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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.

Some rural toilets only have minimal servicing and others are only maintained during the summer months.

Gisborne city centre

LocationOpenFacilities and charges
Bright Street
- opposite McDonalds
Mon - Fri  8.30am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 12pm
Toilet 20c, shower $2, towel hire $1.50, nursery/changing room 50c
Derby Street24 hrs
Peel Street24 hrs except locked at night on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday. 
Grey Street - iSite and skate park

Gisborne suburbs and town beaches

LocationOpenAccessibility
Adventure playgroundDaylight hrs only, locked at night Non 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 MallLocked 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 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

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 daylight savings hoursNon accessible toilet
Kaiaua Beach - south24 hrs - non-flush, only serviced during daylight savings hoursNon accessible toilet
Loisel's Beach Waihau Beach - north24hrs - non-flush, only serviced during daylight savings hoursNon accessible toilet
Loisel's Beach Waihau Beach - south 24hrs - non-flush, only serviced during daylight savings hoursNon accessible toilet
Lottin Point24hrs
Lysnar Reserve - Chalet24hrs
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
Ruatoria24hrs
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