Hawke's Bay Regional Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Board of Inquiry Decision

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 4:53 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The chairman of the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s Investment Company (HBRIC Ltd) says he is pleased with the decision by the Board of Inquiry to grant resource consent for the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme. More >>

Hawke’s Bay Disaster Damage Policy Reviewed

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 2:37 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has reviewed its Disaster Damage Risk Management Policy. This policy covers the provisions HBRC has in place for the financial risk when Council owned/administered flood control and drainage schemes plus open space areas are impacted ... More >>

Alternative Investment Report discussed

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 4:58 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme remains the most economic alternative and a viable investment for Hawke’s Bay, according to an independent report commissioned by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. More >>

the state of our environment | March 2014

Friday, 4 April 2014, 5:12 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Historically we’ve had a number of our worse storms in the month of March - more than 500 mm of rain within 10 hours in the Esk Valley in 1924 (I’m told), almost 800 mm at Aniwaniwa when Bola hit in 1988 and apparently a quick-fire 99 mm in 1 ... More >>

Timeline on public consultation on Ruataniwha Water Storage

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 3:07 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has set out a provisional timeline for consulting with the public around potential investment in the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme. Council’s investment company HBRIC Ltd presented its business case to council today ... More >>

Busy goBay bus route between cities to get extra services

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 2:43 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

A popular and busy goBay bus route between Napier and Hastings is to get extra services. Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has agreed to add two additional buses to the goBay Route 12 service between Napier and Hastings during peak morning and afternoon periods ... More >>

Councils work together to discourage rubbish dumping

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 4:44 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is working closely with Hastings District Council and Napier City Council to reduce the incidence of dumping and to prosecute those who trash the region’s public places. More >>

Global consent trial means smart, shared water use

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 5:35 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Twyford Irrigator Group are working closely with Hawke’s Bay Regional Council on a global consent trial. It sees irrigators sharing their individual water consent allocations and expertise to manage use, with particular value during low flow periods. More >>

Fines for Breaking Lifejacket Bylaw

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 4:08 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s Harbourmaster has issued the first infringement fines for people breaking the bylaws requiring lifejackets to be worn. More >>

the state of our environment | February 2014

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 3:24 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

All up February, and summer for that matter, weren’t too shabby. Rainfall hovered around normal February amounts for those living up Wairoa way but was a bit limp-wristed elsewhere and has been all summer. More >>

Mountain Bike Park to Go Ahead in CHB

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 3:41 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has approved the development of a new mountain bike park in Central Hawke’s Bay, using land originally purchased by HBRC for use as a wastewater disposal forestry block. More >>

Temporary Weekday Closure for White Pine Bush

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 3:22 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

White Pine Bush Reserve and the carpark on SH2 north of Napier will be closed on weekdays from Monday 3 March until Friday 4 April 2014(inclusive) to ensure public safety during forestry harvest operations. More >>

HBRC Maori Committee to lodge submission

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 12:28 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s Maori Committee is preparing its own submission to the Local Government Commission on local government reorganisation in the region. More >>

Higher duties of HBRIC Ltd Chief Executive recognised

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 4:25 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The higher duties of the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s Investment Company (HBRIC Ltd) Chief Executive Andrew Newman have been recognised. More >>

Kids 4 Drama Back In Bay Schools

Wednesday, 19 February 2014, 11:43 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Kids 4 Drama group will be returning to Hawke’s Bay primary schools next week with an environmental-themed drama production. More >>

HBRC appoints new Science Manager

Friday, 14 February 2014, 2:07 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has appointed Dr Stephen Swabey to the role of Environmental Science Manager. The appointment was made this week by HBRC’s Resource Management Group Manager Iain Maxwell. More >>

Leaders’ irrigation tour boosts confidence

Tuesday, 11 February 2014, 4:40 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

One of the messages from last week’s south island irrigation fact-finding tour, coordinated by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council, is that the biggest catalyst for change is confidence. More >>

HBRC & consultants assess potential water storage investment

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 12:57 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has appointed two independent consultants to assess the business case for the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme (RWSS) and identify and evaluate alternative investments. More >>

Hawke’s Bay leaders on irrigation fact-finding tour

Monday, 3 February 2014, 11:00 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay leaders are getting the chance to witness firsthand the impacts irrigation has had on communities in the South Island. A group of Hawke’s Bay leaders, including the mayors and deputy mayors of Wairoa and Central Hawke’s Bay along with Hawke’s ... More >>

Communities boost Wetlands

Friday, 31 January 2014, 3:50 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

On World Wetland Day this Sunday 2nd February, think about the many Hawke’s Bay people who have helped to enhance and create our own wetlands in the region. More >>

  next>

 

InfoPages Links

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
InfoPages
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news