Larry Foster

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Committee week, parking on agenda

July 30, 2018 3:40PM

It is committee week this week, so councillors will be busy reading up on their respective agendas and preparing accordingly. All the agendas are rather …

Well served after major flooding

June 18, 2018 1:21PM

There are no official council meetings this week. It certainly has been refreshing having nice weather back with us again after what seemed like an …

Busy week starts with LTP feedback

May 14, 2018 3:25PM

We have a full-on week with Long Term Plan (LTP) hearings on Monday and Tuesday, then a council meeting on Thursday. After the very successful …

Cycleways help future-proof region

April 9, 2018 12:09PM

There are no official council meetings on this week. The “What’s the Future Tairawhiti” campaign continues its community consultation journey with meetings regarding the 10-year, …

Let’s get serious about rail corridor

March 5, 2018 3:16PM

This week sees meetings of the Sister City Committee on Monday, the Creative Communities Scheme Committee on Tuesday, and the Wastewater Management Committee on Thursday. …

Selecting one wastewater option

November 20, 2017 11:46AM

What’s on in council this week There is one official council meeting on this week, the Wastewater Management Committee on Thursday from 9am at the …

A spotlight on our infrastructure

October 16, 2017 11:21AM

The Regional Transport Committee meets on Thursday — there are mainly information reports to be presented, and one decision report. The decision report is to …

Future of Reynolds Hall on agenda

September 11, 2017 11:49AM

It is committee week, so councillors will be reading up the combined 521 pages to get their heads around the issues and reports to debate …

Updated on DrainWise project

August 7, 2017 11:06AM

There are no official council meetings on this week, but there is a citizenship ceremony at the Cosmopolitan Club on Wednesday at 10am. This is …

Growing economic confidence

July 3, 2017 12:48PM

There are no official council meetings this week, although there is an update for councillors and staff on the Makauri Aquifer Recharge Trials Programme. From …

Addressing our wastewater woes

May 29, 2017 10:28AM

The only official council meeting on this week is the Regional Transport Committee on Thursday afternoon at the Watson Room of the Cossy Club. This …

Community housing, wastewater

April 24, 2017 11:26AM

There are no official council meetings this week but there is a site visit to one of the council’s community housing complexes at Te Karaka. …

Plenty on committee agendas

March 20, 2017 1:00PM

It is the first committee week under our new CEO Nedine Thatcher Swann. It will be too early to see any changes in proceedings yet, …

Familiarisation with our region

February 13, 2017 11:17AM

There are no official committee meetings this week, but there is always something for councillors to pursue from our meetings of last week. The request …

A missed opportunity

December 5, 2016 2:32PM

There are no official committee meetings on this week, although the continuation of the hearings of the Fresh Water Plan will be on today at …

Rebuild best for the long term

January 19, 2016 11:24AM

It is hard to sit back and take all of this flak and criticism over the council rebuild process from people who have not spent …

United front crucial for region

December 2, 2015 3:36PM

I have been a committee member of Heart of Gisborne for the past four years, and a board member of Tourism Eastland for the past …

The changing face of retail

July 29, 2015 11:58AM

Of course we welcome any new business into our CBD, no one wants to see empty shops. It is however a real shame the colour …