Posts tagged "Gisborne District Council"

Tolaga Bay flooding damage may take two years to fix

[15 July/Radio NZ] According to the Gisborne District Council, the damage done by recent flooding in Tologa Bay could take more than two years to fix. Around one million tonnes of forestry slash was washed from hillsides onto roads, farms and other properties in the Tolaga Bay area during two periods of heavy rain last...

Council to get to root of logging debris problem after floods

 [6 June/Radio NZ] Tolaga Bay logging companies could be subject to investigation after a deluge of logging debris was left strewn over properties, roads and rivers from flash flooding. Farmer Dean Breshnell said locals spent five years petitioning authorities over the mismanagement of forestry slash. Residents were lucky to escape unharmed as a torrent of...

Council approves Waiapu River agreement

[31 August/ Radio NZ Rural] The Gisborne District Council has approved an agreement with Ngati Porou to jointly manage the Waiapu River and its tributaries. Gisborne Mayor, Meng Foon said the council recognised the fundamental role Ngati Porou had as a source of knowledge, and acknowledged their interests in the future management of the river....