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Public toilets

Council maintains public toilets throughout our district.

Please contact us to report any maintenance issues with any of these toilets.

Gisborne city centre

LocationOpenFacilities and charges
Bright Street - opposite McDonaldsMon-Fri 8.30am - 5pm Saturday 9am - 12 noonToilets 20c, showers $2
Derby Street24 hrs 
Peel Street24 hrs except locked at night on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 
Grey Street - iSite24 hrs except locked at night on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Gisborne suburbs and town beaches

LocationOpenAccessibility
Adventure playgroundDaylight hrs only, locked at nightNon accessible toilet
Anzac Park24 hrs 
Barry ParkOnly open during sports timesNon accessible toilet
Ballance Street village24hrs 
Botanical GardensDaylight hrs only, locked at night 
Elgin shopping centre6am - 9.30pm 
Harry Barker ReserveOnly open during sports timesNon accessible toilet
Heath Johnson ParkOnly open during sports timesNon accessible toilet
Information centre - I site, Grey StDaylight hrs only, locked at night 
Inner HarbourDaylight hrs only, locked at night 
Kaiti Beach24 hrs 
Kaiti MallDaylight hrs only, locked at night 
LibraryDuring library hours 
Lytton West shopping centre24 hrs 
Lytton Road - BMX park24 hrsNon accessible toilet
Mangapapa Reserve24 hrsNon accessible toilet
Marina Park - Vogel StDaylight hrs only, locked at night 
Midway Beach, surf club buildingDaylight hrs only, locked at nightNon accessible toilet
Nelson ParkOnly open during sports timesNon accessible toilet
Oval ReserveOnly open during sports timesNon accessible toilet
Roebuck Road ReserveOnly open during sports timesNon accessible toilet
Soundshell / Awapuni StadiumOnly during events or sportsNon accessible toilet
Sponge BayDaylight hrs only, locked at nightNon accessible toilet
Waikanae Beach, surf club building, Grey Street sideDaylight hrs only, locked at night 
Waikirikiri ReserveOnly open during sports times 
Watson ParkOnly open during sports timesNon accessible toilet

Coast townships and beaches

Some rural toilets only have minimal servicing and others are only maintained during the summer months - from Labour weekend to Eastern weekend.

LocationOpenAccessibility
Anaura Bay24 hrs 
East Cape, 1994 East Cape Road24 hrs 
Hatea-a-Rangi, Tokomaru BayOnly open during sports timesNon accessible toilet
Hicks Bay - Onepoto24 hrs 
Hicks Bay - School24 hrs 
Hicks Bay - Wharf24 hrsNon accessible toilet
Kaiaua Beach - north24 hrs - non-flush only serviced during summer monthsNon accessible toilet
Loisel's Beach Waihau Beach - north24 hrs - non-flush only serviced during summer monthsNon accessible toilet
Lottin Point24 hrs 
Lysnar Reserve - Chalet24 hrs 
Lysnar Reserve - Okitu24hrs 
Lysnar Reserve - Whales24hrs 
Makorori Beach - car park southern24hrs 
Makorori Beach - car park northern24hrsNon accessible toilet
Pouawa - marine reserve24hrs - non flushNon accessible toilet
RuatoriaOnly open during summer months 24hrs 
Te Araroa, 25 Moana Parade24hrs 
Te Puia Springs, 3 Hall Street24hrs 
Tikitiki, 1866 Te Araroa Rd24hrs 
Tokomaru Bay, 10 Beach Rd24hrsNon accessible toilet
Tokomaru Bay Wharf24hrs - non-flushNon accessible toilet
Tolaga Bay Beach, Ferneaux StreetOnly open during summer months 24hrs 
Tolaga Bay, Blue Bay Reserve24hrs 
Tolaga Bay Township, 29 Cook St24hrsNon accessible toilet
Tolaga Bay Wharf24hrs 
Turihaua Beach24hrs 
Uawa Domain, Cook St Tolaga BayOnly open during sports times 
Wainui - Stock Route24hrs 
Wainui - Surf Club24hrs 
Wainui ReserveOnly open during sports times 
Waipiro Bay, McIlroy Rd24hrs - non-flush, only serviced during daylight savings hoursNon accessible toilet
Waipiro Bay, Marae Rd24hrs - non-flush, only serviced during daylight savings hoursNon accessible toilet

Rural townships and other rural areas

LocationOpenAccessibility
Doneraille Park, Ruakaka Rd24hrsNon accessible toilet
Matawai24hrs 
Motu24hrs 
Patutahi, Onslow Road24hrsNon accessible toilet
Rere Falls Reserve24hrsNon accessible toilet
Rere Rock Slide24hrs  non-flushNon accessible toilet
Te Karaka - Bowling ClubOnly open during sports timesNon accessible toilet
Te Karaka - Cliff Road24hrsNon accessible toilet
Te Karaka - Rugby ClubOnly open during sports timesNon accessible toilet
Waihirere Reserve24hrsNon accessible toilet