Council media releases August 2023
Kiwa Pools opens this weekend
For the opening weekend only, it’s $2 for 2 hours. Sessions start: 8am • 10.30am • 1pm • 3.30pm • 6pm • both days. Pay at the door or book online (only needed for our opening weekend).
Landslide dam along Tauwhareparae Road assessed low-risk
Dr Murry Cave says this type of feature is expected to break down gradually over the next few months.
Government cost-sharing offer agreed to by Council
Council and the Crown have reached an agreement on cyclone recovery cost-sharing arrangements.
Waters of Kiwa Pools will connect us all
Kiwa Pools was given a warm Tairāwhiti welcome with two special ceremonies signifying the official opening of the new complex yesterday.
Everyone gets involved during winter planting of urban streams
Teams have been getting stuck into the mahi over the last few weeks of fine weather with winter planting well underway around the city.
15 sleeps to go – countdown is on to Kiwa Pools opening
Kiwa Pools Complex is a modern, multi-purpose, fun complex designed for everyone to enjoy and is unique to Tairāwhiti.
End of an era this weekend
This morning’s gathering of regulars included people who’ve been going to the classes for decades, and they all said how much it’s increased their well-being.
Almost half of what we throw out is food waste
Every week, our community throws away 37.4 tonnes of uneaten food.
Connecting back to their whenua
Engaging with the community and doing educational outreach about inanga and the importance of their habitat, is one of the aims of this project.
1.3 tonnes of rubbish cleaned up by the community
Council’s Waste Minimisation Lead Charlotte Phelps says it was an awesome turnout. “Thank you to everyone who came along to lend a hand."
Call for Tairāwhiti to show kindness
Incidents of abuse against people because of where they work have risen sharply.
Be part of the solution - community beach clean-up this Sunday
Meet at the first carpark along Centennial Marine Drive, opposite Pacific Street, between 9am and noon this Sunday.
Government commitment is essential in responding to Ministerial Inquiry
Minister of Forestry Peeni Henare was in town for the announcement at the Emerald Hotel yesterday morning.
Nutrient loss survey for growers
Together with HortNZ we're asking growers on the Poverty Bay and Uawa Flats to complete a survey to help assess nutrient dynamics