Hawkes Bay Regional Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Making a meal of dung – new farm workers

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 4:14 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

A new breed of farm worker has been released in Māhia today, Dung beetles. These beetles are paid in dung, work 24/7, and improve farms and their environments. More >>

Check you’re ‘good to go’ and swim thru summer

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 3:24 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

With the arrival of summer, Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is encouraging people to get out and enjoy the great swimming spots the region has to offer. More >>

Dairy Compliance on the up And up

Friday, 6 December 2019, 9:32 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Dairy industry and Hawke’s Bay Regional Council have adopted the shared goal to achieve 100% compliance with all resource consents, and are almost 80% towards the goal, celebrated at this week’s Dairy Compliance Awards. More >>

World Soil Day highlights erosion risk in Hawke's Bay

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 8:05 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The focus of World Soil Day Te Ao rā oneone is erosion, and it’s a very topical issue for Hawke’s Bay with more than a fifth of the land in the region at risk. More >>

Clean hull the way to go

Monday, 2 December 2019, 11:50 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Heading into summer, the Regional Council is asking boaties to keep their hull clean to keep pests out of Hawke’s Bay waters. More >>

Regional Council taking to the sky

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 9:36 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s 3D aquifer mapping project will take off in the New Year. More >>

Waitangi takes out top award

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 2:07 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay’s Waitangi Regional Park and Atea a Rangi Star Compass has taken out the coveted landscape architecture Te Karanga o te Tui award. More >>

Give black-billed gulls a wide berth

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 9:10 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Napierites have a lovely unexpected gift for the end of spring in the form of a nesting black-billed gull colony. More >>

Hawke's Bay Regional Council Turns 30

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 2:43 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Back in 1989, the Local Government Act pared 21 local bodies in Hawke's Bay down to just five Councils for the region. More >>

September cranked out spring weather right on cue

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 3:31 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Temperatures swung, westerlies blew, the rain came and then mostly went. Rainfall, temperatures and soil moisture levels were all within the normal range but it was a rollercoaster ride to get there. More >>

Technology driving Predator Free Hawke’s Bay success

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 9:45 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Predator Free Hawke’s Bay has caught over 8,000 predators since 2011 thanks to trapping technology, enhancing the region’s native biodiversity and inspiring national conservation efforts. More >>

Regional Council Welcomes Essential Freshwater Package

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 12:10 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Chief executive James Palmer says the package reinforces that freshwater quality is everyone’s responsibility; including regional councils, primary industries, central government, as well as rural and urban communities. More >>

Studying the relationship between community and environment

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 4:36 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

A new Hawke’s Bay Regional Council and University of Waikato role will study the relationship between our communities and our environment, and how best to care for both. More >>

Completion of Napier Port IPO Good for Hawke's Bay

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 11:47 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council says the successful completion of the initial public offer (IPO) of shares in Napier Port, is good for the future of the Port, the Hawke’s Bay region and the Regional Council. More >>

20 Regional candidates stand for Hawke's Bay Election

Friday, 16 August 2019, 2:26 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Twenty candidates are stepping up for one of nine available Hawke’s Bay Regional Council seats in this year’s local government elections. More >>

Making it easier to get a healthier home

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 3:38 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Regional Council has now made it easier for homeowners to make their homes healthier and more efficient. More >>

Maori Committeee Chair Steps Down After 8 Years

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 2:45 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

After eight years on Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s Māori Committee, this week was Mike Mohi’s last meeting as committee Chair and representative for Tamatea Taiwhenua. More >>

Spraying responsibly this season

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 9:54 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Spring brings with it horticultural spraying and the Regional Council reminds anyone working on production land to spray responsibly this season. More >>

Regulating outdoor burning ban

Friday, 26 July 2019, 11:48 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Since 1 May this year, the Regional Council has lodged two prosecutions, and issued 47 infringement notices and four abatement notices for illegal burning. More >>

Winter Compliance Flights to Monitor Farm Operations

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 11:00 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council will next week carry out winter compliance flights, to monitor the region’s farming operations for evidence of over-stocking or where winter grazing practices don’t meet land use rules. Regional Council Group Manager ... More >>



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