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Horse The Kiwi Chick Starting Life With A Light Footprint

Saturday, 17 October 2020, 11:02 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

There will be no horsing around for the all-important mission of getting newly hatched eastern brown kiwi chick Horse to his new home. Horse, recently hatched at The National Kiwi Hatchery in Rotorua, needs to get to a Napier based creche to grow bigger and ... More >>

Logging Around Tangoio And Tūtira

Friday, 16 October 2020, 11:04 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Drivers and locals can expect to see logging works and some traffic disruption around Tangoio and Tūtira from November until April. Pan Pac Forest Products will be logging in Hawke’s Bay Regional Council managed forest on the Tangoio Soil Conservation ... More >>

Engaging With Community For Mohaka Catchment Plan

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 8:26 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is getting ready to engage with the Mohaka community to develop a plan to manage land and freshwater in the Mohaka catchment. "Ngāti Pahauwera Iwi will lead the co-designing process with Regional Council staff, and ... More >>

Hawke's Bay Regional Council Applauds Tourism Success

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 11:57 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Hawkes Bay Regional Council is applauding the work of Hawke’s Bay Tourism, with news that visitor spending in the region in August topped the country. Tourists in Hawke’s Bay spent over $45 million, which is more than any other region in the ... More >>

Hawke's Bay Company Fined $11,900 For Illegal Burning

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 1:40 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council says a court decision to fine a local company $11,900 for burning prohibited items sends a strong message to the community. The company pleaded guilty to lighting a fire in Beach Road, Tangoio on 9th October last ... More >>

Regional Council Sets New Tukituki Resource Consent Deadline

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 9:05 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Regional Council has set a new deadline for landowners to lodge a full resource consent to meet the requirements of the Tukituki Catchment Plan. Regulation group manager Liz Lambert said the Council had set the new date as 26 February 2021 to ... More >>

Report Shows First Full Picture Of COVID-19 And Drought Impact On Hawke's Bay

Wednesday, 2 September 2020, 2:02 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The first full picture of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the drought shows they have contributed to one of the greatest economic shocks Hawke’s Bay has seen. However, Hawke’s Bay is in a better position for economic recovery than some regions, ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay Estuaries Will Benefit From Targeted National Policy

Thursday, 13 August 2020, 11:08 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay’s estuaries will benefit from a recommendation to target policy around their management, according to the Regional Council. The Managing our Estuaries report by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Simon Upton, has highlighted ... More >>

Minister For The Environment Declines Fast-track Tukituki Plan Change

Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 9:23 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Minister for the Environment David Parker has declined the Hawke's Bay Regional Council’s application to proceed with a fast-track plan to change the way that nitrogen leaching is modelled on farms in the Tukituki catchment. The Council had ... More >>

Local Company Fined $12,555 For Illegal Burning

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 1:40 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is welcoming a court decision to impose a fine of $12,555 on a local company for illegal burning. The company pleaded guilty for illegally lighting a fire in Frimley within the Hastings air shed on 1st May last ... More >>

Regional Council Delighted With Inland Port Funding

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 3:35 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Regional Council is delighted with the Government’s announcement to invest $20 million to develop a new 12ha inland port at Whakatu in the growing industrial area of Hawke's Bay. Regional Council chairman Rex Graham says the development of ... More >>

Regional Council Advised To Investigate Freshwater Storage Sites In Heretaunga

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 2:30 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council looks set to begin actively investigating freshwater storage sites in the Heretaunga rohe to provide for the region’s current and future water requirements. This follows a recommendation from the Environment and Integrated ... More >>

No Change To Water Bottling Consent Application Rules

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 4:59 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is reassuring the public that there is no change to the rules in place for applying for a water bottling consent. A policy requiring that any water bottling applications be publicly notified was put in place in 2016 ... More >>

New Report Highlights Significant Economic Impact Of Climate Change In Hawke's Bay

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 2:55 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

New report highlights significant economic impact of climate change in Hawke's Bay A ‘do nothing’ approach to water security under climate change could see the primary sector in parts of Hawke’s Bay significantly impacted and some land uses ... More >>

Lifestyle Feed Runs A Great Success

Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 11:36 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

In response to the critical and prolonged drought, the Rural Advisory Group and the Regional Council has distributed 4,933 hay bales to small block holders. Rural Advisory Group co-chair Lochie MacGillivray says they ran successful lifestyle feed ... More >>

May 2020 State Of The Environment

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 3:11 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Given another sixteen hours, May’s report would have been significantly rosier. Instead, most of May’s measures were left hanging on the desperate end of below normal. The latter half of the month did at least see a climb to 70% of May’s average ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay Drought Relief Fund Now Open For Applications

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 9:17 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay’s drought relief fund, which was set up by local government leaders to help farmers through one of the region’s worst droughts in living memory, is now open for applications. Lochie MacGillivray, who co-chairs the Rural Advisory ... More >>

Regional Council To Amend Nitrogen Leaching Modelling Tool

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 10:31 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council wants to amend the way that nitrogen leaching is modelled on farms for resource consent applications in the Tukituki catchment. The council’s Regional Planning Committee yesterday agreed to approve the notification ... More >>

Digging Deep For Our Farmers In Drought

Friday, 29 May 2020, 9:06 am | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Our rural community need our help as they battle one of the worst droughts in living memory. A Give a Little page ‘Digging deep for our farmers in drought’ launched today to allow people to support the Hawke’s Bay’s rural community. The Civil ... More >>

Cheaper Fares With New System

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 4:16 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

A proposed new ticketing system for Hawke’s Bay is planned to be rolled out at the same time as flat fees are trialled. Councillors today agreed to implement the tag on-tag off ‘Bee Card’ system and begin the trial of flat fees in August. ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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