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Flexible pipes save roads from being dug up
28 Nov 2013
Long, flexible tubes – not dissimilar to sausage casings – are at the heart of one of Gisborne District Council’s work programmes this summer. The tubes are being used to renew the city’s very old, and in some cases cracked, wastewater pipes. Read more >>
Community invited to discuss managing freshwater in Gisborne district
27 Nov 2013
Demand for water from Gisborne district irrigators is predicted to increase significantly in the next 50 years. There are signs that the Makauri and Matokitoki aquifers are in decline and a number of Gisborne district rivers have quality issues especially after high rainfall. How freshwater is managed now, and in the future, is a key issue for the district. Read more >>
Waihi Bridge in Tokomaru Bay will be closed this weekend
21 Nov 2013
Waihi Bridge on Wharf Road, Tokomaru Bay will be closed for urgent repairs on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 November. The guardrail on one side of the bridge has deteriorated and will be replaced with a concrete block guardrail. The guardrail on the other side of the bridge has already been replaced. Read more >>
November council highlights
15 Nov 2013
Read the Council meeting agenda for 13 November[] Read more >>
Progress on beachfront cycle and walkway
14 Nov 2013
Gisborne District Council has approved the boardwalk option for the beachfront cycle and walkway through the back of the sand dunes between Grey Street and Beacon Street finishing as a concrete path to Midway Surf Club. Detailed designs will now be produced. Read more >>

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