Ngā haora o te Kirikimete 2021-22 e puare ana

2021-22 Christmas holiday hours

Gisborne District Council's hours and services over the Christmas and New Year holiday period.

Contact centre is available 24/7 - ph 0800 653 800 or (06) 867 2049

If it's urgent, such as noise, animal control, water supply, waste, road safety and emergencies, please phone us.

For non urgent requests, staff will action it when we're back in the office on Wednesday 5 January.

Please report issues on our online eFix form

Or by using our app - to install our GDC Fix app on your smart phone, it's the easy way to report issues when you're out and about.

Check Covid-19 webpage for updates to services

Te Puia Springs service centre remains closed

Awarua, 15 Fitzherbert Street, Gisborne

DateTime
Thursday 23 December9am - 4pm
Friday 24 DecemberClosed
Saturday - SundayClosed
Monday  27 DecemberClosed
Tuesday 28 DecemberClosed
Wednesday 29 DecemberClosed
Thursday 30 DecemberClosed
Friday 31 DecemberClosed
Saturday - SundayClosed
Monday 3 JanuaryClosed
Tuesday 4 JanuaryClosed
Wednesday 5 January - normal office hours resume9am - 4pm

See Covid-19 webpage for updates to services

DateHours
Wednesday 29 - Friday 31 December9am - 5pm
Saturday 1 JanuaryClosed
Sunday 2 JanuaryClosed
Monday 3 JanuaryClosed
Tuesday 4 JanuaryClosed
Wednesday 5 January - Friday 7 January9am - 5pm
Saturday 8 January9.30am - 1pm
Sunday 9 JanuaryClosed
Monday 10 January - normal hours resume

cSee our Covid-19 webpage for updates

  • A vaccine pass is required to enter.
  • Numbers capped at 100. Will operate 'one-in, one-out' policy.
  • Face coverings are mandatory, except for those with exemptions or in the swimming pool.

Lane swimmers

Please book a lane ph 867 6220.

Recreational swimmers

The outside pools are open in 2 hour sessions each day. These sessions will operate on a first in - first served basis.
Bookings will only be taken for lane swimming not recreational swimming.

Sessions
  • 10am - 12 noon
  • 12.30 - 2.30pm
  • 3-5pm
At OrangeHours
Friday 31 December 6am - 6pm
Saturday & Sunday 8am - 6pm
Monday 3 January - normal hours resume 6am - 8pm
Kerbside rubbish and recycling collection as normal - please have it kerbside by 7am

For additional opening hours for Waiapu, Tikitiki, Te Araroa, Te Puia Springs, Tokomaru Bay and Tolaga Bay see the transfer stations webpage

Under the Building Act, building consent processing stops 5pm Monday 20 December and restarts 8am Monday 10 January.

Applications can still be lodged during this time.

Under the Resource Management Act consent processing stops Monday 20 December and restarts 8am Monday 10 January.

Applications can still be submitted during this time.

LIM applications will not be processed from 5pm Monday 20 December and restarts 8am Monday 10 January.

Applications can still be submitted during this time for processing from 10 January.

Here's our areas where it's an offence to consume or carry opened alcohol in public places.

Alcohol ban areas

Alcohol control bylaw