"The disposal of electronic equipment is now filled by private companies throughout New Zealand. We recommend disposing of the equipment through RCN e-Cycle, who specialise in electronics recycling. The RCN Group (RCN) and Community Recycling Network (CRN) with funding from the Ministry for the Environment are proud to present RCN e-Cycle the first everyday consumer electronics recycling solution to all New Zealanders. For further information, including prices and the nearest disposal site to you, please click on the following link to their website:
Televisions and DVD players are accepted as general waste at the Southern Landfill. The rate for general waste is $105.10 per tonne, with a minimum charge of $6. The Southern Landfill is located on Landfill Road, off Happy Valley Road between Brooklyn and Owhiro Bay".
Looks like the Council landfill is the place for the odd TV and DVD player.