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Rural Advisory Group Broadens Drought Relief Fund Criteria

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 10:33 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Rural Advisory Group has broadened the eligibility criteria of the regional drought relief fund to support more farmers. Lochie MacGillivray, co-chair of the Rural Advisory Group, says the fund was set up in response to one of the most ... More >>

Hawke's Bay Regional Council Welcomes $19.2 Million Climate Change Funding

Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 11:25 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has secured $19.2 million of Government funding to protect and mitigate the effects of climate change, which will mean up to 63 jobs for the region. The funding came from a combined set of proposals by regional councils ... More >>

Regional Council Accelerating Climate Crisis Engagement

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 12:17 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is accelerating its response to the climate crisis through a series of upcoming projects and engagement with the community. Chief executive James Palmer said the Council was at the forefront of preparing the region for the ... More >>

Hawke's Bay Regional Council Welcomes RMA Review Report

Wednesday, 29 July 2020, 4:02 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council welcomes today’s independent review panel report on the Resource Management Act. The New Directions for Resource Management report is a comprehensive review of the Resource Management Act (RMA), delivered by a government-appointed ... More >>

HBRC Welcomes Greenhouse Emissions Report

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 12:18 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

A new report looking at New Zealand’s regional greenhouse gas emissions is being welcomed by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. The Stats NZ report shows Hawke’s Bay‘s greenhouse gas emissions have been decreasing since 2007 and adds further to knowledge ... More >>

Drought-breaker A Relief, Yet Critical Feed Deficit Remains

Monday, 22 June 2020, 2:21 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Rainfall over the weekend has signalled the end of the meteorological drought across parts of Hawke’s Bay to the relief of farmers, yet there remains a critical feed deficit. Hawke’s Bay Regional Council air quality scientist Dr Kathleen Kozyniak ... More >>

Regional Council Support For Warmer Homes

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 3:02 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council can help whānau get dry, healthier homes that are warmer in winter and cooler in summer, with insulation and better air flow. Many Hawke’s Bay homes are unhealthy and cold, impacting the health of the people who ... More >>

Cold And Smoky Weekend Made For Unhealthy Air

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 12:24 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Air quality in Hastings exceeded the national standard for the first time this year on Monday, taking Hastings to its air quality limit for the year. The average level of very small particles in the air over Hastings, measured at St John’s College, ... More >>

Regional Council Encourages Landowners To Submit Tukituki Consent Applications

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 3:38 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council wants to thank the Tukituki catchment landowners who have sent in their pre-application or full consents and encourages those who haven’t submitted to do so. Group manager of Regulation Liz Lambert says the Regional ... More >>

Six Week Extension For TANK Plan Consult

Friday, 5 June 2020, 9:12 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Regional Council’s plan for the long-term health of the Heretaunga Plains waterways will now stay open for public consultation until Friday 14 August. Known as the TANK Plan, it deals with the Tūtaekurī, Ahuriri, Ngaruroro and Karamū catchments. ... More >>

Weekend Rainfall Welcome But Not A Drought Breaker

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 4:14 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council says the rain over the weekend was very welcome, and although it wasn’t an official ‘drought breaker’, it will result in grass growth. Principal air scientist Dr Kathleen Kozyniak says most areas had 30-60 mm, ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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