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Earlier closing proposed for bars and off-licences

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 2:59 pm | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne bars could be empty by 2am on a Friday and Saturday night if Gisborne District Council’s draft Local Alcohol Policy is adopted. More >>

Council can’t ban legal highs

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 10:48 am | Gisborne District Council

Under current law Gisborne District Council cannot ban the sale of legal highs (psychoactive substances) in our district. Council can restrict where these substances are sold. More >>

People that dump rubbish in our public places will be caught

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 9:19 am | Gisborne District Council

A man dumping bags on rubbish on a lookout just out of Gisborne was caught on camera last week. The man has been fined $400. More >>

Gisborne part of new water website

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 11:11 am | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne District Council is part of a new website launched this week displaying the results of water quality monitoring for rivers throughout the country. More >>

Car parks to be installed in Anzac Street

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 1:32 pm | Gisborne District Council

Six car parks will be installed along Anzac Street over the next few weeks. The car parks are adjacent to the entrance to Alfred Cox Park and will be welcomed by parents of Awapuni School students who are using the entrance to drop their children off ... More >>

Esplanade river walls to be repaired

Monday, 10 March 2014, 2:03 pm | Gisborne District Council

The wall that contains the Turanganui and the Waimata Rivers along The Esplanade is slipping and at the end of its life. Work to reconstruct the wall will start this week and is expected to take 10-12 weeks. The actual completion date will depend ... More >>

Plan for zero waste on marae

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 10:04 am | Gisborne District Council

The Para Kore Zero Waste on Marae programme will be piloted on 4 marae in Ruatoria and Te Araroa over the next year thanks to a successful application to Gisborne District Council’s Waste Minimisation Fund. More >>

New Council community fund invites applications

Monday, 3 March 2014, 11:57 am | Gisborne District Council

A new Gisborne District Council funding initiative to support community groups with community projects is inviting applications. The Community-led Development Matching Fund aims to support community-led projects to build stronger and healthier communities. More >>

What Gisborne district values most about freshwater

Monday, 24 February 2014, 4:40 pm | Gisborne District Council

Feedback from a series of workshops on freshwater has sent Gisborne District Council a clear message that water quality is a critical issue for the region. More >>

Last days to have your say about Gisborne public transport

Tuesday, 11 February 2014, 9:39 am | Gisborne District Council

Users of Gisborne’s new GizzyBus service have responded to Gisborne District Council’s call for feedback on its draft public transport plan. A number of submissions have been received about the new bus routes and timetable which will be considered before ... More >>

Old wastewater pipes being replaced

Monday, 10 February 2014, 4:54 pm | Gisborne District Council

Traffic in Palmerston Road and Waverley Street will be disrupted over the next couple of months. Gisborne District Council is replacing wastewater (sewer) pipes along Palmerston Road between Derby and Disraeli Streets and on Waverley Street in Elgin. More >>

Face painting workshop thanks to Creative Communities Fund

Monday, 10 February 2014, 2:13 pm | Gisborne District Council

Do you have a creative project that just needs some funding to get off the ground? Applications are invited from all arts based groups and individuals for funding from the Creative Communities scheme. More >>

Sprinkler restrictions lifted in Gisborne city

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 4:02 pm | Gisborne District Council

Plenty of water in the Mangapoike dams and reasonable levels of water use has meant that Gisborne District Council is lifting the current sprinkler restrictions. For the last three weeks sprinkler use has been restricted to Monday, Wednesday and Friday ... More >>

Gisborne moves back into Gigatown top 5

Friday, 31 January 2014, 1:45 pm | Gisborne District Council

A large increase in the number of people signing up to support Gisborne in the nationwide Gigatown competition has seen Gisborne move back into fifth place. A large number of points were at stake in the mini competition which ran over the long weekend. More >>

Council staff leading the way to Gigatown

Thursday, 23 January 2014, 2:48 pm | Gisborne District Council

The chance to surge into third place in the nationwide Gigatown competition has seen Gisborne District Council staff signing up to support Gisborne on mass. They are not the only ones. Sport Gisborne Tairawhiti, Te Runanga-o-Turanganui-a-kiwa, and ... More >>

Which rivers and lakes are important to you and why?

Tuesday, 21 January 2014, 5:32 pm | Gisborne District Council

People with an interest in the quality and quantity of the water in the Gisborne district rivers, streams, lakes and wetlands have till the end of the week to let Gisborne District Council know what’s important to them. Council will be drafting ... More >>

Help Sophie keep pests out of our freshwater

Friday, 17 January 2014, 12:03 pm | Gisborne District Council

Watch out pests, Sophie Ovenden is on a campaign to keep you out of Gisborne and Wairoa waterways. More >>

Work to begin restoring Gisborne’s Cenotaph

Thursday, 16 January 2014, 12:50 pm | Gisborne District Council

Work to restore Gisborne’s historic Cenotaph will begin next Monday following months of investigations and consultation with experts. The restoration, expected to take about ten months, will see the Cenotaph repaired and restored in time for the Anzac ... More >>

Gisborne’s water crisis downgraded - Hose ban still in place

Tuesday, 14 January 2014, 9:46 am | Gisborne District Council

The emergency is over and Gisborne’s water crisis has been downgraded Gisborne District Council Chief Executive Judy Campbell announced this morning (Tuesday 14 January). More >>

Disruption to industry unlikely thanks to water savings

Monday, 13 January 2014, 10:42 am | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne people achieved fantastic water savings over the weekend, keeping under the target of 14,000m3 per day. Adding to the challenge was the fact that some industry started up yesterday (Sunday). Water use by industry will continue to increase over ... More >>

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