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Get sorted for summer

Monday, 5 December 2016, 5:33 pm | Gisborne District Council

Get sorted for summer Council reminds people to get permits, payments or requests for information sorted before the Christmas break. More >>

Council gives green light to library extension

Friday, 2 December 2016, 1:19 pm | Gisborne District Council

Book worms can start counting down the days to get more facilities at the HB Williams Memorial library, because council awarded the construction contract and building can now commence. More >>

Solid progress on roads damaged in September floods

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 3:18 pm | Gisborne District Council

For much of the district, the floods of July and September have become a distant memory, but the effects are still being felt by some. More >>

Can you reduce water on paper?

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 2:36 pm | Gisborne District Council

Can you reduce water on paper? A call has gone out to water permit holders who wish to voluntarily reduce their water allocations, which could help towards spreading available water resources to horticulture businesses. More >>

Council not responsible for awarding rebuild contract

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 9:25 am | Gisborne District Council

To clarify issues regarding contracts being awarded to out of town contractors, Council’s Chief Executive Judy Campbell says the rebuild of the Fitzherbert Street administration building is very much the domain of Gisborne Holdings Ltd (GHL). GHL is an independent ... More >>

Mystery material not asbestos

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 5:33 pm | Gisborne District Council

Material dislodged from the ceiling during maintenance at our customer services office yesterday has been tested and no traces of asbestos were found. More >>

More Fanworm calls for thorough check of boats

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 1:21 pm | Gisborne District Council

Three large Mediterranean Fanworm have been removed from the inner harbour by marine biosecurity divers conducting surveillance for the marine pest. More >>

Rooks snapped by vigilance

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 2:18 pm | Gisborne District Council

Rooks snapped by vigilance Council are thankful to vigilant members of the community who recently reported sightings of Rooks which have contributed to a successful eradication programme during spring. More >>

Funding call for community projects to reduce waste

Monday, 14 November 2016, 5:28 pm | Gisborne District Council

Council waste minimisation officer Anne Lister says the fund supports Council’s vision for community-led solutions to reducing waste going to landfill, using resources wisely and without harm to the environment. More >>

Volunteers needed for life-changing programme

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 2:15 pm | Gisborne District Council

The call is out for more driver mentors for the successful Nga Ara Pai – Community Driver Mentor Programme. More >>

Oneroa extension opening event

Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 11:23 am | Gisborne District Council

Walkers and riders will have even more to enjoy this summer, because the finishing touches are being applied to the Beacon Street extension of the Oneroa cycle and walkway. To celebrate the occasion we are holding an official opening event on Sunday, ... More >>

Oneroa walkway wins Kiwi Choice

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 12:01 pm | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne District Council were announced a winner at the Annual Keep New Zealand Beautiful (KNZB) Awards in Auckland on Saturday (15 October). More >>

Dog registration amnesty

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 5:11 pm | Gisborne District Council

Dog owners who still haven’t registered their dog this year will have until Wednesday 26 October to get it done. More >>

Pools ready for cracker summer

Monday, 17 October 2016, 11:29 am | Gisborne District Council

Kids young and old can look forward to cooling off in the coming warmer weather as the full range of facilities at the Olympic Pool Complex officially open for the summer season on Labour weekend. More >>

Telling our stories

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 11:42 am | Gisborne District Council

The stories of our navigational history will soon have a space to be told as Council and iwi have found the right partner to express them. The creative team from Locales have won the tender to deliver an historic interpretations plan which threads our ... More >>

New Gisborne District Council formed

Sunday, 9 October 2016, 9:29 pm | Gisborne District Council

New Gisborne District Council formed Final votes made yesterday have been counted and the preliminary results for the Gisborne District Council 2016 election have been posted this morning. More >>

Bikes in schools

Thursday, 6 October 2016, 11:22 am | Gisborne District Council

When the bikes in schools program started in 2015, it was clear that the kids at Kaiti School were keen to ride bikes. More >>

On the look out for Rook pests

Monday, 3 October 2016, 4:29 pm | Gisborne District Council

On the look out for Rook pests “We want people to let us know if they see or hear Rooks to help us prevent the pest bird nesting in the region,” says Council’s shared science services manager Lois Easton. More >>

Recycle your e-waste during October e-month

Friday, 30 September 2016, 11:39 am | Gisborne District Council

Recycle your e-waste during October e-month October is eWaste month! Gisborne District Council together with Waste Management and South Waikato Achievement Centre are joining forces to recycle your eWaste. More >>

New look and read Council site

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 11:44 am | Gisborne District Council

New look and read Council site Council’s website has a refreshing look after the first phase of a website redesign went live yesterday. More >>



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