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A ‘modest’ start to Hawke’s Bay whitebait season

Friday, 29 August 2014, 12:13 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay rivers are in excellent condition for whitebaiting, with plenty of keen anglers out trying to net a meal of the slippery delicacy. More >>

Marine Oil Spill Exercise at Napier Port

Friday, 29 August 2014, 11:59 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council will be undertaking its annual marine oil spill exercise in and beside Napier Port on Monday 1 September 2014. More >>

goBay bus timetable changes

Friday, 29 August 2014, 11:16 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is reminding goBay passengers that there will be a new bus timetable in operation from Monday 1 September. More >>

HBRC Council Meeting Brief

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 5:23 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council met today (Wednesday 27 August). Some outcomes of this meeting were: More >>

King Tides, Sign of Sea Level to Come

Friday, 8 August 2014, 11:49 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

King tides will occur along the Hawke’s Bay coastline through August 12-15 and provide a look into the future at expected sea levels. The very high tides next week will come well up on beaches and may flood low-lying facilities around the coast ... More >>

the state of our environment | July 2014

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 5:38 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Winter has finally hit - sadly. A balmy and deceptively wet June made way for a chilly and surprisingly dry July. Apart from northern Hawke’s Bay, most of the region received just half the usual July rainfall. It hasn’t worried our groundwater and ... More >>

the state of our environment | June 2014

Friday, 4 July 2014, 3:00 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Any day you can wear shorts and a t-shirt during winter without looking like an idiot is a bonus and we had a few in June. Both daytime and night temperatures were over a degree warmer than usual. Also above normal was the region’s rainfall, which ... More >>

Reaction to Board of Inquiry final decision

Friday, 4 July 2014, 2:46 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has decided not to appeal the final decision from the Board of Inquiry on the Tukituki Plan Change 6 and Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme. More >>

Hawke’s Bay Trails - Section Closure & New Bridge Safety

Monday, 30 June 2014, 5:20 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Two sections of the Hawke’s Bay Trails are temporarily interrupted – one for farm operations and the other for bridge safety upgrades. More >>

HBRC adopts 2014-15 Annual Plan

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 4:42 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has voted to formally adopt its 2014-15 Annual Plan at its meeting in Napier today. In doing so the Council agreed to a 5.8% average rate rise for Hawke’s Bay Regional Council ratepayers, which equates to an annual ... More >>

Media Statement: Support for all council staff

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 5:35 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Chair of the Regional Council attaches a letter agreed to and signed by all Regional Councillors expressing unreserved support for all staff of Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. More >>

Science Buoys Temporarily Out of Hawke’s Bay Waters

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 11:35 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s science team will be taking the coastal water quality ‘HAWQi’ buoy off-line this month, while Lake Tūtira the monitoring buoy is already out of the water for servicing. More >>

HBRC welcomes second report into oil and gas regulation

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 5:09 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (PCE) has released her second report into the regulation of the oil and gas industry in New Zealand. More >>

Arbor Day Kicks Off Winter Planting Projects

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 12:16 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Arbor Day on 5 June this week recognises the value and importance of trees and forests in our environment. It is also the start of the winter planting season for Hawke’s Bay Regional Council which also supports some community groups and schools with their ... More >>

Extension for final Tukituki Catchment Proposal decision

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 12:27 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Minister for the Environment Amy Adams and Minister of Conservation Nick Smith have approved a one month extension to the timeframe the Board of Inquiry has to produce its final decision and report on the Tukituki Catchment Proposal. More >>

Ngai Tahu withdraw from Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme

Monday, 19 May 2014, 5:20 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

A potential investor in Hawke’s Bay’s Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme has today withdrawn from the Memorandum of Understanding signed in September 2013. More >>

Extension for final Tukituki Catchment Proposal decision

Saturday, 17 May 2014, 12:59 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Minister for the Environment Amy Adams and Minister of Conservation Nick Smith have approved a one month extension to the timeframe the Board of Inquiry has to produce its final decision and report on the Tukituki Catchment Proposal. Earlier ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay Air Quality Science Informs WHO Review

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 5:20 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay is doing as well as, if not better than, many other towns and cities in New Zealand in terms of air quality, says Hawke’s Bay Regional Council scientists in response to a report from the World Health Organisation. More >>

HBRC to consult on potential investment in Ruataniwha Scheme

Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 5:15 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has today agreed to release a statement of proposal on investing up to $80 million in the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme for the public to have their say on. More >>

Ruataniwha Business Case Peer Reviewed by Deloitte

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 12:50 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council will consider the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme Investment Statement of Proposal at its meeting next week on Wednesday 30 April. The Statement of Proposal forms the basis for public consultation. More >>

 

 

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