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Picton Library

Local Services

The Marlborough District Council operate many public services throughout Waitohi / Picton, below is some general information to help you enjoy your stay.

You can visit the Marlborough District Council website for more information.

Rubbish & Recycling

Kerbside Rubbish & Recycling Collection

In Waitohi / Picton, kerbside pickups of official Council rubbish bags and recycling crates are carried out on Tuesdays.

Please ensure your bags & crates are out on the kerb before 7.30 am on the day of your collection. All recyclables must fit in the Council crate, the council will not collect from other containers or any material outside the crate.

You can also take your rubbish and recycling to the Picton Refuse Station, Gravesend Place, near the start of Queen Charlotte Drive. Click here for more details.

Picton Library and Service Centre – Waitohi Whare Mātauranga

2 Dublin Street, Picton

+64 3 520 7493

Monday to Friday: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Saturday: 10.00 am to 4.00 pm

Sunday: 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm

Community Swimming Pool

Picton Community Pool

The Picton pool is located at Queen Charlotte College and is accessed from the northern end of Hampden Street. The college manages the pool, although Council contributes funding for the provision of public swimming.


Further information on the Picton Community Pool is available from Queen Charlotte College on phone: 03 573 6558 or 021 1701 772.

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