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Oneroa cycle and walkway getting underway

Friday, 27 February 2015, 1:20 pm | Gisborne District Council

Oneroa cycle and walkway getting underway Construction on the Oneroa cycle and walkway is due to start Monday next week. More >>

Rare fish find in Te Arai

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 5:35 pm | Gisborne District Council

Rare fish find in Te Arai A rare shortjaw Kokopu ( Galaxias postvectus ) was found by staff from Council, Department of Conservation and the Environment Centre during a spotlighting expedition in the Te Arai River last night (25 February). More >>

Funding round open for creatives

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 2:26 pm | Gisborne District Council

Creatives around the region this month could be tuning instruments, preparing flax or firing up spray cans as they conjure novel ways to involve the community in their artistic pursuits. More >>

Walkways under construction

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 2:22 pm | Gisborne District Council

A section of the Turanganui river walkway will be closed from Monday 9 February while contractors repair the cracks in the path. More >>

Water situation update

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 11:17 am | Gisborne District Council

The water storage dams at Mangapoike still have sufficient water and at this stage council do not need to put water restrictions in place. More >>

Rere wins TripAdvisor excellence award

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 10:34 am | Gisborne District Council

Rere Rockslide has been awarded a certificate of excellence from the world’s largest travel site TripAdvisor. More >>

Warning at Rere

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 11:08 am | Gisborne District Council

Coroner Tim Scott has recommended Council erect new signage with a “much stronger warning” at Rere rockslide, as reported by the New Zealand Herald yesterday. More >>

Variation will enable wetlands trial

Friday, 23 January 2015, 4:03 pm | Gisborne District Council

Council are seeking public submissions on their application to amend the disinfection clause in its wastewater treatment plant consent. More >>

Next Upgrades to Childers Road first for 2015

Wednesday, 7 January 2015, 3:25 pm | Gisborne District Council

The next section of Childers Road to undergo an upgrade is set to start construction from nextMonday 12 January. More >>

Council appalled at BW riot

Friday, 2 January 2015, 8:42 am | Gisborne District Council

The Gisborne District Council is very concerned about the disturbances at the BW camping Ground on New Year’s Eve. It is appalled that a small group of mischief makers was able to spoil what had been up until that point a well behaved and successful ... More >>

Junior bike park possibilities

Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 10:46 am | Gisborne District Council

A Junior ‘Learn to Ride’ Cycle Track may become a reality as Council prepare to canvas the public on potential site options. “A kid’s bike park was hugely popular amongst submitters to Let’s Talk Month in August,” says planning and ... More >>

Fire and Light, River and Sky

Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 10:17 am | Gisborne District Council

The annual Walter Findlay’s Fire in the Sky firework extravaganza will take place again on 1 January 2015 to celebrate the first day of the New Year. “This is a free family-friendly community event celebrating the start of the New Year,” says ... More >>

Burn safely over summer

Friday, 19 December 2014, 9:43 am | Gisborne District Council

“Check with us before lighting any fires this summer,” is the message form Gisborne District Council principal fire officer, Richard Steele. A permit is required to light an open air fire in the Gisborne urban and rural residential area, and may ... More >>

Temporary Liquor Ban for festival

Friday, 19 December 2014, 9:36 am | Gisborne District Council

A temporary liquor ban will be in force on public areas near Midway beach for the duration of the Baywatch and Rhythm and Vines festivals from 27 December until 1 January. More >>

Gisborne District Council Closed for Christmas

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 3:33 pm | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne District Council customer service office at Fitzherbert St and all Council departments will close for Christmas holiday break from 5pm Tuesday 23 December and reopen Monday 5 January 2015. More >>

Gisborne gears up

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 12:14 pm | Gisborne District Council

“Gisborne is happy to welcome R&V and BW festival goers’ to these iconic events every year,” says Mayor Meng Foon, speaking about the circa 20,000 revellers set to descend on the city between Boxing day and New Year’s day. More >>

Planning for Waihirere Domain’s future

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 12:12 pm | Gisborne District Council

Release date: 17 December 2014 Planning for Domain’s future Council’s new draft Reserve Management Plan for Waihirere Domain is out now for public comment. More >>

New Year’s Eve Block Party in Kaiti

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 2:37 pm | Gisborne District Council

YOLO, Gisborne’s youth New Year’s Eve celebration will see out 2014 with a community vibe this year as the ‘youth dance concert’ becomes more ‘neighbourhood block party,’ to be held at the Kaiti Mall car park on 31 December. More >>

Summer camping business as usual

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 2:15 pm | Gisborne District Council

Camping in the Gisborne district is business as usual for this season open now until 6 April 2015. More >>

Young council realised

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 12:11 pm | Gisborne District Council

Young council realised “There may be a future mayor among your ranks,” noted Mayor Meng Foon in his speech to welcome the newly established Gisborne District Youth Council. More >>



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