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More whitebait habitat on Tukituki

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 3:10 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Work at the Tukituki River estuary near Haumoana will improve the biodiversity of this area, making it more suitable for whitebait spawning. More >>

National environmental snapshot sobering reading

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 12:09 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council Chief Executive James Palmer has welcomed a national report released today on the state of our natural environment but says it makes sobering reading. Environment Aotearoa 2019 is jointly-produced by the Ministry for the Environment ... More >>

Tool to help winter air quality on trial

Monday, 15 April 2019, 3:41 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

A new software tool is being trialled by some Hawke’s Bay orchardists and Hawke’s Bay Regional Council this winter to assess its potential for reducing air pollution. The Hawke’s Bay Fruitgrowers’ Association asked Hawke’s Bay Regional Council ... More >>

6 Wharf business case approved by Napier Port Board

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 3:10 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has received confirmation that the Napier Port Board has approved the business case for investment in the development of a new wharf (6 Wharf), subject to funding confirmation. More >>

River Forest Study Builds Knowledge

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 3:19 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

A study by a University of Waikato environmental science student has helped build Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s knowledge of the forest remnants alongside the Ngaruroro River. More >>

Fun for Dogs at Paws at Pākōwhai, Saturday

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 2:28 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Dogs of every size will gather – with their humans – for the regional council’s annual ‘Paws at Pākōwhai’ fun event at Pākōwhai Regional Park this Saturday 6 April from 10 am – 12 noon. More >>

Good time to check plans for winter crops and grazing

Monday, 25 March 2019, 4:20 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Winter grazing practices have improved over the past few years, but Hawke’s Bay Regional Council will continue to monitor livestock farms and their land use practices this winter. More >>

Hawke’s Bay coastal hazards momentum

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 10:45 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The coastal hazards project shared by three Hawke’s Bay councils and local iwi continues to gather momentum. More >>

Tūtira project is bubbling along

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 10:00 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The trial of an air curtain in Lake Waikōpiro at Tūtira continues, but Hawke’s Bay Regional Council scientists say the results are inconclusive about the potential effects of upscaling this solution into Lake Tūtira to help fix the lake’s long-term ... More >>

Seaweek 2019 - Join Beach Clean Up and Estuary Walk & Talk

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 12:30 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Two Seaweek events organised by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council are a good opportunity for people to get together in the coming week to help improve the environment or learn more about the coastal environment. Information and registration sign ups for ... More >>

Regional Council to consult on establishing a new CCO

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 3:59 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council voted today to ask the community for feedback on creating a new Council Controlled Organisation or CCO as the appropriate structure to potentially offer shares in Napier Port. More >>

Watch for unwanted bugs from online purchases

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 4:08 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The stink bugs that recently got through border biosecurity checks should be a warning to Hawke’s Bay people purchasing items over the internet. More >>

Swim thru Summer - first check you're good to 'go'

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 1:46 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

With the arrival of summer, Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is encouraging people to get out and enjoy the great swimming spots the region has to offer. More >>

High level of engagement as Napier Port consultation closes

Friday, 23 November 2018, 3:15 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Submissions have now closed on the public consultation on how to fund the growth of Napier Port with thousands of submissions received by the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. More >>

Half-way point in Port consultation

Monday, 29 October 2018, 9:28 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Today marks the half-way point in Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s community consultation around options for funding the future of Napier Port. More >>

Joint approach to new research of land and water management

Saturday, 22 September 2018, 3:23 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council and the University of Waikato are joining forces to foster new research into how best to support the sustainable use and protection of natural resources. More >>

Joint taskforce to address water quantity issues

Friday, 7 September 2018, 12:22 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional and Central Hawke’s Bay District Councils are bringing together a taskforce to manage the short, medium and long-term water quantity issues in Central Hawke’s Bay. More >>

New role to help effective engagement with Tangata Whenua

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 10:01 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council Chief Executive James Palmer says the appointment of a senior Māori leader in the organisation will help staff and councillors engage more effectively with Tangata Whenua. More >>

Major works to improve Hawke’s Bays key strategic routes

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 9:06 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Drivers around Hawke’s Bay will be aware of a number of roadworks on key routes around the Bay at present. More >>

Kahutia Accord sets path to reforest Hawke’s Bay

Friday, 24 August 2018, 12:09 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Today’s signing of the Kahutia Accord MOU between Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi incorporated and Hawke’s Bay Regional Council aims to plant millions of trees on the 250,000 ha of erosion-prone land across Hawke’s Bay. More >>

 

 

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