Roading Makarori

Roads and transport

Gisborne District Council is responsible for all our district's public local roads. This includes the maintenance of sealed and unsealed roads, bridges, street lights, footpaths, road marking, traffic signals, signs, walkways and cycleways, roadside vegetation control.

NZTA is responsible for the 2 state highways in our district - state highway 2 and 35. 

Help us to keep your roads and footpaths safe. We maintain them for the benefit of all road users including pedestrians, cyclists and drivers.

Road conditions

Current road information - closed, caution and traffic disruptions

GizzyBus timetable

GizzyBus timetable Mon - Fri, no weekend or public holiday service.

GizzyBus service

Bus service information, SuperGold card use

Maintenance Q&As

About sealed, unsealed roads and our network

Working on the road

Road corridor access request CAR and fees, cattle stops, swing gates

Bridge information

Bridge weight and speed restrictions, overweight permit

School Bus - Waka Kura

For students to get to school from one side of the city to the other.

Cycling in Gisborne

Tips for safer cycling and trails around Tairawhiti

Total Mobility Scheme

Subsidised taxi fares for eligible people

Traffic management plan

Temporary traffic management for events

Temporary road closure

Information on temporary road closures for events

Road safety

Request for speed bumps
Nga Ara Pai, videos

Transport Plans & Policies

Regional plans for land transport, public transport, bylaws, engineering code of practice

Potae Ave to Nelson Rd Link

New road to improve traffic flow through Lytton West

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