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Heavy Rain Watch - North Of Tologa Bay Valid: 12:00pm Monday 21 March To 12:00am Tuesday 22 March

Sunday, 20 March 2022, 2:33 pm | Gisborne District Council

MetService have issued a heavy rain watch with a focus for the area north of Tologa Bay. There may be the possibility of thunderstorms as part of the weather system bringing the rain in. Severe Weather Watches Issued at: 10:30am Sunday, 20th March ... More >>

Online Workshops About Resource Recovery Centre

Thursday, 17 March 2022, 3:16 pm | Gisborne District Council

Community online workshops start this week to refine and explore ideas for reducing waste in our rohe. You can register online for the next session, which runs 10:30am Tuesday, 22 March. Information and ideas shared at these workshops will go towards ... More >>

New Chair Named For GHL

Thursday, 17 March 2022, 1:23 pm | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne District Council is six months into its review of Gisborne Holdings Ltd with an eye to ensuring its operations are fit for purpose and cost effective for the region. Mayor Rehette Stoltz says that although GHL operates independently, Council ... More >>

Severe Weather Outlook For New Zealand

Sunday, 13 March 2022, 6:42 pm | Gisborne District Council

Valid from Tuesday 15 Mar 2022 to Friday 18 Mar 2022 A subtropical low to the northeast of the North Island moves slowly away to the east late Tuesday and during Wednesday. This low is expected to direct a moist south to southeast flow over central and northern ... More >>

Processing Delays As Omicron Circulates

Friday, 11 March 2022, 2:23 pm | Gisborne District Council

Council is asking for patience and understanding from the community as it braces for delays to processing consents caused by the flow-on effect of Omicron. Chief executive Nedine Thatcher Swann says Council staff and their whanau have been caught ... More >>

Three Waters Working Group Recommendations Don’t Go Far Enough

Thursday, 10 March 2022, 3:12 pm | Gisborne District Council

Mayor Rehette Stoltz is still very concerned with what the Government is proposing with the Three Waters Reforms, particularly around losing a local voice on how our three waters are managed. “The recommendations by the Local Government New Zealand ... More >>

Emergency Coordination Centre On Track

Thursday, 10 March 2022, 1:46 pm | Gisborne District Council

Tairāwhiti is on track to get a purpose-built Emergency Coordination Centre (ECC) by the end of the year. Plans for the one-million-dollar centre are going through the resource consent process before it can be built on Council land in Lytton West. ... More >>

Tokomaru Bay Tamariki Have Their Playground Back

Friday, 25 February 2022, 11:26 am | Gisborne District Council

Tamariki at Tokomaru Bay are enjoying their brand-new playground after it was officially opened by Mayor Rehette Stoltz. The community had been without a playground since a flood mid-last year. The beachside township of Tokomaru Bay was hit hard by the ... More >>

Time To Check For Myrtle Rust

Thursday, 24 February 2022, 6:32 pm | Gisborne District Council

Council’s principal scientist Dr Murry Cave is reminding people to check for myrtle rust after the fungal disease was found on a store-bought plant in Gisborne this month Myrtle rust is identified as a bright yellow growth on the stems or leaves, ... More >>

Millions To Help Restore Our Urban Waterways

Friday, 18 February 2022, 2:05 pm | Gisborne District Council

A multi-million dollar project described as a “good news story for Gisborne” will significantly improve urban waterways and bring jobs to our region. The Ministry for the Environment (MfE) announced this week it will grant $2.25 millon of the $4.95 ... More >>

Council Appeals Decision On Kiwifruit

Tuesday, 15 February 2022, 4:43 pm | Gisborne District Council

With support from the Valuer-General, Gisborne District Council is appealing a decision from the Land Valuation Tribunal. The decision relates to the capital value of a gold kiwifruit orchard in the Gisborne district. The central issue is whether the ... More >>

LiDAR Technology Mapping River Catchments

Monday, 14 February 2022, 5:13 pm | Gisborne District Council

Council is working to better understand the amount of gravel and sediment moving through Tairāwhiti rivers. Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology is being used to map the Waiapu and East Cape River catchments from the air. The LiDAR system ... More >>

Severe Weather Watch For Tairawhiti

Saturday, 12 February 2022, 9:08 pm | Gisborne District Council

Issued at: 8:51pm Saturday, 12th February 2022 Situation Cyclone DOVI was located over open waters to the west of Northland tonight (Saturday) and is moving southeast. On it's current forecast track DOVI is expected to make landfall between New Plymouth ... More >>

A Heavy Rain Warning Remains In Place For Gisborne

Monday, 7 February 2022, 9:39 pm | Gisborne District Council

Situation A slow-moving front over the North Island has brought heavy rain to some areas. The rain has eased this evening, but warnings remain for eastern Bay of Plenty and Gisborne until tonight. A trough is expected to bring rain to the west coast ... More >>

Severe Weather Warnings

Monday, 7 February 2022, 5:24 pm | Gisborne District Council

A Heavy Rain Warning is still in place for Gisborne. Details as follows: Situation A slow-moving front continues to affect the North Island today, bringing further periods of heavy rain to eastern and northern areas. The rain is clearing slowly, ... More >>

MetService Has Updated Its Heavy Rain Warning For Gisborne

Sunday, 6 February 2022, 9:17 pm | Gisborne District Council

Situation A slow-moving front continues to affect the North Island tonight (Sunday) and Monday, bringing further periods of heavy rain to eastern and northern areas. Orange warnings for heavy rain are in force for Hawke's Bay north of Napier, Gisborne, ... More >>

Heavy Rain Warning for Gisborne

Sunday, 6 February 2022, 2:49 pm | Gisborne District Council

A slow-moving front continues to affect the North Island today (Sunday) and Monday, bringing further periods of heavy rain to many parts of the North Island. The heaviest rain is expected in Taranaki until early this afternoon where a RED WARNING remains ... More >>

Gambling Policy Review Advises Further Restrictions

Thursday, 3 February 2022, 9:16 am | Gisborne District Council

Further restrictions have been proposed to Council’s Gambling Venue Policy after its three-yearly review. At the Sustainable Tairāwhiti meeting last week Councillors voted to consult on the draft Gambling Venue Policy 2022 which retains the district’s ... More >>

National Advisory: No Tsunami Threat To New Zealand

Sunday, 30 January 2022, 1:28 am | Gisborne District Council

An earthquake has occurred with these parameters: Origin time: 0246 UTC JAN 29 2022 NZ time: 2022-01-29 15:46 Co-ordinates: 29.8 SOUTH 174.7 WEST Depth: 33 KM / 20 MILES Location: KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION Magnitude: 6.4 The above magnitude is provisional ... More >>

National Advisory: Earthquake Being Assessed

Sunday, 30 January 2022, 12:46 am | Gisborne District Council

A magnitude M6.6 earthquake has occurred at/in KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION. The National Emergency Management Agency and GNS Science are assessing the earthquake parameters to determine if there is a tsunami risk to New Zealand. People in coastal areas should: ... More >>