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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 >>

Have your say on Hawke’s Bay’s roads and public transport

Monday, 8 December 2014, 12:08 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay people are being encouraged to have their say on what the region’s transport systems should look like in the future. The drafts of the Regional Land Transport Plan and Regional Public Transport Plan have just been released for public ... More >>

The state of our environment | October 2014

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 5:02 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

October had all the usual elements of spring – windy… tick; hot one day and cold the next…tick; rain taps took a small twist towards off… tick. All a bit unremarkable. Rainfall was fairly typical for the time of year (within 20% of normal) but some ... More >>

United Support for Napier-Gisborne Rail Corridor

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 4:51 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Mayors of Napier, Hastings, Wairoa and Gisborne met today and agreed to fully support and endorse Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s position to secure a lease for the Napier to Gisborne rail corridor. More >>

HBRC to work with community on concerns about weed spraying

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 5:13 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has agreed to investigate potential alternative solutions for weed spraying around drains in the Wairoa area. More >>

Mountain Bike Event at Tūtira

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 2:27 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

A new mountain bike event is being held at Tūtira Regional Park on Sunday, 9 November. The event is being run by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council with support from the Hawke’s Bay Mountain Bike Club. More >>

Recreational Water Quality Results Reported On

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 2:47 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Information on the water quality at popular swimming spots in Hawke’s Bay is provided to the public through summer. More >>

Rook Control Starting Later Than Usual

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 1:16 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s strategic rook control programme gets underway this month. This year the control work is starting later than usual as rooks have been nesting later this season. Rook control would normally be well underway across ... More >>

the state of our environment | September 2014

Friday, 3 October 2014, 5:37 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

September wasn’t exactly teeming with the joys of spring. It was a case of winter hanging on by its fingernails, bringing us colder daytime temperatures than usual (for the third month in a row...heavy sigh) and also a fair bit more rain. It makes ... More >>

Public Input Will Help With Decision Making Process

Monday, 29 September 2014, 5:24 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Public input on a new draft policy will help people to be better aware of Hawke’s Bay Regional Council decisions and the role the public has in influencing them. More >>

the state of our environment | August 2014

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 12:45 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Apart from temperatures being pretty bleak through August, we otherwise fared from pretty good to fabulous. Although August felt awfully grim there were a number of positives - we were pretty much dead-eye dick on normal August rainfall, spookily ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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