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Cutting-edge Technology For Waimata River Clean-up

Monday, 20 May 2024, 11:19 am | Gisborne District Council

As part of this initiative, a specialised LiDAR drone is being deployed to measure volumes of large wood debris (LWD) in and around the river. LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) technology allows for precise 3D mapping and measurement of objects More >>

Enhanced Camping Experience In Tairāwhiti

Friday, 17 May 2024, 3:59 pm | Gisborne District Council

As the Summer Camping season closed last month, we reflect on the outdoor experiences shared by campers in Tairāwhiti. “This year, 1673 camping permits were issued, but we estimate that only half of the actual campers obtained permits,” says Council ... More >>

Seeking Individuals For Key Catchment Working Group

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 2:21 pm | Gisborne District Council

Council is seeking community members interested in joining the Ūawa Catchment Working Group. More >>

Te Puru Bridge Closures Over May

Friday, 10 May 2024, 5:06 pm | Gisborne District Council

Work to strengthen and stabilise Te Puru Bridge starts this week with repairs expected to last until the end of May. Te Puru Bridge is 17.2 km along Waingake Road. The work will be done in five stages with full road closures towards the end of the month. More >>

Work Starts Soon On Amenity Reserve Land

Friday, 10 May 2024, 2:01 pm | Gisborne District Council

This work is being done to meet both contamination standards under the BRANZ guidelines of managing asbestos-contaminated soil and public health standards under the guidance of a detailed remediation action plan. More >>

Days Numbered For New Lake In Waiorongomai Valley

Friday, 10 May 2024, 9:58 am | Gisborne District Council

A lake that formed in Tairāwhiti last year has its days numbered. More >>

Saltwater Wedge Mapping In Ūawa

Thursday, 9 May 2024, 2:39 pm | Gisborne District Council

Seven new saltwater wedges have been mapped in the Ūawa catchment in an effort to understand inanga (whitebait) distribution. A saltwater wedge is the furthest point inland that saltwater reaches on a spring high tide. In February and March ... More >>

Attention Coastal Lovers – Learn About Threats To Our Coast

Tuesday, 7 May 2024, 4:46 pm | Gisborne District Council

Free Marine Biosecurity workshop is being held in Tairāwhiti that day by NIWA and Biosecurity NZ (MPI). It’s being hosted by Gisborne District Council at the Waikanae Surf Life Saving Club at the beach end of Grey Street between 9am and 1pm on May ... More >>

Summer Crops Survey Results

Monday, 6 May 2024, 4:16 pm | Gisborne District Council

Maize and sweetcorn retain the top spot as the most grown crop in Tairāwhiti over the summer months. A total of 24,376 hectares were surveyed with almost half being summer crops. More >>

Summer Crops Survey Results

Monday, 6 May 2024, 4:16 pm | Gisborne District Council

Maize and sweetcorn retain the top spot as the most grown crop in Tairāwhiti over the summer months. A total of 24,376 hectares were surveyed with almost half being summer crops. More >>

Te Arai Footbridge Re-opening Huge For Manutūkē Community’s Well-being

Friday, 3 May 2024, 5:26 pm | Gisborne District Council

The footbridge has been a special feature of Manutūkē for generations and is unique to Tairāwhiti. It’d been out of action for six months after a tree came down damaging parts of the bridge. More >>

Much To Learn From Tairāwhiti TEMO

Thursday, 2 May 2024, 7:23 pm | Gisborne District Council

Sharing information and resources is at the heart of all Tairāwhiti Emergency Management Office (TEMO) do. This time it’s with a group from Lower Hutt. “Their region shares a similar hazard as Tairāwhiti with the whole population living in a flood ... More >>

Successful Start To Spartina Project

Thursday, 2 May 2024, 7:21 pm | Gisborne District Council

More than half of the Spartina grass sprayed along the Taruheru River in January has broken down and been removed through normal tidal flows. Testing of the site has backed up the visual results to show a mass reduction in the Spartina, an increase ... More >>

Government Inquiry Welcomed By Council

Tuesday, 30 April 2024, 1:53 pm | Gisborne District Council

A Government inquiry into how Emergency Management teams in the North Island reacted during the extreme weather events of early 2023 carries some good examples and learnings from Tairāwhiti. More >>

Third Bailey Bridge Installed By Council

Wednesday, 24 April 2024, 6:48 pm | Gisborne District Council

Another Bailey bridge has been successfully installed in Tairāwhiti. More >>

Have Your Say On The Proposed New Navigation Safety Bylaw

Friday, 19 April 2024, 3:48 pm | Gisborne District Council

A lot changes in ten years and that’s why a new bylaw is being proposed around navigation and safety in Turanganui-a-Kiwa / Poverty Bay. The community can have their say on 11 key proposed changes by Friday 17 May./ More >>

Minister Joins Ceremony To Mark Stopbank Milestone

Friday, 19 April 2024, 12:54 pm | Gisborne District Council

The resilience project is building on top of the great work of The Waipaoa Flood Control Scheme, which is 64km of stopbanks along the Waipaoa River, together with other river control structures and protection works. More >>

Fly-tipping Escalation In Our Region

Friday, 19 April 2024, 10:49 am | Gisborne District Council

Fly-tipping or illegal dumping is a growing issue we’re all facing as a region. More >>

Demolition Works Begin At The Olympic Pool Complex

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 5:02 pm | Gisborne District Council

Today 16 April demolition of the administration building commenced after asbestos found in the building on Friday, was removed on Monday. The project is expected to wrap up end of May or early June this year. More >>

One Week Of Community Conversations To Go

Friday, 12 April 2024, 11:35 am | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne District Council has one week to go in its month-long consultation with the community around the region’s plans and budget for the next three years 2024-2027. For the past few weeks, Councillors and Council staff have travelled, and will travel, ... More >>





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