Council holiday hours and contacts

Taranaki Regional Council wishes everyone a safe and happy festive season. The Council office will be closed from 4pm on Wednesday, 20 December 2023 until 8am on Thursday, 4 January 2024.

The switchboard remains open at all times, including statutory holidays, and officers are on call to deal with any urgent issues that may arise.

To report an environmental incident, call 0800 736 222 at any time of the day or night.

Gardens and buses

Tūpare, Hollard Gardens and Pukeiti will remain open every day over the festive season, including statutory holidays. Entry is free. Please check the Rainforest Eatery Facebook page(external link) for its Christmas opening hours. 

The Citylink, Connector and Southlink bus services will continue as normal except on statutory holidays. For updates please follow the Taranaki Public Transport Facebook page(external link)