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Whakaki Lake opening and weir plan

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 12:55 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council will today manually open Wairoa’s Whakaki Lake to the sea, to lower the lake level. More >>

Support for Coastal Hazards will help Hawke’s Bay

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 1:53 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Local Government New Zealand’s call for a better-coordinated response to coastal hazards is timely. More >>

Regional Council looks to move on from Ruataniwha Scheme

Monday, 28 August 2017, 3:55 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

A paper due to be considered by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council on Wednesday proposes that the Council and its investment company, HBRIC Ltd, move on from the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme and focus their efforts on other priorities. The ability for ... More >>

Public help needed to find illegal diesel dumpers

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 3:58 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is calling on the public to help find who is responsible for a waste diesel discharge into the Awatoto Drain in Waitangi Road this week. The dumping occurred either Monday or Tuesday this week. HBRC External Relations Group ... More >>

HBRC opposes Water Conservation Order

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 4:51 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has today voted unanimously to oppose the Water Conservation Order (WCO) application for the Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers. More >>

Heretaunga Aquifer at its limit

Friday, 18 August 2017, 2:59 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

New scientific advice from the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council indicates the effects of current groundwater takes from the Heretaunga Aquifer are at the limit of what is environmentally acceptable. Hawke’s Bay Regional Council Chairman Rex Graham ... More >>

Heretaunga Aquifer at its limit

Friday, 18 August 2017, 2:59 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

New scientific advice from the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council indicates the effects of current groundwater takes from the Heretaunga Aquifer are at the limit of what is environmentally acceptable. More >>

Hawke’s Bay Lakes may benefit from Environment Fund

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 3:21 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Ministry for the Environment today announced that two critical enhancement projects for degraded lakes in Hawke’s Bay are being considered for significant funding grants. Lake Tūtira north of Napier and Wairoa’s Lake Whakakī are both gaining ... More >>

Cr Kirton appointed to Ahuriri Estuary Committee

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 1:28 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Cr Kirton appointed to Ahuriri Estuary Committee Councillor Neil Kirton has been appointed to Te Komiti Muriwai o Te Whanga – the Ahuriri Estuary Committee – as the regional council’s representative. In November 2016, the Crown acknowledged ... More >>

First winter air quality exceedance

Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 4:27 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

First winter air quality exceedance Hastings has had its first air quality exceedance for 2017. hbrc.govt.nz , search #airquality [ http://www.hbrc.govt.nz/hawkes-bay/air-quality/monitoring/ ] More >>

Further advice sought from HBRIC Ltd on Ruataniwha Scheme

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 4:42 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Further advice sought from HBRIC Ltd on Ruataniwha Scheme Hawkes Bay Regional Council’s Environment & Service Committee is requesting the Council’s Investment Company HBRIC Ltd advise the Council as soon as possible on the merits, or otherwise of further ... More >>

New online tool helps connect commuters and travellers

Monday, 10 July 2017, 2:49 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

New online tool helps connect commuters and travellers A new online tool launched in Hawke’s Bay today will help connect people so they can carpool, cycle or walking together. SMART TRAVEL is a free, online tool supported by local councils and transport ... More >>

HBRC awaits advice from its investment company

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 12:21 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Media Release 6 July 2017 HBRC awaits advice from its investment company Hawke’s Bay Regional Council will await advice from its investment company, HBRIC Ltd before it decides its next step on the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme. The Supreme Court ... More >>

Environmental kick-start fund approved for Hawke’s Bay

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 4:37 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Environmental kick-start fund approved for Hawke’s Bay Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has today approved a plan to develop a one million dollar kick-start fund to clean up six environmental hot spots around the region. The plan is part of the 2017-18 ... More >>

Reluctant support from HBRC to Urban Development Strategy

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 4:23 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Reluctant support from HBRC to Urban Development Strategy Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has today given its reluctant support to a strategy aimed at managing urban development on the Heretaunga Plains, but has signalled it is not happy with the ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay Community Gets Riverbed Gift

Friday, 23 June 2017, 10:19 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

A piece of pristine private riverbed was this week handed back from the McHardy family to public ownership under Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. More >>

Waitangi Regional Park: Old Poles – New Pou

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 9:19 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Following the March 2017 official opening of Waitangi Regional Park and Ātea a Rangi – the 50 metre wide Star Compass attraction – a further 12 ornately-carved Pou were today unveiled on the same site, timed to coincide with the winter solstice. More >>

HBRC hears verbal submissions to its Annual Plan

Friday, 9 June 2017, 2:17 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council will spend next Monday hearing and considering submissions to its draft Annual Plan 2017-18. More >>

Thousands of native plants heading out the door

Friday, 9 June 2017, 11:20 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Farmers and community groups are adding thousands of plants to streams and rivers throughout Hawke’s Bay this winter More >>

Kids 4 Drama Back in the Bay

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 3:07 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay primary school students will be experiencing some environmentally dramatic scenes for the next fortnight. More >>

 

 

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