Gisborne District Council - Latest News [Page 2]

Updated Heavy Rain Warning & Heavy Rain Watch

Saturday, 4 August 2018, 2:22 pm | Gisborne District Council

We have received the updated Heavy Rain Warning & Watch for the District. The warning and watch periods have now both increased from Sunday into Monday. The rain warning expected totals have also increased. Having a quick look at the rainfall ... More >>

Heavy Rain Warning & Heavy Rain Watch For The District

Friday, 3 August 2018, 10:21 am | Gisborne District Council

The MetService have issued a Heavy Rain Warning for our District north of Tolaga Bay and a Heavy Rain Watch for the rest of the District South of Tolaga Bay the details are as follows: More >>

Gisborne: Hydrology data from June floods

Monday, 30 July 2018, 1:48 pm | Gisborne District Council

The flood event in Tolaga Bay over Queen’s Birthday weekend was recorded as a one in 5.7 year event, hydrology data has revealed. More >>

WTF wins IPANZ award

Friday, 27 July 2018, 2:23 pm | Gisborne District Council

What’s the Future Tairawhiti? Gisborne District Council’s long term plan early engagement campaign has won the Excellence in Public Sector Engagement category of the Deloitte IPANZ Public Sector Excellence Awards 2018. More >>

Online voting trial for 2019 local elections

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 2:26 pm | Gisborne District Council

The Future Tairāwhiti committee has supported in principle a proposal to trial online voting in the 2019 local elections. More >>

Site investigation at Titirangi summit

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 2:25 pm | Gisborne District Council

Geotechnical investigations completed as part of the Titirangi Summit Redevelopment Project have found that earthworks will be required to correct instability issues around the observatory. More >>

Heavy Rain Warning Lifted - Short Round up of Event

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 9:36 am | Gisborne District Council

The Heavy rain warning for our ranges between us and Bay of Plenty has been lifted. There is still the possibility of further heavy showers during the day but the risk of significant accumulations has passed. RAINFALL ROUND UP FOR THE EVENT The largest ... More >>

Fatbergs causing overflows

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 8:55 am | Gisborne District Council

Recent sewage overflows and blockages are a timely reminder to be careful what you put down the sink and toilet – it could contribute to a fatberg that will eventually play havoc on the city sewerage system. More >>

Heavy Rain Warning for Our Ranges Extended

Monday, 9 July 2018, 9:55 am | Gisborne District Council

The MetService have extended the Heavy Rain Warning for our ranges with Bay of Plenty – they are predicting that a further 70mm to 100mm of rain may accumulate on top of what has already fallen. More >>

Heavy Rain Watch for Gisborne

Monday, 9 July 2018, 8:34 am | Gisborne District Council

Heavy Rain Watch Area: The eastern ranges of Bay of Plenty and the ranges of Gisborne Valid: 13 hours from 6:00am to 7:00pm Monday Forecast: Periods of heavy rain. Rainfall accumulations may approach warning criteria. Note, a heavy rain warning is in force ... More >>

Campaign to register and de-sex menacing dogs

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 12:12 pm | Gisborne District Council

Council is continuing to offer free de-sexing of dogs and $1 first-time registrations for dogs classified as menacing. More >>

Improved telecommunications infrastructure for the region

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 11:55 am | Gisborne District Council

Council is working with the Rural Connectivity Group (RCG) to improve telecommunications infrastructure in our region. More >>

Options for flood assistance available

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 4:24 pm | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne District Council are working with the Rural Support Trust, the Ministry of Social Development and other agencies to coordinate the recovery efforts across the region. More >>

Volunteer effort on Tamarau wetland

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 1:57 pm | Gisborne District Council

Major progress has been made in the development of the Tamarau wetland at Heath Johnston Park. More >>

Memorandum of understanding between GDC and ECT

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 1:03 pm | Gisborne District Council

A new Memorandum of Understanding between Council and the Eastland Community Trust unlocks the potential for exciting new projects for the benefit of Tairawhiti. More >>

Gisborne: Council adopts 2018 – 2028 Long Term Plan

Monday, 2 July 2018, 1:41 pm | Gisborne District Council

Council adopts 2018 – 2028 Long Term Plan Council adopted our 2018 – 2028 Long Term Plan on Thursday 28 June, which has a clear focus on getting back to basics in building and maintaining critical community infrastructure. More >>

Funding awarded for Cook Landing Site bridge

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 10:46 am | Gisborne District Council

Grant funding of $3m has been awarded by the Lottery Significant Project fund for construction of the ‘1000 year walkway’ and commemoration area on Titirangi to acknowledge Te Maro, a significant Tipuna, as part of the Puhi Kai Iti/Cook Landing ... More >>

Research of the Hikurangi subduction zone continues

Monday, 18 June 2018, 9:33 am | Gisborne District Council

The potential threat posed to this region by the Hikurangi subduction zone – New Zealand’s largest boundary fault – is the subject of a major research project. More >>

New roof for Tairawhiti Museum

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 3:04 pm | Gisborne District Council

It is one of several key activities planned for the 2018/19 financial year, outlined in the museum’s annual plan presented at Council’s Community Development and Services committee meeting today. More >>

Council grateful for government assistance

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 12:32 pm | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne’s mayor Meng Foon says it is a huge relief to have government support following the weather bomb event that caused widespread flooding and damage to parts of the East Coast last week and this week. More >>



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