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Summer Students Bring Youth To Council

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 1:36 pm | Gisborne District Council

Council’s summer student programme has again resulted in huge rewards for the region. A total of 19 students were employed this summer to provide them with opportunities to gain and share valuable knowledge whilst contributing to our region and building ... More >>

Mayor Calls On Community To Support Tongan Recovery

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 10:21 am | Gisborne District Council

Mayor Stoltz is urging the Tairāwhiti community to support Tonga’s recovery from the weekend’s volcanic eruption and tsunami by donating to the Red Cross. “The Tongan community in Tairāwhiti has been deeply affected by the event and we must ... More >>

Wave Warning For Mahanga To Potikirua Point

Monday, 17 January 2022, 1:03 pm | Gisborne District Council

MetService has issued the following WAVE WARNING. Valid from 12:00pm 17 January to 3:00pm 18 January Combined Wave: Combined waves 5 metres, gradually easing to 3 metres Tuesday afternoon. Peak period 13 seconds. Swell: Easterly swell 4.5 metres ... More >>

Sever Weather Update

Monday, 17 January 2022, 9:50 am | Gisborne District Council

MetService has issued the following SEVERE WEATHER update. Severe Weather Watches Issued at: 9:40am Monday, 17th January 2022 Situation Cyclone Cody, currently over waters to the east of New Zealand, is expected weaken while moving southwards towards ... More >>

Severe Weather Watches

Sunday, 16 January 2022, 8:30 pm | Gisborne District Council

Issued at: 7:56pm Sunday, 16th January 2022 Situation Cyclone Cody, currently over waters to the northeast of New Zealand, is expected to move southwards and pass far east of East Cape during Monday, before moving southeast towards the Chatham Islands ... More >>

People Urged To Stay Away From Beaches

Sunday, 16 January 2022, 2:37 pm | Gisborne District Council

People throughout the region are still being urged to keep out of the water and away from the coast as Tairāwhiti braces for the main impacts of Cyclone Cody which are likely to hit on Monday. Civil Defence emergency manager Ben Green says strong ... More >>

Heavy Swell Update

Sunday, 16 January 2022, 2:32 pm | Gisborne District Council

Wave Warning for Mahanga to Potikirua Point Issued by MetService at 12:06 pm Sunday 16-Jan-2022 Valid from 12:00pm 16 January to 6:00pm 18 January Combined Wave: Combined waves 3.5 metres, gradually rising to 5.5 metres during Monday, then easing to 3 ... More >>

Severe Weather Watches

Sunday, 16 January 2022, 2:13 pm | Gisborne District Council

Issued at: 9:27am Sunday, 16th January 2022 Situation Cyclone Cody, currently over waters to the northeast of New Zealand, is expected to move southwards and pass far east of East Cape during Monday, before moving southwards towards the Chatham Islands ... More >>

Severe Weather Watches

Sunday, 16 January 2022, 6:46 am | Gisborne District Council

Issued at: 8:13pm Saturday, 15th January 2022 Situation Cyclone Cody, currently over waters to the northeast of New Zealand, is expected to move southwards and pass east of East Cape during Monday, before moving southwards towards the Chatham Islands ... More >>

Severe Weather Watch

Saturday, 15 January 2022, 10:40 am | Gisborne District Council

Issued at: 9:31am Saturday, 15th January 2022 Situation Cyclone Cody, currently over waters to the north of New Zealand, is expected to move southwards and pass near East Cape during Monday, before moving southeastwards towards the Chatham Islands ... More >>

Region Prepares For Cyclone Cody

Friday, 14 January 2022, 5:37 pm | Gisborne District Council

Tairāwhiti is preparing for the possible impacts of Cyclone Cody which is predicted to hit late Sunday. With ongoing uncertainty as to its exact path, people are being advised to be as prepared as possible and keep up to date with the latest warnings ... More >>

Heavy Rain Watch

Friday, 14 January 2022, 11:03 am | Gisborne District Council

MetService has issued the following HEAVY RAIN WATCH. Severe Weather Watches   Issued at: 10:41am Friday, 14th January 2022 Situation Cyclone Cody, currently over waters to the north of New Zealand, is expected to move southwards and pass near ... More >>

The NZ Dotterel / Tūturiwhatu

Thursday, 13 January 2022, 9:55 am | Gisborne District Council

Council and DOC are calling for the community to keep a look out for NZ dotterel nesting sites while out and about this summer. Endemic to New Zealand, the NZ dotterel is endangered with around 2,075 birds left (2011 population estimate). DOC biodiversity ... More >>

Cyclone Cody Likely To Hit Region On Sunday

Wednesday, 12 January 2022, 3:29 pm | Gisborne District Council

Metservice is warning that Cyclone Cody could bring severe wind and swells to Tairāwhiti from late Sunday which will pose risks to our coastal communities and campers. The cyclone intensified overnight to a Category 2 storm and is still tracking south eastwards ... More >>

Council Calls On Rangatahi To Share Their Youth Voice

Tuesday, 11 January 2022, 1:31 pm | Gisborne District Council

Council is calling on rangatahi aged 15 to 24 years old to share what’s important to them and what they enjoy doing here in te Tairāwhiti . The initiative is called ‘What’s up rangatahi?’ and is being led by Alex Andrews, this year’s Council ... More >>

Yellow Lines On Joanne Street And Ruru Avenue

Monday, 10 January 2022, 2:46 pm | Gisborne District Council

Yellow no-parking lines will be painted on Joanne Street and Ruru Avenue this month to reduce congestion and improve safety on the Lytton West streets. Work will start on 17 January and is expected to be finished on the same day. Council Community Lifelines ... More >>

New Harbourmaster Calls On Boat Owners To Prep, Check, Know

Friday, 7 January 2022, 6:35 pm | Gisborne District Council

New harbourmaster Peter Buell is looking forward to working with the Tairāwhiti community to keep people safe on the water. He’s also calling on boat owners to ‘prep, check and know’ before heading out. “Nationally we’ve had a really ... More >>

Vaccine Passes Still Required At Orange For Council Services

Friday, 24 December 2021, 2:27 am | Gisborne District Council

Vaccine passes will still be required to access Council facilities when Tairāwhiti moves to an Orange setting at 11:59pm on 30 December. Local theatres and the library will increase maximum capacity to 150 and up to 12 customers will be allowed in the ... More >>

Prevent The Spread Of Invasive Freshwater Species

Thursday, 23 December 2021, 11:08 am | Gisborne District Council

Coming into the summer holiday season, Council and the Ministry for Primary Industries ask everyone in Tairāwhiti to prevent the spread of invasive freshwater species by remembering to 'Check Clean Dry' between waterways. Council Freshwater Biosecurity ... More >>

Over One Tonne Of E-waste Dropped Off To Tairāwhiti Environment Centre

Wednesday, 22 December 2021, 5:42 pm | Gisborne District Council

    More than 1.2 tonnes of electronic waste has been saved from going to landfill due to the initiative run by Council, the Tairāwhiti Environment Centre and Tech Collect NZ. The Tairāwhiti Environment Centre has been the drop-off ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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