11 Apr 2017

Check out how the public holidays over Easter will affect your rubbish collection dates and find the opening hours for pools, libraries and fitness centres.

Rubbish and recycling

If your collection day would normally fall on Friday, April 14 (Good Friday), your collection will take place on Saturday, April 15. Rubbish and recycling collection will continue as normal on Monday, April 17 so if your bins are normally emptied on a Monday make sure they are by the kerbside by 6am.

Eco-drops and transfer stations

All eco-drops and transfer stations will be closed on Good Friday.


All libraries, apart from the Linwood Library at Eastgate Mall, are open normal hours on Saturday and Easter Sunday. They will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. The Linwood Library will be closed on Friday, Sunday and Monday but open from 10am to 4pm on Saturday.

Fitness Centres

The Pioneer Fitness Centre will be open over the Easter weekend daily from 7am to 7pm.  The Jellie Park and Graham Condon Fitness Centres will be open daily from 7am to 8pm. QEII Fitness@Parklands will be open from 8am to 2pm.


The indoor pools at Pioneer, Jellie Park and Graham Condon will be open daily from 7am to 8pm over the Easter break.

Art Gallery

The Christchurch Art Gallery will be open daily from 10am to 5pm.

Civic Offices

The Civic Offices in Hereford St will be closed over Easter weekend. They will re-open at 8am on Tuesday.