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$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 >>

HBRC Hastings By-election Vote Extended Until 24 September

Saturday, 28 August 2021, 4:04 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

It has been decided to extend the election period for the current Hastings By-election so that postal votes can now be accepted until midday on Friday 24 September 2021. The decision was made by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s Electoral Officer Leeanne ... More >>

Second year of braided river bird survey encouraging

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 11:31 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

A recently completed survey of Hawke’s Bay river birds is encouraging, and shows that shorebirds continue to thrive on rivers in the region. More >>

Regional Council Acknowledges Government's Overseer Review

Wednesday, 11 August 2021, 3:43 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Government today released a review of the nitrogen modelling tool known as Overseer, prepared by a Scientific Advisory Panel, which found limitations in how the tool estimates nitrogen leaching on farms. The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council acknowledges ... More >>

Fine For Illegal Burning In Clive

Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 9:52 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s hard line on illegal burning continues, with its eighth successful prosecution this year. David Cowan, who owns a property in Clive, pleaded guilty in the Hastings District Court to burning a fire containing ... More >>

Regional Council Steps Up To Lead Coastal Strategy

Monday, 2 August 2021, 4:13 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has agreed in principle to lead work on the next phase of the Clifton to Tangoio Coastal Hazard Strategy 2120. This move follows a recent report which found that the Regional Council is the best placed local government ... More >>

Illegal Burning Not Okay

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 2:33 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council says its seventh successful prosecution this year sends a strong message that illegal burning will not be tolerated. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2107/99b5ec6914646f2a7b0a.jpeg" width="720" height="540"> The illegal fire at Mr Glasgow's ... More >>

$2 Million Boost For Biodiversity In Hawke's Bay

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 11:43 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Around 423 hectares of critically threatened native bush in Hawke’s Bay will be fenced and protected over the next three years, thanks to a $2 million funding partnership between the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council, QEII National Trust (QEII), Department ... More >>

Regional Council Welcomes Government's Freshwater Regulation Consultation

Tuesday, 20 July 2021, 9:55 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council supports the Government consultation on its proposed Freshwater Farm Plans and stock exclusion regulations as part of a push towards integrated farm planning. The Government’s consultation will run from 26 July to 12 September ... More >>

Three In The Running For HBRC Hastings Seat By-election

Thursday, 15 July 2021, 1:36 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Three nominations have been received by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council to fill a vacancy for the Hastings constituency seat. Nominations to be elected to the Hastings seat were received for Tom Belford, Jacqueline Taylor and Joe Walding-Karaitiana. ... More >>

Living Wage For Bus Drivers

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 1:44 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay goBay drivers will be paid the Living Wage of $22.10 per hour from 1 July 2021. The pay increase will be funded jointly by the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council and Waka Kotahi. Regional Council Group Manager Policy and Regulation, Katrina ... More >>

Step Up In Environmental Work - Long Term Plan 2021-31 Adopted

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 12:36 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has today formally adopted its Long Term Plan 2021-31. The plan sets the course for a further step up in the environmental work accelerated in 2018. The new chair of the Regional Council Rick Barker says this ... More >>

Rick Barker Elected Chair At HB Regional Council

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 3:01 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Councillor Rick Barker was today elected to the position of chair at Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. “I came to the Regional Council to bring about positive reforms in the economy and environment of Hawke’s Bay, and I’ll continue to give my strong ... More >>

Update On Clive River Dredging – Consent Delay

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 11:23 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council says the dredging of Clive River will next occur in 2022. Group Manager Asset Management Chris Dolley says the Regional Council is currently seeking resource consent for the Clive River dredging from the Regulatory ... More >>

Te Karamū Hits Project Targets, With More Planned

Friday, 25 June 2021, 3:57 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is celebrating improvements to Te Karamū Stream corridor and habitat after five years of mahi with the community, and is looking to expand the project. Regional Councilor Craig Foss says work done along Te Karamū ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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