Latest media releases
Relief for property owners of red and yellow stickered homes
Anyone who had a property red-stickered will receive $10,000 and those with a yellow-stickered property will receive $2,000.
Trucks returning to our roads over the next two weeks
Please take care over the next two weeks as trucks come back onto our roads.
Contractors on the ground clearing silt today
“If you haven’t contacted us yet and need help removing silt please get in touch," Council Solid Waste Manager Phil Nickerson.
State of Emergency extended for seven days
Around 15 homes in Mangapapa evacuated or self-evacuated after heavy downpours caused flooding.
Water Update – Matawhero and Manutuke supplied on Tuesday
A slight change to the restrictions on Gisborne city’s water supply today mean some small businesses can now operate
Thank you for the help
Volunteers have given thousands of hours and $134,604.25 has been raised for the Disaster Relief Trust in Tairāwhiti so far.
Precautionary evacuation of Tokomaru Bay underway
The incoming rain tonight brings a risk of failure to a debris dam upstream of the township.
Ministerial inquiry into log slash a welcome relief
The two-month inquiry will cover Tairāwhiti and Wairoa.
Where to dump your silt - open tomorrow
Two disposal sites for silt open tomorrow - click here for locations.