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Publications and Resources

Gisborne District Council publications and resources related to land - Manuka and Kanuka planting guide, Longbush ecosanctuary report, streamside planting guide, working with wetlands guide.

Streamside planting guide

To encourage people to take pride in urban streams and treat them as an important and valuable part of their property. A streamside planting guide has been developed that tells you about native planting on urban streamsides.

Streamside planting guide [PDF, 1.5 MB] 

Working with wetlands

Together with Hawke's Bay Regional Council, Fish & Game New Zealand and the DoC we have produced a guide to help landowners create, develop or restore wetlands. The guide contains information about wetlands and covers:

Working with wetlands [PDF, 2.5 MB] 

Mānuka and Kānuka planting guide 

Along with environmental benefits, landowners are considering the potential for mānuka and kānuka to generate income from honey or oil production.

Plantation Guide [PDF, 6 MB]

Longbush ecosanctuary report 

Landcare Research prepared this report for Gisborne District Council, to document past and present vascular flora and vegetation by landform of the Longbush Ecosanctuary and other primary forest remnants in the lower Waimata Valley.

Longbush Ecosanctuary Report [PDF, 2.6 MB]