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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 >>

Reaction to Board of Inquiry final decision

Friday, 4 July 2014, 2:46 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has decided not to appeal the final decision from the Board of Inquiry on the Tukituki Plan Change 6 and Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme. More >>

Hawke’s Bay Trails - Section Closure & New Bridge Safety

Monday, 30 June 2014, 5:20 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Two sections of the Hawke’s Bay Trails are temporarily interrupted – one for farm operations and the other for bridge safety upgrades. More >>

HBRC adopts 2014-15 Annual Plan

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 4:42 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has voted to formally adopt its 2014-15 Annual Plan at its meeting in Napier today. In doing so the Council agreed to a 5.8% average rate rise for Hawke’s Bay Regional Council ratepayers, which equates to an annual ... More >>

Media Statement: Support for all council staff

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 5:35 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Chair of the Regional Council attaches a letter agreed to and signed by all Regional Councillors expressing unreserved support for all staff of Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. More >>

Science Buoys Temporarily Out of Hawke’s Bay Waters

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 11:35 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s science team will be taking the coastal water quality ‘HAWQi’ buoy off-line this month, while Lake Tūtira the monitoring buoy is already out of the water for servicing. More >>

HBRC welcomes second report into oil and gas regulation

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 5:09 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (PCE) has released her second report into the regulation of the oil and gas industry in New Zealand. More >>

 

 

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