Posts tagged "Gisborne District Council"

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....