Blackberry plant pest
Gisborne District Council will control blackberry that is on council land.
Property owners are responsible for control and/or removal of blackberry on their private property and where it encroaches on to the road reserve.
Blackberry on private property must not be within 50 metres of an adjoining property boundary fence.
If blackberry is growing on your property from the neighbour's property, you can contact us with the details - fill in an eFix form