Latest media releases
New chair named for GHL
Council is six months into its review of Gisborne Holdings Ltd with an eye to ensuring its operations are fit for purpose and cost-effective for the region.
Roadworks on Tītīrangi/Kaiti Hill mark next stage of the project
Tītīrangi/Kaiti Hill will be closed to vehicle traffic on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between 7am and 6pm until the end of June.
Processing delays as Omicron circulates
Council is asking for patience and understanding from the community as it braces for delays to processing consents caused by the flow-on effect of Omicron.
Emergency Coordination Centre on track
A new headquarters being built to coordinate emergency responses in our community will be finished by the end of the year.
Asphalting works delayed
Asphalting works being undertaken by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and Gisborne District Council will now start on Monday, 21 March.
Three waters working group recommendations don't go far enough
Mayor Rehette Stoltz still very concerned around losing our local voice with the proposed management of Three Waters Reform.
Community sessions for Council’s growth strategy
Council is inviting the public to information and feedback sessions on its new growth strategy
Feedback wanted on Fees and Charges 2022/2023
Overdue book fines could be dropped in the proposed Fees and Charges for the 2022/2023 financial year. Public consultation starts today and runs until 5pm Friday 8 April.
Parks Week hit by vandals on day one
At least nine storyboards in the Botanical Gardens have been vandalised over the weekend after being up for just one day.
Preventing a future housing crisis
Council is doing its bit to curb a worsening housing crisis with the development of a new future-focused strategy.
Tokomaru Bay tamariki have their playground back
Tamariki at Tokomaru Bay are enjoying their brand-new playground after it was officially opened by Mayor Rehette Stoltz.