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Hawke's Bay Regional Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Council Votes To Adopt Revenue And Financing Policy

Wednesday, 28 February 2024, 4:28 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council on Wednesday voted to adopt several changes to its Revenue and Financing Policy and Rates Remission policies. The changes were publicly consulted on from 1 December to 28 January and drew 541 written and 11 verbal submissions. ... More >>

New Accelerator To Reduce The Region’s Carbon Footprint

Friday, 2 February 2024, 12:21 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council welcomes the launch of Regional Energy Transition Accelerator for the Hawke’s Bay region. The Accelerator programme will support businesses in the region to switch to lower carbon-emission fuels in their industrial ... More >>

Marine Parade Woody Debris Clean-up Due To Fire Risk

Tuesday, 30 January 2024, 10:22 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Southern Marine Parade will be cleared of woody debris over the next month following a spate of fires along the beach. The Silt Recovery Taskforce is leading the clean-up, working with Napier City Council, Fire and Emergency NZ (FENZ), and contractors to ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay’s Communities Invited To Stand Together For The First Anniversary Of Cyclone Gabrielle

Monday, 29 January 2024, 12:07 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Wednesday, 14 February this year marks the first anniversary of Cyclone Gabrielle. As one of the hardest hit regions, Hawke’s Bay communities have worked together, united and aligned, with a collective goal of ensuring Hawke’s Bay is a prosperous, ... More >>

Yellow Water Lily Eradicated In Hawke's Bay

Monday, 29 January 2024, 11:40 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke's Bay Regional Council has eradicated the invasive pest plant, the yellow water lily, from all known Hawke's Bay locations after thirty years of work. Regional Council Biosecurity Biodiversity Advisor Darin Underhill says a final check of known ... More >>

GoBay To Reinstate All Bus Services

Tuesday, 23 January 2024, 2:33 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

From 29 January 2024, the Hawke's Bay Regional Council will be reinstating all bus services that have not been operating in the Hawke’s Bay Region (due to driver shortage and operational constraints) since November 2022. This will result in an ... More >>

Toxic Algae Identified In Tukituki River

Wednesday, 17 January 2024, 10:05 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is urging swimmers and dog owners to stay alert for toxic algae in the Tukituki River after multiple blooms have been identified near Walker Road in Central Hawke’s Bay. Regional Council Water Quality & Ecology ... More >>

Go Bus Lifting Wages For Bus Drivers

Tuesday, 16 January 2024, 11:13 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council and Go Bus are pleased to announce funding has been secured to provide GoBay bus drivers with a wage increase from $25 to $28 per hour. Bus drivers are a critical part of the region's public transport operations and this ... More >>

Hawke's Bay Regional Council Consulting On How Rates Are Set

Thursday, 11 January 2024, 10:58 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is encouraging the community to make submissions on its consultation on the principles of how rates are set and who should pay for the services provided. Hawke’s Bay Regional Council Chair Hinewai Ormsby says the ... More >>

Regional Council Adopts Navigation Safety Bylaw 2023

Wednesday, 13 December 2023, 2:23 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has adopted the Hawke’s Bay Navigation Safety Bylaw 2023 and it will come into effect in the new year in January 2024.  The purpose of the bylaw is to ensure that different users of coastal and inland ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay Councils Adopt Climate Action Strategy; Hears From Youth

Tuesday, 12 December 2023, 3:04 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The region’s Climate Action Joint Committee yesterday adopted a strategy for mitigating, adapting to, and engaging communities around climate change in the region. The Climate Action Joint Committee consists of representatives from the region’s mana whenua ... More >>

Havelock North High School Wins 2023 Enviro Challenge

Thursday, 7 December 2023, 1:18 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Havelock North High School has won this year’s Hawke’s Bay Regional Council Enviro Challenge. Havelock North High School, Woodford House, Karamū High School, and Sacred Heart on Tuesday presented to a panel of judges in the Council’s Chambers ... More >>

Boaties: Keep It Clean Down Below This Summer

Thursday, 7 December 2023, 9:25 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Keeping boat hulls and anchors clean is the best way to protect Hawke’s Bay waters and reduce the risk of introducing or spreading unwanted marine pests. Hawke’s Bay Regional Council Senior Biodiversity Advisor Alice McNatty, says it’s important ... More >>

Silt Recovery To Continue Into December With Extra Funding

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 3:10 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The caretaker Government, in consultation with the incoming Government, has agreed to provide an additional $10 million of funding for the Silt Recovery Taskforce which will allow sediment and debris collection and management to continue into December. ... More >>

Removal Of Woody Debris From Hawke’s Bay Rivers Underway

Thursday, 19 October 2023, 2:49 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is removing nearly 70,000 tonnes of woody debris from Hawke’s Bay rivers and catchments as the region continues to recover from Cyclone Gabrielle. Following Central Government’s funding injection earlier this ... More >>

New Bus Services To Accommodate School Students

Friday, 13 October 2023, 1:42 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

GoBay is pleased to announce that as of Tuesday 24 October, eight additional services will be added to the Napier-EIT section of Route 12. These services will be offered in the mornings and afternoons, Monday to Friday, to accommodate school students ... More >>

Discovery Of Midden Pit Cluster In Hawke’s Bay Biggest Yet

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 11:16 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The discovery of a cluster of six midden pits west of Napier by a Hawke’s Bay Regional Council asset management team is the largest archaeologists have encountered in the region. Middens were traditionally used by Māori for domestic waste, usually ... More >>

Regional Council To Launch Navigation Safety Bylaw Consultation

Friday, 15 September 2023, 11:23 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council will be seeking public comment on a draft proposal to amend the Hawke’s Bay Navigation Safety Bylaw 2018 during a consultation period from 22 September – 22 October 2023. The Navigation Safety Bylaw is reviewed every ... More >>

Funding Secured To Repair The Remaining Damaged Areas Of The Hawke’s Bay Great Rides Trail

Thursday, 14 September 2023, 2:02 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional has secured an extra $1.92 million in Government funding to repair and upgrade the currently closed sections of the Hawke’s Bay Great Rides Trail. Around 30 percent of the 200 km network, managed by the Hawke’s Bay Regional ... More >>

Soil Moisture Levels Dipping Below Typical Levels – Time To Plan

Wednesday, 13 September 2023, 2:41 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Soil moisture levels, which remained high for a long time after Cyclone Gabrielle, are now dipping below typical levels for this time of year. Hawke’s Bay Regional Council Acting Manager Science, Dr Kathleen Kozyniak says: “July brought less rainfall ... More >>





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