Municipal building Oneroa opening day Shake Out 2015 2015 Swim The Distance Community funding

Transfer building ownership?

What do you think?

Council proposes to transfer the ownership and control of its municipal buildings to its 100% owned Council Controlled Trading Organisation known as Gisborne Holdings Ltd.

Read about the proposal and tell us what you think. 

Submission close 4pm Wednesday 30 September.

Oneroa walkway opening

Oneroa cycle and walkway was officially opened on Saturday 1 August.  

A good sized crowd attended the blessing and opening. Mayor Meng Foon thanked all those involved in the project. Artist Derek Lardelli explained the stories behind the design and carvings.

Enjoy this awesome community asset. 


ShakeOut - sign up now

Everyone, everywhere should know the right action to take before, during and after an earthquake.

Drop - Cover - Hold

Thursday 15 October is the international ShakeOut day of action. New Zealand will be first to participate this year at 9.15am.

We need you to register now on the ShakeOut website

Here's a challenge

Swim the distance from Midway Beach to Mahia, 45.5km in the comfort of our heated pool.

Grand prize is a trip to 2 to the Gold Coast.

You have until 30 September to complete the challenge.

Check out the entry details and sign up now.

Funding available

We have 2 funding schemes open for applications.

Mahi Nui - a multi-year grant for $2,500 - $10,000 per year for 3 years.

Mahi Iti - a one off grant of up to $2,500

See if your project meets the criteria and apply now. 

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