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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 >>

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 >>



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