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Water Alert - No Sprinklers
Ban on using sprinklers in the city. Keep hand-held hosing to a minimum. Please don't waste water.
Freedom Camping Bylaw
The revised 2016 bylaw provides for all types of freedom camping from tents to cars to self-contained vehicles
Total fire ban
This mean no fires outside, that includes wood and charcoal BBQs, pizza ovens, braziers, incinerators or fireworks. The only exemptions are gas BBQs and cookers.
Summer camping now open
Our 9 summer campgrounds around our district are now open. You just need a permit before you set up camp. Apply here online
Olympic pool fun
Head to the olympic pools this summer. Check out the opening hours and admission costs
Tsunami evacuation maps
For a locally generating tsunami your only warning will be a long or strong earthquake. There’ll be no official warnings for localised tsunami, it’s your responsibility to get you and your family to safety.
Something needs fixing?
We want to know if you see any council asset or service that needs our attention
Tairāwhiti Maps is the tool to find property rates and valuations, land information, aerial photos, council services and District Plan information
All notices including tenders, temporary road closures, alcohol premises and resource consents