There are currently seven free Public Dump Stations in the Selwyn District. As a responsible freedom camper travelling in a motorhome/campervan, or other self contained vehicle, you must empty your waste water at one of these designated dump stations. Both toilet waste/blackwater and other waste water/greywater can be discharged.

Dump Station Locations


Location: Darfield Domain, 68 North Terrace, Darfield
Located on Roadside 50m NW from Maxwell Street Corner
Status: Open


Location: Glentunnel Community Centre, 2652 Homebush Road, Glentunnel
Located within Glentunnel Community Centre car park
Status: Open

Lake Coleridge Village

Location: 3 Kowhai Drive, Lake Coleridge
Located on Roadside 50m SW from Hummocks Road Intersection
Status: Open


Location: 12 Station Street, Leeston
Located Opposite Gallipoli Street Intersection
Status: Open

Rakaia Gorge

Location: Evans Reserve, SH 77, Windwhistle
Located 220m SE from Rakaia Gorge Bridge
Status: Open


Location: 49 Link Drive, iZone
Located next to the information sign and on the opposite side of the road.
Status: Open


Location: Southbridge Park Domain, 42 St James Street, Southbridge
Located within Southbridge Park Domain at the E end of St James St
Status: Open


Location: Kowhai Pass Reserve, 12 Domain Road, Springfield
Located on Roadside 90m North up Domain Road From SH73
Status: Open

Tai Tapu

Location: Rhodes Park Reserve, 722 Old Tai Tapu Road Road, Tai Tapu
Located within Rhodes Park Reserve 300m up the drive to the right of the sports fields
Status: Open

The dump station located at Rolleston BP service station on SH1 is currently closed.