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Environmental monitoring data

Gisborne District Council has made every reasonable effort to ensure environmental information is as accurate as possible and updated as stated. However, council does not guarantee that:

  • users will have uninterrupted or error-free access to, and use of, the information
  • information will be available for updating at the stated intervals
  • environmental data is accurate, complete, or suitable for a particular purpose.  Website users must rely on their own judgement, especially where decisions relating to the safety of life and property are concerned.

Disclaimer of liability

Given the changing nature of the weather, and the inherent hazards of information technology systems, equipment, sensor and electronic communication, there may be delays, omissions or inaccuracies in information contained in this site. Accordingly, the information on this site is provided with the understanding that the authors and publishers are not engaged in rendering professional advice and services. As such, it should not be used as a substitute for consultation with professional competent advisers. Before making any decision or taking any action, you should consult a professional.

While we have made reasonable attempt to ensure that the information contained in this site has been obtained from reliable sources, Gisborne District Council is not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of this information. All information in this site is provided "as is", with no guarantee of completeness, accuracy, timeliness or of the results obtained from the use of this information, and without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to warranties of performance, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

In no event will Gisborne District Council, its contributors, directors, officers, employees, or agents be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance on the information in this site for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to: procurement of substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, tort (including negligence or otherwise) or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

This disclaimer of liability applies to both isolated and aggregate uses of the information and applies to any damages or injury, whether based on alleged breach of contract, tortuous behaviour, negligence or any other cause of action, including but not limited to damages or injuries caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, and/or theft, destruction or unauthorised access to, alteration of, or use of any record.


The user agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless, Gisborne District Council, its contributors and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including legal fees, arising out of the use of the information by the user or on the user's account.

If the user finds any errors or omissions, we encourage you to contact us.