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Learn About Gisborne District's Local Leadership Body

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 10:24 am | Gisborne District Council

Learning about our Local Leadership Body A symposium on co-governance was held on Tuesday (19 September) to mark the development of the Local Leadership Body (LLB) between Gisborne District Council and Turanga iwi. More >>

What is WTF all about?

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 1:08 pm | Gisborne District Council

What is WTF all about? Engagement on the next long term plan for Gisborne - Tairāwhiti has kicked off with Council putting the question to the community “What’s the future?” More >>

Safety messages in reo Maori

Monday, 11 September 2017, 9:24 am | Gisborne District Council

As part of Maori Language Week, Gisborne District Council’s road safety division have put up billboards throughout the region with safety messages in Te Reo. The signs are a reminder to stay safe on the roads. More >>

Bollards to Protect Unique Natural Environment in Kopututea

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 11:39 am | Gisborne District Council

Bollards to protect unique natural environment Almost 2.5km of bollards will be installed in Centennial Marine Drive along the Kopututea Reserve in an effort to protect the dunes and prevent illegal dumping. More >>

Haig Road Bridge upgrade means safer access for locals

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 10:51 am | Gisborne District Council

Council’s completed the $175k project to increase the weight capacity of the Haigs Access Bridge to over 44 tonne. More >>

Prep Work for Barkers Hill Walkway Project in Gisborne

Monday, 28 August 2017, 10:10 am | Gisborne District Council

Prep work for Barkers Hill walkway project Arborist’s will be undertaking work on trees in the Ballance Street road reserve in preparation for construction of a footpath and drainage upgrades from the top of Barkers Hill to Shelley Road by Gisborne ... More >>

Gisborne: Biodiversity and forestry slash open workshop

Friday, 25 August 2017, 4:34 pm | Gisborne District Council

Members of the community interested in biodiversity and impacts of forestry on local waterways are invited to hear restoration ecologist Professor David Norton from the School of Forestry at the University of Canterbury, along with his colleague Dr Adam ... More >>

Inner Harbour construction starting this summer

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 12:01 pm | Gisborne District Council

Inner Harbour construction starting this summer Progress on the redevelopment of the inner harbour precinct has taken a big step forward as resource consent for construction work has been granted. More >>

Gisborne - Drainwise: Jetting maintenance beginning

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 4:35 pm | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne - Drainwise: Jetting maintenance beginning Council is progressing maintenance on its wastewater network this week. Contractors from Intergroup begun flushing the Eastern Interceptor pipeline this week. More >>

Weather wreaking havoc on roads

Friday, 11 August 2017, 9:46 am | Gisborne District Council

The wettest year so far in 73 years coupled with an unprecedented amount of heavy vehicles on our network is putting extreme pressure on the region’s roading network. More >>

Titirangi Future Guardians Restoration Busy Over Winter

Friday, 21 July 2017, 12:03 pm | Gisborne District Council

Titirangi restoration busy over winter Throughout the month of June the Titirangi Future Guardians programme continued where it left off last season. More >>

Celebrating start of township upgrade

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 11:15 am | Gisborne District Council

Celebrating start of township upgrade The start of upgrade work planned for Tokomaru Bay was welcomed with a karakia (blessing) yesterday at the War Memorial Cenotaph in Waitangi Street. More >>

Important mahi for Tairāwhiti

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 4:44 pm | Gisborne District Council

Important mahi for Tairāwhiti A fresh approach to the upkeep of community spaces in the city and townships has begun with the start of new maintenance service contracts over the weekend. The contract Mahi mō Te Tairāwhiti - Working for Tairawhiti officially ... More >>

Important wastewater decisions will need community feedback

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 10:37 am | Gisborne District Council

Tuesday 4 July Important wastewater decisions will need community feedback Wastewater issues in the bay and rivers will be an important part of the upcoming consultation on the Long Term Plan with our community. More >>

War Memorial fundraising group brought in for Theatre

Friday, 30 June 2017, 3:04 pm | Gisborne District Council

Council has agreed to a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the War Memorial Trust to help fundraising efforts for the earthquake strengthening and refurbishment of the Lawson Field Theatre. More >>

Submission to road speed rules

Friday, 30 June 2017, 3:01 pm | Gisborne District Council

Council agreed to make a submission in support of the New Zealand Transport Agency’s proposed new rules for setting speed limits across the country at the meeting of Council on Thursday 29 June. More >>

Rates set, plans laid for 2017/18 year

Friday, 30 June 2017, 10:28 am | Gisborne District Council

Council adopted its Annual Plan and set the rates for the 2017/18 financial year yesterday at the meeting of Council. More >>

Stake in the groundwater

Friday, 30 June 2017, 9:54 am | Gisborne District Council

Ten groundwater monitoring wells from Tuahine Crescent to Lysnar Reserve have been installed by Council Water and Coastal Resources team this week to monitor groundwater levels and quality. More >>

Mayor supports plastic bag levy

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 10:36 am | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne District Council Mayor Meng Foon is supporting 13 Mayors across the country to lobby central government to implement a national levy on single-use plastic bags. More >>

Bird survey to support biodiversity

Monday, 26 June 2017, 9:55 am | Gisborne District Council

A national Landcare bird survey happening from the 24 June to 2 July is encouraging everyday people to take part in building a picture of birdlife across New Zealand. More >>

 

 

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