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Water restrictions lifted

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 10:12 am | Gisborne District Council

Water restrictions have been lifted this morning now city reservoirs have replenished to a good level. More >>

Work begins on Waipaoa Flood Control Scheme

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 9:11 am | Gisborne District Council

Work is now underway on the first phase of stopbank raising for the Waipaoa Flood Protection Scheme. More >>

Gisborne: City needs to conserve water

Saturday, 16 February 2019, 4:26 pm | Gisborne District Council

City needs to conserve water The city is using over a million litres of water an hour, if the high use continues it will take days to refill our reservoirs. More >>

Restrictions remain over the weekend

Friday, 15 February 2019, 4:40 pm | Gisborne District Council

The main water supply from the Waingake treatment plant is now running, but it will take several days to restore the city reservoirs to a level that meets demand. More >>

Air quality project to help identify best monitoring sites

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 3:18 pm | Gisborne District Council

Findings from a recent air quality project will help determine the best locations for monitoring equipment so we can better measure and manage local air quality. More >>

Water conservation key to prevent restrictions

Monday, 4 February 2019, 9:20 am | Gisborne District Council

Water consumption peaked last week amid high temperatures and the community is asked to be conscious with their water use to avoid future restrictions. More >>

Online voting trial not proceeding for 2019 elections

Friday, 1 February 2019, 9:15 am | Gisborne District Council

The proposed trial of online voting in this year’s local body elections will not proceed after the working party made the reluctant decision to halt the trial. More >>

LGC decision on Representation Review

Friday, 18 January 2019, 2:13 pm | Gisborne District Council

The Local Government Commission has determined Council’s existing representation arrangements will apply in this year’s local authority elections. More >>

Delays to road sealing programme

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 1:44 pm | Gisborne District Council

Ongoing wet weather has resulted in delays to Tairawhiti Road’s sealing programme planned for the district. More >>

Further action from investigation

Saturday, 1 December 2018, 11:08 am | Gisborne District Council

Following the investigation of forestry issues Council has commenced prosecutions against a number of parties under the Resource Management Act. More >>

Proposed liquor ban for Tokomaru Bay township

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 11:13 am | Gisborne District Council

Council’s Environmental Planning and Regulatory Committee yesterday approved to publicly notify a proposed amendment to the Alcohol Control Bylaw to include Tokomaru Bay. More >>

Temporary alcohol ban areas extended over summer festivals

Friday, 26 October 2018, 11:21 am | Gisborne District Council

Council approved a request from Police to temporarily extend the alcohol ban areas during the Rhythm and Vines and East Coast Vibe festivals over summer. More >>

Public consultation on draft Cemeteries Plan

Monday, 15 October 2018, 8:58 am | Gisborne District Council

Public consultation is open on Council’s draft Cemeteries Plan, which provides strategic direction for public cemetery services in Tairawhiti for the next 20+ years. More >>

Council approves Smokefree Outdoor Area Policy

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 10:46 am | Gisborne District Council

All Council reserves, parks and destination beaches will be designated as smokefree, following approval of the draft Smokefree Outdoor Area Policy (SFOA). More >>

Purple and yellow weeds a target

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 4:28 pm | Gisborne District Council

Weeds are the biggest risk to Council’s $1.3m investment in the native restoration work on Titirangi. Controlling the spread of weeds is a priority for spring. More >>

Consultation underway for Art in Public Places Plan

Monday, 17 September 2018, 2:28 pm | Gisborne District Council

The aim of the plan is to guide the creation of art in public places in a timely, relevant and engaging way. More >>

Marine biosecurity survey and public talk

Monday, 17 September 2018, 10:23 am | Gisborne District Council

Biosecurity divers are in Gisborne this week to complete their twice yearly survey of marine pests at the port. More >>

Tupapa - Our Stand Our Story: Blessing

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 2:50 pm | Gisborne District Council

In the past year Turanganui iwi, Ngati Oneone, Te Aitanga a Mahaki, Rongowhakaata and Ngai Tamanuhiri have been working together on stories of our past. What life was like before the arrival of the “pakerewha” (Europeans). More >>

Stage 2 of MAR trial approved

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 2:07 pm | Gisborne District Council

Funding and resource consent has been approved for Council to proceed with stage two of Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR) at the Makauri aquifer. More >>

Gisborne to Have NZ's First Te Reo Māori Waste Bin Labels

Monday, 10 September 2018, 11:09 am | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne Mayor Meng Foon welcomes the launch of Waste Management initiative in introducing New Zealand’s first private subscription bi-lingual Te Reo Māori and English waste bin labels More >>

 

 

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