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Council prosecution successful

Friday, 24 March 2017, 11:34 am | Gisborne District Council

Council are pleased that a court has handed down a significant fine of $15,000 to an individual for illegal clearance of vegetation and discharging the material to a waterway on his property. More >>

Pipe leakage prompts bridge closure for repairs

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 9:15 am | Gisborne District Council

The footbridge that connects Oak Street and Stanley Road will be closed from 8am this Friday 23 March due to repairs to a pipe underneath. More >>

Wal and Dog to attend Ball memorial

Friday, 17 March 2017, 8:45 am | Gisborne District Council

Wal and Dog to attend Ball memorial Wal and Dog will be in attendance at their creator's funeral service tomorrow. Council has responded to a request to have the Footrot Flats statue temporarily moved to Bushmere Arms to join in the celebration of Murray ... More >>

Support for save our water

Tuesday, 14 March 2017, 12:00 pm | Gisborne District Council

The Government has released a new discussion document with proposals on clean water measures and swimmability in rivers. More >>

New CE’s warm welcome

Tuesday, 14 March 2017, 10:33 am | Gisborne District Council

New CE’s warm welcome Newly appointed Gisborne District Council Chief Executive Nedine Thatcher Swann was formally welcomed to her role yesterday (Monday 13 March) with a powhiri performed at the Gisborne War Memorial Theatre. More >>

Water restrictions lifted

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 12:10 pm | Gisborne District Council

Increasing rainfall in the last 24 hours the predicted weather forecast over the coming days combined with drastic savings made by the Gisborne community has led to the removal of the ban. More >>

Seeking local witnesses to earthquake effects

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 2:00 pm | Gisborne District Council

Council is seeking help from the public to identify impacts from the large 7.1 magnitude earthquake near Te Araroa last September. More >>

Consent Given for Wharfside Log Yard

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 1:48 pm | Gisborne District Council

Resource consent has been granted for Eastland Port Limited to begin the construction and operation of its third log yard, known as the middle log yard. The hearing was held before commissioners who considered 21 submissions, 4 opposing the application, ... More >>

Bus routes will accommodate temporary library

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 11:49 am | Gisborne District Council

Not only will library services remain available, but the bus service have announced changes to bus routes to stop outside the library’s temporary location. More >>

Recent rain step in the right direction

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 11:18 am | Gisborne District Council

Media Release Release date: Monday 27 February Recent rain step in the right direction Rainfall over the last week has been a welcome sign, however, it’s not quite enough to lift level two water restrictions according to Council water utilities manager, ... More >>

Lead creative change in your neighbourhood

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 9:58 am | Gisborne District Council

One of the creators of the Christchurch urban regeneration initiative Gap Filler, Dr Ryan Reynolds will be in Gisborne for a free presentation open to the public, 7pm this Sunday 5 March at The Dome. More >>

Historic restoration re-opens

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 2:22 pm | Gisborne District Council

The community is invited to attend a blessing and viewing inside the newly restored Wyllie Cottage taking place at 5pm Thursday 23 February in front of Tairawhiti Museum. More >>

Rain respite, restrictions still in effect

Monday, 20 February 2017, 12:40 pm | Gisborne District Council

Rain respite, restrictions still in effect The city’s water supply received a good helping of rain over the weekend with 65mm of rainfall at Mangapoike within the last five days and a chance of more showers forecast for this week. More >>

Water a bit harder

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 10:37 am | Gisborne District Council

Water hardness levels have increased since the city’s supply was supplemented with water from Waipaoa River. More >>

Tanks going under road

Friday, 10 February 2017, 9:26 am | Gisborne District Council

Tanks going under road Steele Road between Duke and Worsley Streets will be closed to normal traffic from Monday 13 February for six weeks. More >>

Rere community working to improve water quality

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 10:08 am | Gisborne District Council

The commitment of the Rere farming community to improving the water quality of the Wharekopae River has attracted attention from the Ministry for the Environment. More >>

Don’t use sprinklers - use water wisely

Friday, 3 February 2017, 11:11 am | Gisborne District Council

A ban on all household sprinklers starts from today for Gisborne city residents. The forecast for continued dry weather has prompted Council to move to level two water restrictions to help conserve the city water supply. More >>

Close eye on algae

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 12:01 pm | Gisborne District Council

Recent dry weather is having an adverse effect on river water levels around the district prompting Council to ask the public to look out for the algae, Phormidium. More >>

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 >>



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