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.

Unsubstantiated speculation?

Is it time for a community asset management model where the ‘common good’ for our community is the primary objective?

Improving Water Quality

Council neglected it’s responsibilities to protect public health by not monitoring river water quality and advising public Rere rockslide was unsafe to swim in.