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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 >>

Spare a thought for the fish in this hot weather

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 10:55 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay people are being urged to spare a thought for the fish as the temperature in the region’s waterways heast up. More >>

HBRC - Summer Climate Briefing

Friday, 19 January 2018, 2:43 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Summer Climate Briefing Hawke’s Bay Regional Council environmental scientists gave a climate briefing today to a group of interested people. The full briefing is available to watch here https://youtu.be/3RMnQZUAeV8 Climate – HBRC Climate ... More >>

HBRC - State of Our Environment

Friday, 19 January 2018, 1:39 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

December’s coldest days made like the relatives and visited during the holiday break. Thankfully, they didn’t hang around and the month was otherwise hot. More >>

Study will uncover more about Hawke’s Bay Estuaries

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 4:31 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

While many of us have been enjoying our summer holidays, a Waikato University student has been busy studying the Ahuriri, Tukituki and Waitangi estuaries to help us better understand them. More >>

The challenges facing our most endangered gull

Tuesday, 9 January 2018, 4:38 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The challenges facing our most endangered gull Playing out at the mouth of the Tukituki River is a dramatic story involving natural born killers, brutal storms, protective parents, vulnerable chicks and dedicated volunteers. The black-billed gull tarāpuka ... More >>

Monitoring Dust on The Heretaunga Plains

Friday, 22 December 2017, 10:07 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council will soon have a much better idea of the amount of dust circulating around the Heretaunga Plains. More >>

New flow-measuring structure installed

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 3:56 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Members of the public may have noticed some extra construction taking place in the Karamu Stream near the new Whakatu Arterial Route development. More >>

HBRC launches Swim Through Summer Campaign

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 3:20 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

With summer well and truly upon us Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is encouraging people to get out and enjoy the great swimming spots the region has to offer. It’s just launched a ‘Swim Through Summer’ campaign highlighting the superb coastal ... More >>

Final pou at Atea a Rangi Star Compass for Solstice

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 11:46 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The final stages of the Ātea a Rangi star compass are in preparation to complete this popular attraction at Waitangi Regional Park in time for the summer solstice. The final pou are being completed by head carvers from the Ātea a Rangi Educational ... More >>

Council Considers Future Investment Options

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 10:09 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is looking at options for how to make its commercial investments work harder, in preparation for its Long Term Plan (LTP) public consultation starting in March next year. More >>

Dairy Compliance Awards

Monday, 11 December 2017, 7:11 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Dairy Compliance Awards Hawke’s Bay’s dairy farmers who are consistently achieving full compliance with their resource consents were recognised at the Dairy Compliance Awards 2017 event last week (Thursday 7 December). HBRC Chief Executive James Palmer ... More >>

Business reaction helps pollution response

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 4:32 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Prior to reporting the tallow spill into the Tyne Street Drain and Ahuriri Estuary yesterday, staff from two local businesses took it upon themselves to close the Tyne Street drain pollution prevention gates to minimise and stem the flow of tallow from ... More >>

Climate Change influences priorities for Hawke’s Bay

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 4:16 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

A new climate change report will help Hawke’s Bay Regional Council to re-prioritise its work programme, ahead of 2018’s Long Term Plan. The Hawke’s Bay Climate Resilience Programme report - received by today’s Environment & Services Committee meeting ... More >>

October 2017 State of the Environment

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 1:45 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The region had near normal rainfall for the second month in a row, though once again that statement is deceptive.  Whereas in September we were dry in the south and wet in the north, October evened out the tallies and shared the love by delivering ... More >>

Invasive tubeworm not a welcome guest

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 4:49 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Mana Ahuriri Trust and Hawke’s Bay Regional Council are about to start work removing colonies of an invasive marine tubeworm. In November the two groups will head to the top of Te Whanganui o Orutu – the Ahuriri Estuary – to remove the marine ... More >>

Update on Air Curtain to Improve Water Quality

Monday, 30 October 2017, 11:19 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

30 October 2017 Update on Air Curtain to Improve Water Quality in Waikōpiro Lake More >>

 

 

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