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Napier-Hastings Outdoor Winter Burning Ban

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 1:18 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

During the colder months from May to August, no outdoor burning is allowed in Hastings or Napier. Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is reminding locals that winter outdoor fire rules in the Napier and Hastings air sheds begin on Friday 1 May, and end on ... More >>

Rural Advisory Group Urge Farmers To Seek Advice As Drought Deepens

Tuesday, 28 April 2020, 4:02 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Rural Advisory Group is urging drought-stricken farmers to seek advice and plan ahead for the winter, particularly as the severe drought deepens in Central Hawke’s Bay. The southern half of the region is about to enter its seventh ... More >>

Regional Council Responds To Freshwater 2020 Report

Thursday, 16 April 2020, 5:00 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council says a report on New Zealand’s freshwater environment released today provides valuable modelled information to illustrate the national state of freshwaters compared to their natural state. The Ministry for the Environment ... More >>

The Plan For Healthier Heretaunga Plains Waterways

Thursday, 16 April 2020, 1:28 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Regional Council’s plan for the long-term health of the Heretaunga Plains waterways will go to public consultation from 2 May. Known as the TANK Plan, with its focus on the Tūtaekurī, Ahuriri, Ngaruroro and Karamū catchments, Hawke’s ... More >>

HB Rural Advisory Group Works Hard To Support Farmers

Monday, 23 March 2020, 5:17 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Rural Advisory Group will do all it can to support drought-impacted rural communities, following today’s Government announcement of a move to alert level four and a national lockdown. Made up of representatives from rural and primary ... More >>

Hawke's Bay Drought Committee Recommends Declaration

Tuesday, 10 March 2020, 4:56 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Drought Committee is recommending to the Government that the region declare a medium-scale event under the Government’s Primary Sector Recovery Policy, to trigger welfare support and resources to adversely-affected farmers and landowners. ... More >>

Connecting Teachers To Nature

Monday, 9 March 2020, 4:27 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Following a successful year of connecting teachers to nature, Hawke’s Bay Regional Council, Predator Free Hawke’s Bay, and Enviroschools are planning another year of free, after-school workshops in 2020. first workshop for the year, The Magic of ... More >>

First Maori Committee Meeting Of The Triennium – New Chairs Announced

Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 3:32 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council Māori Committee has met for the first time in the new triennium and appointed joint chairs. The Māori Committee includes both elected councillors and 12 representatives of four of the six Ngāti Kahungunu Taiwhenua ... More >>

Latest LiDAR Technology To Provide 3D Models Of Hawke’s Bay Landscapes

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 4:30 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

  An exciting regional collaboration between all five councils of Hawke’s Bay has taken off. Aerial surveying of the region has started, using the latest LiDAR (Light Detecting and Ranging) technology collecting geographic data to create highly ... More >>

Tough Time For Fish

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 1:06 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council says it’s not just people who are finding the warmer weather uncomfortable. Regional Council Scientist Dan Fake says in summer months when the region’s streams and rivers get low, water temperatures can get ... More >>

Flying Completed For Hawke's Bay Regional Council's 3d Aquifer Mapping Project

Sunday, 9 February 2020, 1:02 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

After flying 8,000 kilometres in the past month, the aerial surveying for Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s innovative 3D mapping project has finished. A helicopter towing the latest airborne electromagnetic survey technology called SkyTEM has flown ... More >>

Innovative 3D aquifer mapping project takes off

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 1:36 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s ambitious project to get the clearest picture yet of the region’s freshwater supply has taken flight. More >>

Lifejackets – no excuses

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 1:34 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

With summer in full flow with beautiful long days and heat pushing families to the water, it’s time to remember to wear lifejackets. More >>

River Levels Drop as the Region Continues to Dry Out

Friday, 6 December 2019, 12:25 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Water restrictions are already in place for many urban areas in Hawke’s Bay and now rural residents are facing water take bans on some rivers as the region continues to dry out. More >>

Businesses, councils unite on climate action in Hawke’s Bay

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 4:48 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

An ambitious initiative to galvanise collaboration between Hawke’s Bay businesses and councils on climate change kicked off in Napier yesterday. More >>

October 2019 State of the Environment

Friday, 8 November 2019, 8:36 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

October began in rollicking fashion with an epic hailstorm and ended with an epic fail in sporting success (all HB and NZ teams I followed over Labour weekend lost – seven of them!). More >>

Good wood for a good price

Friday, 1 November 2019, 9:58 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Regional Council are partnering with approved dry wood suppliers to give Hawke’s Bay locals $50 off a cord until January. More >>

Councillor Rex Graham re-elected as HBRC Chair

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 1:08 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Councillor Rex Graham has been re-elected as Chair of the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. More >>

Partnering to tackle climate change

Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 4:18 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council and 3R Group, with the support of Napier, Hastings, Central HB and Wairoa Councils are teaming up to hold a business event bringing attention to the impact of accelerated climate change. More >>

Public Warned Not to Handle Lost Rook Bait

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 7:16 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The public is being warned not to touch a bag containing rook (crow) bait that was lost from a helicopter in the Wairoa area yesterday. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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