Media releases December 2023
Bridge jumping dangerous - no longer a rite of passage
Council Harbourmaster Peter Buell says jumping from the city’s bridges is not safe.
Tolaga Bay Wharf update
We’re preparing to reopen Tolaga Bay Wharf to its halfway point by the end of February.
Partnership a win for the wider region
The initiative – a first for provincial Aotearoa – was driven by TEMO group manager Ben Green.
For Tairāwhiti with Love - nominate a Superhero
Mayor Stoltz says the Superhero Awards are part of a broader campaign Council will be running next year called For Tairāwhiti with Love.
Strong and stable leadership selected for Council CE role
Mayor Rehette Stoltz says after an external recruitment programme, and rigorous interview process, the Council has resolved to appoint Nedine Thatcher Swann back in the role.
Healthy water, land, people and future are the focus of Three Year Plan
The strategic framework for the 2024 – 2027 Three Year Plan, including Council’s priorities, was adopted at yesterday’s Council meeting, alongside draft borrowing limits and rates increases.
Cut-off date for reports of severely affected land
The community has until 30 December to notify the Council of any residential land severely affected by Cyclone Gabrielle that isn’t already known to Council.
Waihau Beach Road reopens - in time for summer camping
The reopening of the road also means summer camping at Waihau Beach/Loisels Campground will open from Friday 22 December.