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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 >>

Orchard and vineyard burning under fire

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 4:54 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

This is the time of year when Hawke’s Bay Regional Council typically receives many complaints to its Pollution Hotline about orchard and vineyard burn-offs. More >>

HB Youth Environment Council jumps into action

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 9:44 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The 2019 Hawke’s Bay Youth Environment Council has hit the ground running with decisions already made on exciting activities planned for this year. More >>

Resident reminder: no outdoor burning from 1 May to 31 Aug

Monday, 29 April 2019, 4:54 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Rules applying to outdoor fires during winter in the Napier and Hastings air sheds begin on Wednesday 1 May. Hawke’s Bay Regional Council reminds residents that no outdoor burning is permitted in these zones until after 31 August 2019. More >>

Funding boost for Hawke’s Bay Trails

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 4:03 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Trails cycling and walking network received a significant funding boost today. More >>

Get Good Wood this Winter

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 4:26 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke's Bay Regional Council's Good Wood scheme is good news for both homeowners wanting to keep warm this winter and for merchants selling a reliable, low-pollution product. More >>

Additional protections in potential Napier Port IPO

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 1:32 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council voted today to adopt additional protections for its majority ownership position in any future initial public offer (IPO) of shares in Napier Port. More >>

 

 

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