Central Hawke's Bay District Council
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Member since: 30 August 2007
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As a territorial authority within the Hawkeââ‚¬â„¢s Bay region, we are responsible for a population of 13,000 an area covering 3200 square kilometres The Council will consist of a Mayor and eight councillors. Each Councillor represents one of two wards: Ruahine & Aramoana now combined into the Rural Ward and Ruataniwha now called the Urban Ward.. Councillors are elected by voters of their respective ward. The Mayor is elected 'at large' (electors of the whole district). The term is for three years. The next triennial election will take place in October 2007. The regionââ‚¬â„¢s ââ‚¬Å“bread and butterââ‚¬Â is still sheep and beef farming, pip and stone fruit, vegetable and grain crops, and dairy farming. However, non-traditional industries are being explored and finding success including top quality vineyards (part of our wonderful Hawke's Bay Wine Country). Our communities include Tikokino Ongaonga Takapau Otane Porangahau Waipukurau Waipawa The localities of Patangata, Kairakau, Elsthorpe, Oueroa, Omakere, Wanstead, Wallingford, Flemington, Mangaorapa, Ashley Clinton, Makaretu, Argyll, Pukehou and Aramoana.
Friday, 13 May 2011
Still danger at CHB Beaches after flooding
Dead stock and unstable slips are just two reasons to be very careful when accessing Central Hawke’s Bay beaches especially Pourerere, Aramoana, Parimahu and Blackhead beaches after the recent major flood event.
Friday, 3 December 2010
Get ready for the CHB Lamb Festival!
The Central Hawke’s Bay community and local businesses are saying “Get ready for a CHB Lamb Festival!” during the Rugby World Cup 2011.
Monday, 22 November 2010
Liquor operation shows responsible premises
On Friday 12 November 2010, eight licensed premises in Central Hawke’s Bay were visited in a combined operation by the District Licensing Agency, the District Health Board and the Police.
Wednesday, 1 September 2010
Future of Civic Theatre to come before the public
The public are being asked to discuss a future vision for the Waipukurau Civic Theatre.
Monday, 9 August 2010
$250,000 awarded to Central Hawke's Bay
By the end of the year, a much-needed Community Development worker will be appointed to help support the elderly, local Marae, and improve Economic Development for Central Hawke's Bay, says CHB District Council's Communication advisor, Shelley Burne-Field.
Monday, 28 June 2010
CHB Annual Plan balances the budget
Central Hawke’s Bay District Council’s Annual Plan 2010-2011 has allowed Council to recommend a 3.3% rate rise slightly less than the 4-5% predicted in the Long Term Council Community Plan.
Monday, 31 May 2010
Central Hawke's Bay "Solutions" project launched
A project to find out meaningful information about Central Hawke’s Bay’s health and social services has been launched this week.
Thursday, 28 January 2010
Samples confirm no contamination of abestos
Environmental samples taken following the fire at the former Waipukurau Hospital on Monday (January 25) have confirmed that no contamination of asbestos occurred off site.
Wednesday, 13 January 2010
Second Hand Sunday
Central Hawke's Bay citizens looking to clean out the garage or get something for nothing have the perfect opportunity on Sunday 14 February 2010 between 9am – 2pm when
Central Hawke's Bay District Council holds the sixth annual "Second-hand Sunday" event.
Thursday, 19 November 2009
Waipukurau continues with Fluoridation
After a thorough consultation process with the local community, Central Hawke’s Bay District Council has decided to continue to fluoridate the Waipukurau water supply.
Knocking down walls
On 25 November 2009, a wall will be knocked down at the Waipukurau Library to make room for a bigger area for children and a specific place for teenagers.
Tuesday, 10 November 2009
White Ribbon Ride Rolls into Central Hawkes Bay
The White Ribbon Ride pulls into Waipukurau at Russell Park at 1pm on Wednesday 25 November offering the chance for local riders to join the convoy and for the community to catch the action.
Thursday, 15 October 2009
Liquor Licence Suspended in Waipukurau
A premises in Waipukurau has had their liquor licence suspended for selling to minors.
Tuesday, 28 July 2009
CHB Youth Network will fix one thing at a time
Forty-five people from a range of government and Central Hawkes Bay organisations attended the first CHB Youth 'Network' meeting last week in Waipawa.
Thursday, 16 July 2009
FREE Rural AGRICHEMICAL Collection
The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s next Unwanted Agrichemical collection will be held from 17-19 August 2009.