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October 2019 State of the Environment

Friday, 8 November 2019, 8:36 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

October began in rollicking fashion with an epic hailstorm and ended with an epic fail in sporting success (all HB and NZ teams I followed over Labour weekend lost – seven of them!). More >>

Good wood for a good price

Friday, 1 November 2019, 9:58 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Regional Council are partnering with approved dry wood suppliers to give Hawke’s Bay locals $50 off a cord until January. More >>

Councillor Rex Graham re-elected as HBRC Chair

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 1:08 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Councillor Rex Graham has been re-elected as Chair of the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. More >>

Partnering to tackle climate change

Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 4:18 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council and 3R Group, with the support of Napier, Hastings, Central HB and Wairoa Councils are teaming up to hold a business event bringing attention to the impact of accelerated climate change. More >>

Public Warned Not to Handle Lost Rook Bait

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 7:16 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The public is being warned not to touch a bag containing rook (crow) bait that was lost from a helicopter in the Wairoa area yesterday. More >>

Nau mai Haere mai - more kākā at Boundary Stream

Monday, 21 October 2019, 12:54 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Poutiri Ao ō Tāne project yesterday welcomed five new kākā to Boundary Stream Mainland Island, growing the introduced population to more than 26. More >>

Have your say on Hawke’s Bay’s outstanding water bodies

Monday, 16 September 2019, 5:09 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay is home to outstanding water bodies, and the Regional Council wants people to have their say on a plan change that aims to protect their special features. More >>

Regional Council science staff judging science fair

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 4:46 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council science staff are once again looking forward to seeing the entries for this year’s Hawke’s Bay Regional Science and Technology Fair. More >>

Hawke’s Bay businesses supporting biodiversity

Monday, 15 July 2019, 2:44 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Local businesses are getting behind Biodiversity Hawke’s Bay, with three signing up to become Biodiversity Guardians in the last month. More >>

Learning the ropes – marine pests

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 5:51 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

NIWA and Biosecurity NZ, part of the Ministry for Primary Industries, led a Hawke’s Bay group exploring marine pests and the harm they cause on 3 July. More >>

Help needed to plant 5,000 trees at Waitangi Regional Park

Friday, 28 June 2019, 1:52 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Everyone’s welcome to come along this Saturday to help put in 5,000 plants in the new wetland area at Waitangi Regional Park, along the Napier foreshore. More >>

Napier Port share offer confirmed for July

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 4:18 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council today authorised Napier Port to proceed with a 45 per cent initial public offer (IPO) of shares in the Port. More >>

Three million dollar fund to restore Whakakī Lake

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 10:00 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The project to revitalise Whakakī Lake, north-east of Wairoa, has been given a significant boost with the announcement that it has been granted $3 million from the Government’s Freshwater Improvement Fund. More >>

Newly built wetland – now add water

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 4:22 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The new wetland at Waitangi Regional Park will provide another haven for native fish and birdlife with the critical ingredient of water about to be added. More >>

Regional Council set to help fund Flaxmere solar farm

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 4:04 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

A proposal to develop a multi-million dollar solar farm to power 400 low-income households in Flaxmere has the initial backing of Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. More >>

Annual Plan – stronger environmental focus

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 3:27 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Corporate and Strategic Committee recommended on Wednesday (5 June) that Hawke’s Bay Regional Council adopt its Annual Plan for the year ahead, with a stronger focus on regulating activities that can harm the environment. More >>

Big hearted planting at Pakōwhai

Friday, 31 May 2019, 3:39 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Swing into the planting season this Wednesday to plant some threatened heart-leaved kohuhu trees at Pakōwhai. More >>

Abatement notices issued over Wairoa sewage treatment plant

Friday, 31 May 2019, 3:16 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has served the Wairoa District Council with two abatement notices in relation to the unlawful discharge of sewage from an unconsented emergency overflow from the Wairoa sewage treatment plant. More >>

Biodiversity Hawke’s Bay announces new funding for projects

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 8:26 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Biodiversity Hawke’s Bay has announced the first ever recipients of the Biodiversity HB Project Fund, exactly one year since the launch of the Hawke’s Bay Biodiversity Action Plan. More >>

Trustees sought for new future farming initiative

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 3:19 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Trustees are being sought for a new farming initiative aimed at shining a light on Hawke’s Bay’s agricultural expertise and leading on-farm research and innovation. More >>

 

 

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