auckland Council summer opening hours

Published: 9 December 2020

Opening times are changing for many Auckland Council services over the summer holidays.

Take a look below to find out the summer opening times, and click through to the service websites for more information:

24-hour service

Visit the Auckland Council website for information on all council services and facilities. If you can’t find the answer to your questions, our 24-hour call centre is open throughout the holiday period. Just call 09 301 0101.

Service centres

All Auckland Council service centres close at noon on 22 December and reopen Wednesday 6 January.

Rubbish and recycling

Auckland Council will continue to collect your rubbish and recycling over the summer break, but there are some changes to collection days in December and January.

Check your rubbish and recycling days here

Normal collections will resume on Monday 11 January 2021.

Pools and leisure centres

Visit Auckland Leisure or call 09 301 0101 for opening hours and information about holiday programmes.

Auckland Council libraries

Libraries (including Central City Library and Te Manawa) will operate to this adjusted schedule between Christmas Day and 5 January:

  • Friday 25 December – Monday 28 December: closed
  • Tuesday 29 December – Thursday 31 January: open and operating normal hours for those days
  • Friday 1 January – Monday 4 January: closed
  • Tuesday 5 January: all libraries are open and resume their normal days and hours.

The only exception will be Botany Library who have a separate contractual agreement with Botany Town Centre, meaning they will close on Christmas Day only.

Check the Auckland Libraries website for full details.

Local Board offices

Local board offices are closed over the Christmas period and will reopen in January or February. See the list below for details:

  • Manurewa - Closes 17 Dec 5pm. Opens 11 Jan, 9am
  • Puketāpapa - Closes 17 Dec, 5pm. Opens 19 Jan, 9am
  • Henderson-Massey - Closes 18 Dec, 12pm. Opens 11 Jan, 9am
  • Whau - Closes 18 Dec, 12pm. Opens 11 Jan, 9am
  • Waitākere Ranges - Closes 18 Dec, 12pm. Opens 11 Jan, 9am
  • Waitematā - Closes 18 Dec, 12pm. Opens 11 Jan, 9am
  • Rodney - Closes 22 Dec, 12pm. Opens 6 Jan, 9am
  • Hibiscus and Bays - Closes 22 Dec, 12pm. Opens 6 Jan, 9am
  • Upper Harbour - Closes 18 Dec, 12pm. Opens 6 Jan, 9am
  • Howick - Closes 18 Dec, 12pm. Opens 18 Jan, 9am
  • Maungakiekie-Tāmaki - Closes 18 Dec, 12pm. Opens 18 Jan, 9am
  • Aotea Great Barrier -  Closes 21 Dec, 5pm. Opens 2 Feb, 9am
  • Ōtara-Papatoetoe - Closes 22 Dec, 12pm. Opens 11 Jan, 9am
  • Māngere-Ōtāhuhu - Closes 18 Dec, 5pm. Opens 12 Jan, 9am
  • Franklin - Closes 22 Dec, 12pm. Opens 6 Jan, 9am
  • Papakura - Closes 22 Dec, 12pm. Opens 6 Jan, 9am
  • Ōrākei - Closes 22 Dec, 12pm. Opens 11 Jan, 9am
  • Albert-Eden - Closes 22 Dec, 12pm. Opens 11 Jan, 9am
  • Waiheke - Closes 22 Dec, 12pm. Opens 25 Jan, 9am
  • Devonport-Takapuna - Closes 22 Dec, 12pm. Opens 2 Feb, 9am
  • Kaipātiki - Closes 22 Dec, 12pm. Opens 2 Feb, 9am

Booking your holiday at one of our regional parks

Auckland Council service centres are closed, so we are only taking bookings via our online booking system where you can search, book and pay. Bookings cannot be taken over the phone, and payments are not accepted at our regional parks.

Visit aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/holidayplaces to find out more.

Venues for hire

Please click here to view our bookings site

 

Arts facilities

Arts facility

Close date

Re-open date

Mangere Arts Centre

Tuesday 22 December 2020

Monday 11 January 2021

Otara Music Arts Centre (OMAC)

Monday 21 December 2020

Monday 11 January 2021

Fresh Gallery Otara

Monday 21 December 2020

Monday 11 January 2021

Te Oro - Glen Innes

Tuesday 22 December 2020

Wednesday 6 January 2021

Hawkins Theatre (Papakura)

Friday 18 December 2020

Monday 18 January 2021

Nathan Homestead

Friday 18 December 2020

Wednesday 6 January 2021

Studio 1

Wednesday 23 December 2020

Tuesday 12 January 2021

Franklin Arts Centre

Wednesday 23 December 2020

Wednesday 6 January 2021

Lopdell Precinct (Titirangi)

Tuesday 22 December 2020

Wednesday 6 January 2021

 

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