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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 >>

Desktop Oil Spill Exercise

Monday, 30 October 2017, 10:08 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council will be undertaking a desktop oil spill exercises on Thursday 2 November 2017. Under the Maritime Transport Act, HBRC is required to respond to oil spills that occur within the coastal marine area in Hawke’s Bay. ... More >>

HBRC’s Leaf Fund assists with E-Waste Recycling

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 4:16 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

A Hawke’s Bay Regional Council Environmental fund has helped subsidise the cost to people of taking their e-waste recycling to the Hawke’s Bay Environment Centre. More >>

Gravel Being Added Back Onto Westshore Beach

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 3:16 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s annual programme to replace gravel at Westshore Beach will start on Tuesday 24 October for five weeks (until 21 November). More >>

Farm Plan focus in Central Hawke’s Bay

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 9:32 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawkes Bay Regional Council’s land advisors met with 34 Farm Plan providers in Waipawa on Wednesday to tackle the challenge of delivering 1,100 Central HB farm plans by 31 May 2018. More >>

Air Curtain to Improve Water Quality

Friday, 22 September 2017, 9:37 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

An air curtain is being trialled in Waikōpiro Lake at Tūtira this summer as work continues towards improving the water quality in the area. More >>

Fixing Hawkes Bay Coastal Hazards Comes at a Cost

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 9:57 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

It’s time to discuss how we fund the fixes for coastal hazard risks between Clifton and Tangoio. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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