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HBRC confirms proposals in its Long Term Plan

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 4:28 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has today confirmed a range of proposals outlined in its Long Term Plan, called Facing Our Future 2018-28. It has spent the last two days hearing verbal submissions and deliberating over 569 submissions received from ... More >>

Get Planting Thru Winter

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 1:39 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s Plant Thru Winter programme kicks off with the first public planting event of the season at Waitangi Regional Park this weekend. More >>

HBRC hears verbal submissions to its Long Term Plan

Monday, 21 May 2018, 2:07 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council will spend the next three days (Tues, Wed, Thurs) hearing and considering submissions to its draft Long Term Plan, called Facing our Future 2018-28. More >>

New arrival helps to uncover what’s underwater

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 11:23 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council coastal and marine scientists are getting a clearer picture of what is going on deep down underwater on our coast – thanks to a new arrival. More >>

Calls for interest in Ruataniwha Scheme assets

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 9:28 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke's Bay Regional Council, via its investment company HBRIC Ltd, is calling for expressions of interest to purchase all or part of the residual assets, consents and intellectual property associated with the shelved Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme. More >>

Time to order poplar and willow poles for soil conservation

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 4:16 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

With winter just around the corner landowners are being urged to get online now and order their supplies of poplar and willow poles. More >>

Mapping the Wairoa Hard

Friday, 13 April 2018, 3:02 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

A joint project between Hawke’s Bay Regional Council and NIWA with MPI co-funding aims to map a part of the Hawke Bay seabed known as the Wairoa Hard. The Wairoa Hard covers just over 300 square kilometres of northern Hawke Bay between Moeangiangi ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay Trails – Waimarama Road enhancement

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 2:10 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Regional Council is working with landowners, iwi and local interests to reinstate a popular section of ‘Hawke’s Bay Trail’ on Waimarama Road near Havelock North. More >>

State of our environment - March 2018

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 1:08 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

March was a wet month for most… phenomenally so within cooee of our Glengarry rain gauge. Over 30 cm dumped within 24 hours – dangerously close to breaching an average sized gumboot I’m thinking (being a short townie). River flows are bolstered, soil ... More >>

Enabling the sustainable growth of Hawke’s Bay

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 11:24 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council today released a report outlining options on how best to secure the region’s economic and environmental future, including funding the development of Napier Port and intergenerational environmental projects, while reducing ... More >>

Warning about toxic algae in Tukituki

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 3:30 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Warning about toxic algae in Tukituki Water quality monitoring by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council staff indicates that potentially toxic algae levels are present on the Tukituki River, at Black Bridge near Haumoana. Parts of the Tukituki River are prone to algal ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay Council Begins Consultations for 5-Year Plan

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 9:04 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has begun the five week consultation period for its ten year plan, called Facing our Future 2018-28 . More >>

Regular water sampling resumes after heavy rain

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 3:35 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Water sampling of Pandora Pond and surrounding areas will resume tomorrow after last week’s heavy rain meant monitoring was put on hold for a few days. A swimming warning is in place for Pandora Pond in Napier following ongoing test results showing high ... More >>

Time running out to get a Farm Plan in Tukituki Catchment

Thursday, 1 March 2018, 2:24 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is organising a series of workshops and information sessions for farmers in the Tukituki Catchment who need to get a Farm Environment Management Plan in place before the end of May. More >>

Seaweek 2018 - Beach Clean Ups and Sandcastles

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 4:01 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

SeaWeek events organised by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council offer a chance for the community to get together on the coast, help improve the environment and have some creative fun. Information and sign-ups are on Facebook:HBRegionalCouncil. More >>

Work under way to set Ecosystem priorities

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 3:40 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

21 February 2018 Work under way to set Ecosystem priorities Deciding on the priorities to look after and enhance special ecosystem sites in Hawke’s Bay is well underway. Hawke’s Bay Regional Council biodiversity staff have this week reported on the ... More >>

Pest Management Changes Proposed for Hawke’s Bay

Thursday, 8 February 2018, 12:01 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Changes to the way pest management is approached in Hawke’s Bay are in the Proposed Regional Pest Management Plan 2018-2038 which has been approved for consultation by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. The proposed plan has been developed by Regional ... More >>

A chance for youth to make a difference

Thursday, 8 February 2018, 9:02 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay secondary school students with a passion for conservation have a chance to make a difference with applications now open for the 2018 Youth Environment Council (YEC). More >>

University student helps keep an eye on water quality

Monday, 5 February 2018, 12:50 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

University student helps keep an eye on water quality Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is keeping a close eye on the region’s favourite swimming spots throughout summer. From November through to mid-March every summer HBRC’s science team regularly monitors ... More >>

Summer crew keeping forests and bush healthy

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 5:06 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

A summer crew of young people is helping to keep parts of Hawke’s Bay’s forests and bush areas clear of weeds. More >>

 

 

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