You can exercise your dog in the following areas around Gisborne city and Wainui.
You must keep your dog under control at all times in a public place.
Don't forget to pick up your dog's droppings.
Dog friendly exercise areas - no leash
You can exercise your dog without a leash as long as you keep them under continuous supervision and control.
- Midway Beach and foreshore from Pacific Street to Waipaoa River
- Ayton Park - corner of Balfour Road and Aberdeen Road
- Coldstream Road Reserve
- Heath Johnson Park - the strip on Paraone Road side of park
- Nelson Park - area adjacent to the footbridge
- Wainui Beach - except during school and public holidays
See the map below, the green pins show these areas.
Exercise areas on a leash
All city and Wainui beaches except during public and school holidays. Dogs are prohibited between any 'swim between the flags' areas.
|Alfred Cox Park||Awapuni Stadium - exercise areas|
|Atkinson Street Park||Ballance Street - road end reserve|
|Blackpool Street Reserve - on the Childers Road side||Centennial Crescent Reserve|
|Fox Street - road end reserve||Fitzherbert Street - road end reserve|
|Grant Road Reserve||Hall Street - road end reserve|
|London Street Reserve||Titirangi Reserve - Kaiti Hill|
|Nelson Park - other than the area adjacent to the footbridge||Reynolds Creek Reserve - Childers Road through to Blackpool Street Reserve|
|Sheehan Street - road end reserve||Stafford Street - road end reserve|
|Waikirikiri Reserve||Waikanae and Midway beaches to Pacific St includes walkways|
See the map below, the purple pins show these areas
Dog friendly areas in Gisborne city
Dog exercise areas
Dog prohibited areas
Dogs are prohibited in the following areas in the Gisborne district.
|Swim between the flag areas at Waikanae, Midway and Wainui beach||Abbott Street Reserve|
|Gladstone Road - between Customhouse Street and Roebuck Road||Anzac Park|
|Adventure Playground||Alfred Cox Park|
|Airport - and all the land owned by the Airport||Barry Park|
|Blackpool Street Reserve, on the Blackpool St side||Botanical Gardens|
|Childers Road Reserve||Churchill Park|
|Emily Street Reserve||Harry Barker Reserve|
|Heath Johnston Park ( Wainui Road end)||Hei Pipi Reserve|
|Innes Street Reserve||Ida Road Reserve|
|Kaiti Mall||Kelvin Park|
|Kaiti Memorial Park||Mangapapa Reserve|
|Mary Street Reserve||Marina Park|
|Martin Street Reserve||Olympic Pool Complex|
|The Soundshell||The Oval|
|Railway Reserve||Rutene Road Reserve|
|Rugby Park||Skate Park|
|Victoria Domain||Titirangi Park|
|Vivian Street Reserve||Waikanae Beach Holiday Park|
|Waiteata Park||Watson Park|