Council services over Christmas and New Year

The following is a summary of Selwyn District Council services and opening hours during the holiday period.

Aquatic Centre

The Selwyn Aquatic Centre is closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

On other days from December 27–January 2 it will be open from 8am–8pm. On Christmas Eve (Sunday 24th) and New Year’s Eve (Sunday 31st) the centre will close at 6pm instead of 8pm. Normal hours (6am–9pm) resume from Wednesday, January 3 2018.

Rubbish and recycling

Rubbish and recycling collections scheduled on Christmas Day (Monday 25th) will take place the prior Saturday, December 23. Refuse collections scheduled on New Year’s Day (Monday, January 1) will take place the prior Saturday, December 30. All other collection days will proceed as normal.

Pines Resource Recovery Park is closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. It is open 10am–4pm on Tuesday, December 26 (Boxing Day), and Tuesday, January 2. All other days are normal opening hours (9am–4.30pm weekdays and 10am–4pm on weekends).

Libraries

Selwyn District Libraries close at midday on Friday, December 22 and will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and the day after New Year’s Day.

Darfield Library will be open Saturday, December 23, 9.30am–12.30pm and Friday, December 29, 1–4pm. Leeston Library will be open Saturday, December 23, 10am–1pm and Thursday, December 28, 1–4pm.

Lincoln Library will be open Saturday, December 23, 9.30am–12.30pm; Wednesday, December 27, 10am–1pm; and Friday, December 29, 10am–3pm. Rolleston Library will be open Saturday, December 23, 9.30am–12.30pm; Wednesday, December 27, 10am–1pm; and Thursday, December 28, 10am–3pm. Normal libraries hours resume from Wednesday, January 3.

The council’s helpline will be operating 24 hours a day over the Christmas and New Year break for urgent issues — phone 03 347 2800 or 03 318 8338 (Darfield).
 


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