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Hawke's Bay Regional Council
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Hawke's Bay Regional Council has the role of managing and safeguarding the land, water, soil, air, and coastal resources for Hawke’s Bay. We also manage land transport and biosecurity.

 




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Friday, 18 March 2011
8:21AM
Free flights to Hawkes Bay for Christchurch residents are to end Hawke’s Bay council’s offer of free flights to the region for Christchurch residents, who are struggling in the aftermath of the earthquake, is to end. 92 views

Wednesday, 27 October 2010
1:04PM
Cr Fenton Wilson Elected as Regional Council Chairman Cr Fenton Wilson has been elected by fellow Councillors as Chairman of Hawke's Bay Regional Council and sworn in today at the inaugural Council meeting.   Cr Ewan McGregor (Hastings) has been elected as Deputy Chairman. 213 views

Thursday, 22 July 2010
2:18PM
Local Government Elections Nominations Open This week, nominations open for candidates wanting to stand in this year’s local authority elections. 147 views

Tuesday, 20 July 2010
7:18AM
Good News for HB Economic Development Projects New Zealand Trade and Enterprise has allocated $356,000 in grants for 5 Hawke’s Bay economic development projects in the coming year. 179 views

Thursday, 15 July 2010
9:46AM
Regional Council Taking Firmer Approach on Water Users A staff report to the Hawke's Bay Regional Council Environmental Management Committee yesterday (Wednesday 14 July) has emphasised the importance of accurate water use data from consent holders to enable Council to make sound water management decisions. 166 views

Thursday, 8 July 2010
9:12AM
Karamu Community Plantings Stolen About 75 trees and 200 wetland plants recently planted alongside the Karamu Stream around Anderson Park in Havelock North have been stolen this week, spoiling the work of many school children and families. 198 views

Wednesday, 7 July 2010
7:37AM
Cycle Trail Funding Approval for Hawke's Bay Hawke’s Bay Regional Council and Venture Hawke’s Bay are excited that the bid for government funding for the ‘Landscape Trail’ through the scenic Tukituki Valley south of Hastings has been successful.  They were advised today that funding of $1.89 million for the Landscape cycle trail has been approved by the Minister for Tourism. 89 views

Tuesday, 6 July 2010
3:23PM
Severe Weather Warning - Situation Update 1500 hrs, 6 July 2010 Roads State Highway 2 Napier to Wairoa has reopened as debris was cleared to improve drainage from Lake Tutira. 196 views

Monday, 5 July 2010
4:00PM
Severe Weather Warning A heavy rain warning for Hawke’s Bay from Tuesday and Wednesday means that flooding and slips are likely, advises Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. 172 views

Tuesday, 29 June 2010
9:05AM
Geological Studies Shortlist Potential Dams A report on the geological studies for the potential sites for water storage dams on the Ruataniwha Plains has assisted both Hawke’s Bay Regional Council and the project leadership group to assess the viability of several sites. 162 views

Friday, 25 June 2010
12:47PM
Leasehold Sales Trends Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has been seeing the trend in recent years of people purchasing leasehold property and quickly freeholding it. 321 views

Friday, 18 June 2010
2:58PM
Air quality standards exceeded overnight in Hastings and Napier A drop in overnight temperatures resulted in air quality standards being exceeded overnight in both Hastings and Napier. 283 views

Friday, 11 June 2010
8:25AM
Air-Quality Standard Reprieve Likely for HB Homes and Business Hastings Mayor Lawrence Yule is applauding the recommendations of a review of Air Quality Standards that put homeowners under pressure to replace fireplaces and potentially limited the growth of local business. 130 views

Wednesday, 9 June 2010
3:39PM
Environmental Award Open with New Categories   The 2010 Hawke’s Bay Environmental Awards are open for entries, and this year there are four award categories. 245 views

