Council media releases July 2023
Commercial silt removal fund opens
Applications are open to eligible commercial entities to support the clean-up of cyclone-related silt and debris.
Calling creatives - need funding towards an idea?
The first round of funding is underway with applications needing to be in by 5pm, Friday 26 August 2023.
Applications now open for 2024's Natural Heritage Fund
The fund is open until 15 September. Details in here on how to apply.
Save the date - Kiwa Pools opening day is revealed
In just seven weeks Gisborne’s $46 million Kiwa Pools complex will open to the public.
Court of Appeal decision impacts gold kiwifruit growers
The Court agreed with the Council that rating valuations ought to align broadly with market realities.
Community encouraged to explore other parks and facilities for school holidays
Kaiti Beach and the Botanical Gardens playgrounds are still closed.
Groundwater issues continue to impact burials at Taruheru
The highest groundwater Tairāwhiti has seen in almost half a century
Everyone has a role to play - free workshop this Sunday
If you live around Tītīrangi/Kaiti Hill come along this Sunday, bring the family, learn how to become predator-free and get a free rat trap to take away.
Repairing bridges destroyed by Cyclone Gabrielle no quick fix
“The timeframes will not be palatable to all as they are dependent on favourable construction conditions and future funding decisions."
Free bus fares for children from 1 July
As part of the Government initiative, there'll be half-price fares for passengers under 25 as well as CSC holders with a registered Bee Card.