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Hawke's Bay Disaster Relief Trust Gives $12, 291 To East Coast Rural Support Trust

Monday, 17 January 2022, 9:07 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Disaster Relief Trust has given the remaining $12,291 of the regional drought relief fund to the East Coast Rural Support Trust. Hawke’s Bay Regional Council chair Rick Barker says it made sense to give the funds to the Rural Support ... More >>

Possum Dogs In Māhia Sniffing Down To Zero

Thursday, 23 December 2021, 11:13 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Whakatipu Māhia has been using innovative tools in their quest for zero possums – sniffer dogs. Hawke’s Bay Regional Council Manager Catchment Services Campbell Leckie says this approach is another way the project is using innovation to reach ... More >>

On Yer Boat? No Excuses

Tuesday, 21 December 2021, 9:05 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

There are ‘No Excuses’ for unsafe behaviour on the water this summer, says the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council Harbourmaster’s team as they gear up for a busy summer. Hawke’s Bay’s Harbourmaster Captain Martin Moore says having a good time ... More >>

Hawke's Bay 3D Maps To Inform Planning For A Climate-resilient Region

Thursday, 16 December 2021, 1:16 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

High-resolution 3D mapping of Hawke’s Bay using light detection and ranging (LiDAR) technology is now available for use by the community. The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has run the project on behalf of Central Hawke’s Bay District Council, ... More >>

Ground-breaking Start To Resilient River Communities Programme

Friday, 10 December 2021, 2:47 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

A ground-breaking at Taradale stop bank beside the Tūtaekurī River marks the beginning of work to improve the resilience of communities living on the Heretaunga Plains. Minister for Economic and Regional Development Hon Stuart Nash formally opened the ... More >>

New Regional Development Agency Gets The Green Light

Friday, 10 December 2021, 10:52 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The region’s five councils have unanimously agreed to support the establishment of a new regional development agency. This will see a joint annual investment of $1.7 million to an independent entity governed equally between business, iwi/hapū ... More >>

Buy To Burn Next Winter

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 10:15 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Summer is the best time to get wood for winter, and Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is encouraging people to get in now. Procurement Lead Mark Heaney says the Regional Council is teaming up with some of its Good Wood suppliers to offer six refunds of ... More >>

Marine Pest A Warning To Check Boat Hulls

Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 10:19 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

A marine pest found on a boat hull in Westshore is a warning to all boaties to keep their boat hulls clean. Regional Council Manager Catchment Services Campbell Leckie says Mediterranean fanworm poses a threat to the region and is concerned that it ... More >>

Environmental Protection High Priority

Wednesday, 17 November 2021, 3:27 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is reporting improved compliance from having stepped up its enforcement action in the region to better protect the environment, according to a new report. Regional Council Group Manager of Policy and Regulation Katrina ... More >>

Regional Council Taking On The Biodiversity Challenge

Friday, 12 November 2021, 12:04 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is focused on restoring biodiversity which is in crisis across the region. Climate change, invasive species, pollution and changing land use has contributed to the loss of 77% of the original indigenous forest that ... More >>

Climate Change At The Heart Of Stop Bank Focus

Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 4:48 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

River flood protection across the Tūtaekurī, Ngaruroro, Lower Tukituki and Clive rivers is getting a $20 million investment over the next three years. $7.2 million of Hawke’s Bay Regional Council funding along with the Government’s $12.8 million ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay’s First Full Coastal Survey Shows Healthy Bird Population

Tuesday, 9 November 2021, 4:00 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Regional Council has released its first survey of Hawke’s Bay’s coastline which shows a strong coastal bird population. The surveying team went by foot or boat along 321 kilometres from the bottom of Hawke’s Bay’s coast at Whangaehu ... More >>

'Momentous' Day For Regional Council

Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 4:55 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Chair Rick Barker and co-chair of the Māori committee, Michelle Mcllroy celebrating in May this year when Council voted to establish Māori constituencies. Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has voted to increase the number of councillors from nine to ... More >>

Number Of Burning Complaints Reduce By 50% Over Winter

Wednesday, 20 October 2021, 10:00 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is thanking the community for doing the right thing, following a season of fewer burning complaints and infringements than previous years. Group Manager Policy & Regulation, Katrina Brunton, says burning complaints ... More >>

$18,750 Fine For Offensive Odour

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 12:11 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council continues to take a hard line on offending with another successful prosecution, this time for an offensive smell. Emmerson Transport Limited (ELT), which operates its yard in Hastings, pleaded guilty to discharging a contaminant ... More >>

Regional Council's Partnership With TNC A Potential Game-changer For The Region

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 10:14 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke's Bay Regional Council partnering with global environmental organisation The Nature Conservancy The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council says its new partnership with the global environmental organisation The Nature Conservancy (TNC) could be a game-changer ... More >>

Sustainable Homes Programme Recommend By Ventilation User

Friday, 1 October 2021, 11:35 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s Sustainable Homes programme is helping whānau with ventilation which means dry, healthier homes that are warmer in winter and cooler in summer. Brooke Menhennet’s home was hard to keep warm in winter and had a problem ... More >>

Dust storm a reminder to use good land management practice

Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 11:23 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

A recent dust storm in Hastings is a strong reminder to Hawke’s Bay landowners to make sure they’re using good land management practices. The dust storm early this month started southeast of Hastings and grew to cover rural and urban areas, ... More >>

Council launches free drought indicator web app

Tuesday, 14 September 2021, 10:05 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is today launching a free easy-to-use drought indicator web app for the region’s rural community. The Regional Council designed the tool – the first of its kind in New Zealand - to build drought resilience in ... More >>

Wetland restoration in CHB

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 2:45 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

A restoration wetland project in Central Hawke’s Bay is already showing improvements to the health of centuries old kahikatea trees and endangered tadpole shrimp. Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has been working in partnership with The Conservation Company, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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