Tuesday, 1 June 2010
4:00PM
Home Heating Survey A five-yearly survey which aims to measure how Hawke’s Bay residents heat their homes gets underway this week. 156 views

Friday, 28 May 2010
1:03PM
Rainfall eases drought Hawke’s Bay Regional Council hydrologists confirm the benefit from this week’s rain. 141 views

Wednesday, 26 May 2010
10:48AM
Information Sessions Being Held on Proposed Holding Company Hawke’s Bay Regional Council will be holding two public information sessions on the proposals to set up a holding company for regional investments. 118 views

Monday, 24 May 2010
4:30PM
Venture Hawke's Bay changes After two years as general manager of the region’s economic development agency, Venture Hawke’s Bay, Janet Takarangi is stepping away from the organisation happy that Venture Hawke’s Bay is in a stronger, better-structured and more capable position. 244 views

Wednesday, 19 May 2010
1:30PM
Sunday Drive Showcases Local Tourism   Remember the classic Sunday drive, usually ending with an ice cream no matter what the weather?  A joint tourism marketing approach is offering Hawke’s Bay people a Sunday Drive with a difference on 30 May.  Local people will have the opportunity to explore some of the attractions and activities in Napier and Ahuriri that they might not normally get to. 150 views

Monday, 17 May 2010
7:28PM
Economic & Tourism Development Rate Fairly Divided Hawke’s Bay Regional Council puts confusion over the cited ‘increase’ in the new Economic and Tourism Development rate for Hastings and Napier ratepayers down to a misunderstanding of how the rate is calculated. 96 views

Wednesday, 12 May 2010
4:17PM
First Chief Soil Conservator Honoured at Tutira New Zealand’s first chief soil conservator and a past teacher at Napier Boys’ High School, Mr Douglas Campbell, has been honoured with the installation of a bench seat in Tutira Country Park. 245 views

Tuesday, 11 May 2010
12:57PM
CHB's floating wetlands to feature on rural tv show Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s trial of ‘floating wetlands’ on the Tukipo River in Central Hawke’s Bay will feature on Television One’s Rural Delivery programme this Saturday at 7.30am. 342 views

Monday, 10 May 2010
4:28PM
Regional Council concerned about dry Hawke's Bay conditions Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is predicting worsening conditions for farmers and growers in the next few weeks, as there is little sign of a significant break in the dry weather. 165 views

4:27PM
Cold snap increases air pollution Still, cold autumn weather conditions this weekend meant that air pollution from home fires got off to an early start. 155 views

Wednesday, 5 May 2010
7:39AM
HPUDS Consultation to Close Soon Hawke’s Bay councils collaborating on the Heretaunga Urban Plains Development Strategy (HPUDS) are encouraging anyone with a view on the future development of the Plains to put their submission in before the closing date, Friday May 14. 152 views

Friday, 30 April 2010
9:49PM
Atkins claims under-19 honours in RaboPlus national club cycling Canterbury cyclist Josh Atkins showed he is on form for the upcoming world junior track championships when he won the under-19 road title at the RaboPlus New Zealand Club Championships in Hawkes Bay today. 212 views

Wednesday, 28 April 2010
5:02PM
Regional Election Promotion Preferred Hawke’s Bay Regional Council will be proposing a joint election promotion campaign to electoral officers at the city and district councils. 103 views

4:50PM
Bus Fare Concession Misuse To Stop Hawke’s Bay Regional Council today resolved the issue of the beneficiary concession misuse on the GoBay bus service. 159 views

Saturday, 24 April 2010
9:46AM
Dry Conditions Extending in Hawke's Bay Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is concerned that combination of three months of dry conditions combined with the predicted seasonal winds means that river flows and low soil moisture levels in the region are likely to drop further. 232 views

Tuesday, 20 April 2010
4:19PM
HAIL list action Following the release of the Hazardous Activities and Industries List (HAIL) in October last year, Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has been working with property owners to confirm and update their land use register listings. 303 views



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