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Historic Change – Fines Dropped On Overdue Books

Thursday, 30 June 2022, 9:39 am | Gisborne District Council

No more fines on overdue library books at the HB Williams Memorial Library takes the pressure off everyone who loves to read. Avid library user Danielle Takoko and her whānau of six regularly take out around 30 books every couple of weeks. “Fine-free ... More >>

Decades Of Dedication Honoured At A Special Ceremony

Tuesday, 28 June 2022, 11:53 am | Gisborne District Council

Two long-standing contributors to our community were honoured for their decades of service last week. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2206/45b14b0bea9514ee1f1c.jpeg" width="720" height="719"> Penny Shaw was recognised for ... More >>

Eleven Ducklings And Their Mum Rescued From A Drain

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 10:26 am | Gisborne District Council

It seems all Council requests for service are not created equal after a heart-warming rescue by utilities technician Mark Adam. Eleven ducklings and their mother were successfully rescued from a stormwater drain earlier this month after the unusual ... More >>

New Metal Tags Will Last The Lifetime Of Your Dog

Friday, 17 June 2022, 5:41 pm | Gisborne District Council

New metal tags that will last the lifetime of your dog are being rolled as part of this year's dog registration renewals at Gisborne District Council. Dog registrations are due from 1 July. Invoices will be sent out next week and the first 6000 people ... More >>

What Do You Stand For?

Friday, 17 June 2022, 1:02 pm | Gisborne District Council

          The call to stand in this year’s local body elections has gone out. It’s less than four months until election day, 8 October, when Tairāwhiti residents will vote for who they want to represent ... More >>

New Metal Tags Will Last The Lifetime Of Your Dog

Friday, 17 June 2022, 11:43 am | Gisborne District Council

  New metal tags that will last the lifetime of your dog are being rolled as part of this year's dog registration renewals at Gisborne District Council. Dog registrations are due from 1 July. Invoices will be sent out next week and the first ... More >>

Report Shows PGF Significantly Boosted Our Economy

Friday, 10 June 2022, 1:56 pm | Gisborne District Council

  A new report shows the significant positive impact government funding has had on the Tairāwhiti economy. At the end of last year, Council commissioned a report to see how the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) investments since 2018 have ... More >>

A Partnership For The Future Of Our Whenua

Friday, 10 June 2022, 11:53 am | Gisborne District Council

The growing relationship between Maraetaha Incorporated and Gisborne District Council has been formalised after both parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Maraetaha chair Bella Hawkins says it was a historic moment. “It’s a chance to ... More >>

Almost 10 Tonnes Of E-waste Has Left Gisborne

Tuesday, 7 June 2022, 12:23 pm | Gisborne District Council

Electronic waste (e-waste) that weighs more than an elephant has been trucked out of Gisborne so it can be recycled within New Zealand. Almost ten tonnes (9,925kg) of old computers, printers and keyboards have been dropped off at the Tairāwhiti ... More >>

Heavy Rain Warning For Gisborne - Orange

Sunday, 29 May 2022, 1:14 pm | Gisborne District Council

Heavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly. Surface flooding and slips are also possible and driving conditions may be hazardous. Issued: 9:34am Sunday, 29th May 2022 Area: Gisborne from Ruatoria northwards Valid: 9:00am Monday to 3:00am ... More >>

Oil Spill Response Practiced Last Week

Monday, 16 May 2022, 3:36 pm | Gisborne District Council

The Tairāwhiti marine oil spill team used their newest gear in an Inner Harbour training exercise last week, getting a big thumbs up from Maritime New Zealand representatives who were on site. The exercise was headed by the regional on-scene commander Phil ... More >>

Alternative Communication At Our Parks

Wednesday, 11 May 2022, 1:48 pm | Gisborne District Council

    Exciting, colourful new boards have popped up in the Botanical Gardens to pave the way for a more inclusive community. They’re called core boards/kupu atua and offer our tamariki an alternative way to communicate. Anyone who communicates ... More >>

Tackling Tairāwhiti’s Big Challenges

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 9:55 am | Gisborne District Council

Council is tackling the big challenges for Tairāwhiti with the Regional Policy Statement (RPS) review now underway. The RPS is part of the Tairāwhiti Resource Management Plan review and will set out what the community wants for Tairāwhiti, ... More >>

Tairāwhiti Bounces Back Again

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 10:29 am | Gisborne District Council

  It’s recovery mode in Tairāwhiti today as multiple crews headed out at first light to clear trees from roads and restore power to around 2300 homes across the region. This morning SH35 from Gisborne to Potaka remained closed but Waka Kotahi ... More >>

Severe Weather Warnings Cancelled

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 10:28 am | Gisborne District Council

The Weather warnings have been cancelled for Gisborne. Situation Cyclone Fili continues to move away from the North Island. Wind and rain about Gisborne and the Wairoa District has eased this morning and all warnings are now lifted. Be aware, there has been ... More >>

Update 05: Heavy Rain Warning, Strong Wind Warning And Heavy Swell Forecast

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 5:23 am | Gisborne District Council

The Weather Warnings are still in place: Situation Cyclone Fili passed by East Cape Wednesday afternoon and is forecast to continue moving southeastwards away from the North Island. Significant heavy rain is expected to continue about Gisborne and the ... More >>

Tairāwhiti Hunkering Down In Tough Conditions

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 6:47 pm | Gisborne District Council

Stay home and stay safe. That’s the call from Gisborne District Council chief executive Nedine Thatcher Swann who is reminding people to use reputable outlets only for information on road closures, flooding and other updates across the region ... More >>

Update 4: Heavy Rain Warning, Strong Wind Warning

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 6:21 am | Gisborne District Council

Update 4: Heavy Rain Warning, Strong Wind Warning And Heavy Swell Warning Still In Place More >>

Update 3: Heavy Rain Warning And Strong Wind Warning For Gisborne

Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 11:12 am | Gisborne District Council

Issued at: 10:56am Tuesday, 12th April 2022 Situation Cyclone Fili approaches the North Island from the subtopics today, tracking southeastwards close to eastern parts of the North Island later today and during Wednesday. Fili is expected to bring widespread ... More >>

Heavy Rain And Strong Wind Warning Cyclone Fili

Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 5:55 am | Gisborne District Council

Issued at: 9:03pm Monday, 11th April 2022 Heavy Rain Warning for Gisborne - Orange Heavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly. Surface flooding and slips are also possible and driving conditions may be hazardous. Issued: 9:02pm Monday, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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