Gisborne District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Plan ahead for special alcohol licences

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 2:47 pm | Gisborne District Council

Quiz night and sporting event organisers are among the many being reminded to apply for special alcohol licences in plenty of time. More >>

Tairawhiti dogs can now be registered online

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 3:25 pm | Gisborne District Council

Dog owners will not have to line up at Gisborne District Council offices to register their dogs this year. A new service that allows owners to register their dogs online for the first time was launched this week. More >>

Update on Gisborne rain event

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 9:04 am | Gisborne District Council

No new problems were recorded in the Gisborne district overnight despite heavy rainfall and the Hikuwai River north of Tolaga Bay reaching nearly 11 metres. Evacuations are likely when the river reaches 12m. More >>

Gisborne keeping watching brief as rivers rise

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 3:15 pm | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne Civil Defence Emergency Management team is preparing for several days of rain still to come this week as it keeps a close eye on Tolaga Bay’s Hikuwai River, Waimata River in the city and Te Arai River to the south. More >>

Don't swim or eat shellfish from city rivers

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 10:37 am | Gisborne District Council

Wastewater, diluted with stormwater, was released into the city rivers at 9.15am today (Wed 11 June). More >>

Draft public trees policy released

Friday, 6 June 2014, 4:03 pm | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne District Council is looking for feedback on a draft policy about when public trees should be pruned or removed. More >>

Managing coastal erosion at Wainui Beach

Friday, 6 June 2014, 2:03 pm | Gisborne District Council

How Gisborne District Council proposes to manage coastal erosion at Wainui Beach will be outlined at a public meeting on Wednesday evening. Council has reviewed its 2003 Wainui Beach Management Strategy with the help of coastal experts and people ... More >>

Phone survey to find out how Council is doing

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 10:21 am | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne District Council is keen to find out what residents think about the services and facilities it provides and how easy it is to do business with. Residents throughout the district may get a phone call in the next week or so asking them to take part ... More >>

Ban proposed on mind altering substances in public places

Friday, 30 May 2014, 4:43 pm | Gisborne District Council

Keeping Gisborne’s public places free from people using mind altering substances is the aim of a change to the Public Places Bylaw. Gisborne District Council has recently consulted on a Psychoactive Substances Policy that is considering where ... More >>

Feedback welcomed on changes to freedom camping

Friday, 30 May 2014, 4:42 pm | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne District Council is proposing a number of changes to freedom camping in the district. Gisborne, unlike many other regions, has a long history of freedom camping and has welcomed permitted campers in nine areas along the East Coast and ... More >>

Small changes to property values expected

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 9:51 am | Gisborne District Council

Small changes to property values expected when district revalued “Property prices in the Gisborne district are mostly on a par, or slightly lower, than property prices in 2011,” according to Landmass valuer Garth Laing. Landmass has been contracted ... More >>

World Environment Action Week

Friday, 23 May 2014, 5:24 pm | Gisborne District Council

Raising awareness about local environmental issues could be a good move for Gisborne people next week. More >>

Mentor programme to remove barriers for budding drivers

Thursday, 22 May 2014, 10:03 am | Gisborne District Council

The NZ Transport Agency and Gisborne District Council are welcoming a new mentor programme to help young drivers seeking their restricted licence. The programme, which is being funded by the NZ Transport Agency, was launched today in Gisborne. More >>

Treatment plant overflow; no risk to public

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 12:27 pm | Gisborne District Council

An overflow from Gisborne’s Waste Water Treatment Plant has been discharged through the 5mm overflow screen and out into Poverty Bay through the outfall pipe. The overflow bypassed the biological trickling filter system. More >>

More efficient Peel Street traffic lights

Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 11:30 am | Gisborne District Council

The halogen bulbs in the traffic lights at the intersection of Peel Street and Gladstone Road are being replaced this week. The bulbs will be replaced with LED units that consume less energy and last longer. More >>

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 >>



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