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Pest control to protect our biodiversity

Monday, 22 July 2019, 3:42 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

To celebrate Biosecurity Week, the Regional Council is highlighting the good mahi going on round the region. More >>

Cold and smoky weekend made our air unhealthy

Monday, 1 July 2019, 2:50 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The average level of very small particles in the air over Hastings, measured at St John’s College, was five and three micrograms per cubic metre of air above the acceptable level of 50 mg on Saturday and Sunday respectively. More >>

The Changing Face of Horticulture

Monday, 24 June 2019, 2:49 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Come and hear this country’s largest farm operator talk about the changing face of horticulture in New Zealand. More >>

Regional Council Supporting Riparian Planting on Farms

Friday, 21 June 2019, 12:18 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Patoka farmer Jeremy White is planting to protect Hawke’s Bay waterways, by adding 1,600 native plants to his property this year. More >>

Hawke's Bay Support for Climate Emergency Declaration

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 1:58 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

There is strong support for Hawke’s Bay to join other councils around the country in declaring a climate emergency. At today’s Regional Council Environment & Services Committee meeting councillors voted to recommend the full council declare a climate ... More >>

Perseverance pays off for reopening Napier-Wairoa rail line

Friday, 14 June 2019, 12:16 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Around 12 years of discussions and advocacy led by the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council came to a head today when the Napier-Wairoa Rail line was officially reopened. More >>

NIWA mapping Clive Hard

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 3:43 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Clive Hard seabed will be mapped this month through a joint project with NIWA and Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. More >>

Beating Air Pollution Important for Hawke's Bay

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 2:17 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Beating air pollution is the theme of this year’s World Environment Day. It’s a timely reminder for Hawke’s Bay people to make sure they’re not contributing to the problem with smoky fires. More >>

Coastal hazards contributory fund to be established

Saturday, 1 June 2019, 12:45 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The coastal hazards committee led by three Hawkes’ Bay councils today recommended the establishment of a Coastal Contributory Fund to enable each council to rate for the future cost of implementing actions, such as groynes, shingle renourishment and ... More >>

Regional Council confirms Napier Port IPO

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 3:23 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council today confirmed that it would proceed with a minority IPO of Napier Port subject to a final decision on pricing and market conditions, which would be made in June. More >>

Help Us Plant 3,000 This Weekend

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 4:44 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

If you are at a loose end this Saturday, come to Napier's foreshore at Waitangi and be part of a very exciting new wetland development, continuing the work to improve Waitangi Regional Park. More >>

Dog Owners - Look Out for Black Mat Algae

Monday, 27 May 2019, 2:32 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Dog owners are urged to keep an eye out for black mat algae when walking dogs along rivers with stony beds, especially the Tukituki and Waipawa rivers. More >>

Connecting Teachers to Nature

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 10:28 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Thanks to a collaboration between Hawke’s Bay Regional Council, Cape to City and Enviroschools education facilitators, teachers wanting to take their students into the environment are making the most of workshops about using the environment as a ... More >>

Air NZ Marathon Means Busy Hawke's Bay Trails

Monday, 13 May 2019, 1:57 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

This year the Air New Zealand Hawke’s Bay Marathon makes the most of the Hawke’s Bay Trails that meander through our coastal reserves and river corridors. More >>

Hawke's Bay catchment team ready for winter

Friday, 3 May 2019, 3:57 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is continuing its focus on grazing practices ahead of this year’s winter season. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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