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2015 Regional Resident Survey confirms satisfaction

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 1:30 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

2015 Regional Resident Survey confirms satisfaction Hawke’s Bay Regional Council yesterday heard the results of a region wide resident survey ranking HBRC highly for the quality of its service delivery, the importance of its work and the level ... More >>

New Tutira Park Book

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 9:29 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

A new book on the history of developing Tūtira Country Park has been published by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. ‘A Short History of Tūtira Country Park’ was researched and written by Garth Eyles, the former manager of HBRC’s land management ... More >>

Put that old mobile phone to good use

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 11:11 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Put that old mobile phone to good use Now’s a great time to find a better use for that old mobile phone – drop it off at Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s Napier office (the round bin at HBRC’s payments counter) and raise money for The Starship ... More >>

HBRC Chairman pleased community to have say on amalgamation

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 4:06 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Media Release 9 June 2015 HBRC Chairman pleased community to have their say on amalgamation Hawke’s Bay Regional Council Chairman Fenton Wilson says he’s pleased the community will get to decide whether the region’s five councils will amalgamate. The Local ... More >>

HBRC hearing submissions to its Long Term Plan 2015-25

Friday, 5 June 2015, 11:56 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council will spend the first three days of next week hearing submissions to its Long Term Plan 2015-25. More >>

Transport Plans show forward thinking

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 3:05 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council today adopted the region’s Land Transport, and Public Transport plans which prioritise core projects and investment over the coming ten years. More >>

HBRC takes hard line on theft of flood protection trees

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 11:29 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is extremely concerned with the cutting and destruction of river edge flood protection trees around the region. More >>

Oil Spill Exercise in Napier Harbour

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 12:36 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council will be undertaking its annual marine oil spill exercise in Napier’s Inner Harbour next Tuesday (Tuesday, 28 April 2015). More >>

Big Awatoto Beach Clean-Up this Saturday

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 2:22 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay people are being encouraged to come along and help clean up the beach at this weekend’s Big Awatoto Beach Clean-up. More >>

the state of our environment | January 2015

Monday, 9 February 2015, 11:54 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

It was a fabulous start to the year if you like your weather warm and dry. I could count the number of rain days on one hand at many of our rainfall sites and when I say ‘rain days’, that includes days with a mere flick of a shower. So you might ... More >>

Council Receives Abatement Notice

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 3:58 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Abatement notices were served on Central Hawke’s Bay District Council this morning requiring them to take action to improve the quality of the discharge of wastewater from both the Waipukurau and Waipawa treatment plants. More >>

Could That Wetland Photo Win You An Overseas Trip?

Monday, 26 January 2015, 2:40 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Local entries into an international photo competition for young people to mark World Wetland Day are encouraged by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. More >>

Opportunity for Update on ‘The Big Six’

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 11:10 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is hosting a late afternoon tea meeting onWednesday 28 January giving an update on how public comments made on The Big Six priorities late last year are being incorporated into the Long Term Plan for the region. More >>

the state of our environment | December 2014

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 3:54 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Recreation-wise it was a dismal start to December but at least it dented prospects of drought. A month’s worth of rain fell in the first couple of weeks and maximum temperatures were often in the mid-teens. The dump of rain temporarily affected water ... More >>

Don’t Forget Didymo Checks this Summer

Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 12:00 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

People going near a river or stream this summer are urged not to forget to ‘Check Clean and Dry’ as part of the normal practice of cleaning equipment. Hawke’s Bay Regional Council supports the national Didymo campaign and has again employed ... More >>

Civil Defence Website Now Easier to Use

Monday, 22 December 2014, 12:27 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay’s civil defence website is now easier for local people to use before and during a civil defence emergency. More >>

Another Way to Check Beach Water Quality this Summer

Monday, 22 December 2014, 12:09 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Information on Hawke’s Bay beaches is now on the environmental monitoring website Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA) – http://www.lawa.org.nz/ . More >>

Enhanced HAWQi Coastal Buoy Back in the Water

Friday, 12 December 2014, 1:59 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Coastal water data for Hawke’s Bay will be back online today. Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s science team returned the distinctive red and yellow ‘HAWQi’ coastal water quality monitoring buoy to its location offshore off Tangoio this morning. More >>

Clear plan needed to meet CHB Wastewater treatment standards

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 1:00 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

A clear plan is needed from the Central Hawke’s Bay District Council on how it intends to modify its wastewater plant to meet the stricter new standards required for the discharge. More >>

Rope to Help Eels enter Lake Tūtira

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 9:49 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

It may look like a load of old rope, but it’s hoped that a length of mussel spat rope will be the key to repopulating Lake Tūtira with eels. Hawke’s Bay Regional Council freshwater scientist Dr Andy Hicks and Matthew Brady from Department of Conservation ... More >>

 

 

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