Gisborne District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Connecting cycleways necessary improvement

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 2:09 pm | Gisborne District Council

A presentation by Environment and Regulation Group Manager, Kevin Strongman explained to Council why a cycleway along this route would be a necessary improvement to transport infrastructure. More >>

Study on tsunami risk

Thursday, 28 April 2016, 11:34 am | Gisborne District Council

New tsunami mapping for Poverty Bay and Wainui from the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited (GNS Science) will inform future management of hazards in the region. More >>

Current library building safe for extension

Friday, 22 April 2016, 12:42 pm | Gisborne District Council

Release date: Friday April 22 Current library building safe for extension At Future Tairawhiti this week Councillors decided not to earthquake strengthen the existing H.B. Williams Memorial Library building as part of the library extension project. More >>

Preserving archaeology on Titirangi

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 3:05 pm | Gisborne District Council

Councilors and senior management staff from Council took an opportunity to take a walkover tour through significant historic sites over Titirangi Reserve (Kaiti Hill). The tour was taken by archaeologist Lynda Walter and iwi representative Nick Tupara. ... More >>

Annoying ants need early action

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 1:52 pm | Gisborne District Council

Hit them while there’re only a few, is the message from Council’s ‘Ant Man’, William Dobbie. More >>

Council will submit on freshwater

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 4:57 pm | Gisborne District Council

Council will submit on freshwater Gisborne District Council will put forward a submission to national freshwater reforms before submissions close on 22 April 2016. More >>

Town clock all class

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 10:36 am | Gisborne District Council

The repainting of the Robinson Memorial town clock, completed last month, has the community buzzing with comments about the colour and style. More >>

Velvetleaf weed very harmful

Friday, 8 April 2016, 12:06 pm | Gisborne District Council

An aggressive weed that could significantly harm our environment and cropping sector has been found on a site in Ruatoria, growing in a fodder beet crop. “The plants have been confirmed as Velvetleaf and been destroyed,” says shared services science ... More >>

Caution as sewage overflow caused by fat

Monday, 4 April 2016, 1:03 pm | Gisborne District Council

Caution as sewage overflow caused by fat Fat deposits blocking wastewater pipes may have caused sewage to run into the Waikanae Stream on Friday. More >>

Water alert normal

Friday, 1 April 2016, 4:55 pm | Gisborne District Council

The water restrictions for Gisborne city residents have been lifted today. There are no longer any restrictions for using outdoor sprinklers and or using hoses by hand. More >>

Water monitoring experts here

Friday, 1 April 2016, 2:21 pm | Gisborne District Council

Water monitoring experts here Hydrologists from all around New Zealand will descend on Gisborne next week for the NZ Hydrological Society Technical Workshop from 5 to 6 April. More >>

Improvements to GizzyBus

Friday, 1 April 2016, 1:42 pm | Gisborne District Council

GizzyBuses will be driving improved commuter routes and timetables around the city from Monday 4 April. More >>

Next steps for Bikes in Schools

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 12:10 pm | Gisborne District Council

Council and programme leaders are positive about the benefits the Bikes in Schools initiative will deliver to students in Gisborne primary and intermediate schools. More >>

Water monitoring in-house reviewed

Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 3:43 pm | Gisborne District Council

Water monitoring in-house reviewed Council staff will prepare a further report to the next Environment and Regulatory Committee outlining a comparison in costs since six new environmental monitoring roles were created within Council last year. More >>

Relocating staff to CBD

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 10:54 am | Gisborne District Council

Council will relocate 150 staff from the Fitzherbert Street administration building into temporary offices at 39 Gladstone Road and the Emerald building while the administration building is being rebuilt. All staff are set to relocate from Fitzherbert Street ... More >>

Conference celebrates business intelligence

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 1:53 pm | Gisborne District Council

Over the last two days Datacom has been hosting a conference at Council chambers celebrating some of the innovations coming from Council. Council’s Financial Business Intelligence system (FBI) is one of the key elements of the conference. Operations ... More >>

Safety Risk on Crawford Road Traffic Detour

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 9:55 am | Gisborne District Council

Vehicles travelling the wrong way through a traffic detour on Crawford Road are putting workers and commuters at risk. There is a road closure on Crawford Road to all traffic travelling from Hirini Street and Kaiti beach Road past the truckstop. A single lane ... More >>

Support for tackling poverty

Monday, 21 March 2016, 11:57 am | Gisborne District Council

The workshop will start a discussion around poverty in Gisborne and establishing a network of interested minds and organisations. More >>

Repairs at Skate Park

Friday, 18 March 2016, 11:09 am | Gisborne District Council

Currently local contractors, Currie Construction are doing some repairs on a ramp, with further maintenance work to be done on signage and installing wheel chair access to toilet facilities at the clubrooms. More >>

Streetlights going LED

Friday, 18 March 2016, 11:06 am | Gisborne District Council

Council will replace over 950 old high pressure sodium street lights with upgrades to new LED power-saving lighting in the district over the next three years. More >>

 

 

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