Forestry needs to pay its way

Is forestry so important to our local economy that we continue to allow them to breach their consents and subsidise the cost of their roading?

Meet the Mayorals

An opportunity to hear Gisborne/Tairāwhiti mayoral candidates share their views on some of the pressing issues facing the region. 5.30-7pm, Tuesday 28th June at The Works Restaurant & Bar, The Esplanade.  Tapas/ drinks and nibbles available to purchase.

RMA Realities Workshop

What rights do citizens have? How can we better participate in planning and decision-making?

More confusion and questions

About 25 people protested outside the GDC Fitzherbert St buildings and called on Council to stop the planned demolition and reconsider the whole assets transfer process. Tairawhiti Residents Association responding to an offical explanation from Council on why rent is being paid on the Testing Station and Holiday Park said the information provided adds even…

We need PVs and EVs

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment has got it wrong on this one. We don’t have to make the choice of shifting to only one or the other, we need both PV and EVs.

Power to the People!

$9.6M kept in the hands of residents and local business, would go a long way towards creating new jobs for our young people.