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Crop survey provides water data

Friday, 20 January 2017, 10:10 am | Gisborne District Council

Council’s annual summer crop survey is underway again this month. Council environmental monitoring staff are identifying summer crops grown across the region to assist in forecasting the demand for water for irrigation purposes. More >>

Nga Ara Pai needs you!

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 11:57 am | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne District Council road safety educator Dianne Akurangi says only a hand full of people came forward to help when the call went out last year, and she needs at least 20 more driver mentors. More >>

Street tree removal advice wanted

Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 4:13 pm | Gisborne District Council

Council is seeking comments from the community on the future of six Melia trees lining Palmerston Road between Bright Street and Peel Street. More >>

Total fire ban from Wednesday

Friday, 23 December 2016, 10:50 am | Gisborne District Council

A total fire ban will be in effect across the district from 8am Wednesday 28 December. More >>

Inner harbour progress for summer

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 1:55 pm | Gisborne District Council

Beautification of the Inner harbour precinct is set to continue after concept plans were presented to Council at their December meeting. More >>

Pest attracting trees to be removed

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 9:32 am | Gisborne District Council

Three phoenix palms along Crawford Road are set to be removed today (Wednesday 21) as part of the Inner Harbour upgrade project. More >>

Local knowledge key part of Waikanae to Waipaoa land use

Friday, 16 December 2016, 5:27 pm | Gisborne District Council

Following the success of the Oneroa walk and cycleway, Council have engaged Isthmus Group to conduct studies to determine options for the best use of land from Waikanae Stream-mouth to the Waipaoa River-mouth. More >>

Food safety after power cut

Friday, 16 December 2016, 5:02 pm | Gisborne District Council

Food safety after power cut Chillers and freezers in food businesses were checked by Council environmental health officers this week to make sure food is still safe. More >>

Power will be cut again on Sunday

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 12:30 pm | Gisborne District Council

Power has been restored to the whole Gisborne and East Coast district but will be cut again on Sunday to repair a second circuit and ensure security of supply. More >>

On track for power to be restored tonight

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 3:45 pm | Gisborne District Council

Eastland Network crews are on track to restore power to the Gisborne district by tonight with one of the high voltage circuits supplying Gisborne close to being repaired. The weather is favourable at the moment but this could change in the high country ... More >>

Ensuring public safety across Gisborne district

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 12:41 pm | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne police have increased their presence in the Gisborne district to ensure people are safe and feel safe while the power remains out. More >>

Crews work in bad weather in bid to restore power

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 12:39 pm | Gisborne District Council

Eastland Network crews have been working in poor weather conditions west of Tiniroto this morning to restore power to the Gisborne region. More >>

Take care with food while power off

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 11:46 am | Gisborne District Council

Haora Tairawhiti health protection team advises that while the power is off, minimise your risk of getting sick: More >>

Power may be restored tonight

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 9:01 am | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne district people should prepare for a second night without power but Eastland Network is hopeful power will be restored by tonight. More >>

Dark night ahead for Gisborne residents

Monday, 12 December 2016, 4:02 pm | Gisborne District Council

Residents in the Gisborne district face a dark night ahead after a fatal light plane crash west of Tiniroto caused a major power outage around 9am this morning. More >>

Get sorted for summer

Monday, 5 December 2016, 5:33 pm | Gisborne District Council

Get sorted for summer Council reminds people to get permits, payments or requests for information sorted before the Christmas break. More >>

Council gives green light to library extension

Friday, 2 December 2016, 1:19 pm | Gisborne District Council

Book worms can start counting down the days to get more facilities at the HB Williams Memorial library, because council awarded the construction contract and building can now commence. More >>

Solid progress on roads damaged in September floods

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 3:18 pm | Gisborne District Council

For much of the district, the floods of July and September have become a distant memory, but the effects are still being felt by some. More >>

Can you reduce water on paper?

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 2:36 pm | Gisborne District Council

Can you reduce water on paper? A call has gone out to water permit holders who wish to voluntarily reduce their water allocations, which could help towards spreading available water resources to horticulture businesses. More >>

Council not responsible for awarding rebuild contract

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 9:25 am | Gisborne District Council

To clarify issues regarding contracts being awarded to out of town contractors, Council’s Chief Executive Judy Campbell says the rebuild of the Fitzherbert Street administration building is very much the domain of Gisborne Holdings Ltd (GHL). GHL is an independent ... More >>

 

 

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