Latest media releases
Bay Bonanza this weekend - please be careful on the water
Gisborne’s Harbourmaster reminds boaties and those doing water activities this weekend that there’s still debris in the water from the recent storm.
Council responds to community petition about forestry
Mayor Rehette Stoltz says Council supports the concerns of the community and those who have signed the petition.
Uawa roads still closed due to ex-tropical Cyclone Hale
We are making every effort to get routes restored as soon as possible.
Council supports independent inquiry
A petition is being presented to Council next week which calls for such an inquiry.
Civil Defence in state of readiness for rainfall tonight
Gisborne Mayor Rehette Stoltz says our community is aware and prepared for this second weather event tonight.
Tairāwhiti grateful for flooding support
Mayor Rehette Stoltz is delighted the Government has released $150,000 funding for Cyclone Hale support
State of Emergency remains, more rain is on way
Another heavy rain warning for Tairāwhiti from 1pm tomorrow until 1am on Thursday. Be prepared.
Debris from Hale leaves scars
As the weather improves communities are getting re-connected and the clean-up of our waterways and roads continues.
Seven-day roading repair programme to start
All roadworks will start from Saturday 14 January and go through to Friday 20 January.
Determination of volunteers and crews commended
Monty Manuel push-biked for two hours across rugged terrain yesterday to get urgent medical supplies to a resident in Whareponga by Ruatorea.