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Regional Council set to help fund Flaxmere solar farm

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 4:04 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

A proposal to develop a multi-million dollar solar farm to power 400 low-income households in Flaxmere has the initial backing of Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. More >>

Annual Plan – stronger environmental focus

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 3:27 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Corporate and Strategic Committee recommended on Wednesday (5 June) that Hawke’s Bay Regional Council adopt its Annual Plan for the year ahead, with a stronger focus on regulating activities that can harm the environment. More >>

Big hearted planting at Pakōwhai

Friday, 31 May 2019, 3:39 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Swing into the planting season this Wednesday to plant some threatened heart-leaved kohuhu trees at Pakōwhai. More >>

Abatement notices issued over Wairoa sewage treatment plant

Friday, 31 May 2019, 3:16 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has served the Wairoa District Council with two abatement notices in relation to the unlawful discharge of sewage from an unconsented emergency overflow from the Wairoa sewage treatment plant. More >>

Biodiversity Hawke’s Bay announces new funding for projects

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 8:26 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Biodiversity Hawke’s Bay has announced the first ever recipients of the Biodiversity HB Project Fund, exactly one year since the launch of the Hawke’s Bay Biodiversity Action Plan. More >>

Trustees sought for new future farming initiative

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 3:19 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Trustees are being sought for a new farming initiative aimed at shining a light on Hawke’s Bay’s agricultural expertise and leading on-farm research and innovation. More >>

Orchard and vineyard burning under fire

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 4:54 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

This is the time of year when Hawke’s Bay Regional Council typically receives many complaints to its Pollution Hotline about orchard and vineyard burn-offs. More >>

HB Youth Environment Council jumps into action

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 9:44 am | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The 2019 Hawke’s Bay Youth Environment Council has hit the ground running with decisions already made on exciting activities planned for this year. More >>

Resident reminder: no outdoor burning from 1 May to 31 Aug

Monday, 29 April 2019, 4:54 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Rules applying to outdoor fires during winter in the Napier and Hastings air sheds begin on Wednesday 1 May. Hawke’s Bay Regional Council reminds residents that no outdoor burning is permitted in these zones until after 31 August 2019. More >>

Funding boost for Hawke’s Bay Trails

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 4:03 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Trails cycling and walking network received a significant funding boost today. More >>

Get Good Wood this Winter

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 4:26 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke's Bay Regional Council's Good Wood scheme is good news for both homeowners wanting to keep warm this winter and for merchants selling a reliable, low-pollution product. More >>

Additional protections in potential Napier Port IPO

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 1:32 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council voted today to adopt additional protections for its majority ownership position in any future initial public offer (IPO) of shares in Napier Port. More >>

Investigation into Pan Pac's outfall pipe leak completed

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 1:32 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has completed an extensive investigation into the leak of Pan Pac Forest Products’ wastewater outfall pipe and concluded no charges will be laid against the company in relation to the matter. More >>

GoBay Public Transport Driver Shortage

Monday, 11 March 2019, 1:49 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Due to a shortage of permanent drivers, Go Bus have been drafting in spare drivers from other regions to help ensure that services across Napier and Hastings operate to the timetable. More >>

New roles to help restore the biodiversity of Te Māhia peni

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 3:03 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Three cadets were welcomed by Rongomaiwahine iwi at a pōwhiri at Tuahuru Marae in Te Māhia yesterday, to mark the beginning of their work towards a predator-free Te Māhia. More >>

Regional Climate & Water Resources Briefing

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 2:45 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s monthly public climate briefing today noted the drier than expected summer we've just experienced, with an outlook for normal rainfall during autumn. "The significant rainfall events in December, January and February ... More >>

February 2019 State of the Environment

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 2:05 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Summer’s run of above average temperatures continued through February but the month also spawned a late, southerly shocker that gave us an evil dip in temperature and the coldest day of the season. It arrived on the back of a weather system that fortunately ... More >>

Funding for Wairoa Hill Country

Monday, 25 February 2019, 1:40 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Media Release 25 February 2019 A “sizeable chunk” of funding will go to a project to combat hill country erosion in the Hangaroa – Mangapoike area, at the headwaters of the Wairoa awa, says Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s Wairoa based catchment ... More >>

A Chance to Join the Youth Environment Council

Monday, 11 February 2019, 3:50 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Young people aged between 14 and 19 years with a passion for the environment, an interest in local government and a talent for inspiring others are invited to apply for the 2019 Hawke’s Bay Youth Environment Council (YEC). More >>

Update on potential minority Napier Port IPO

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 2:07 pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Appointments of advisors have been made as part of the preparation for a potential initial public offering (IPO) of a minority interest in Napier Port. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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