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Our Purpose, Vision & ValuesTō tātau whāinga, whakakitenga me ō tātau uara

Hawke's Bay Regional Council clearly sets out our purpose, vision and values.

Our Mission Statement

Enhancing our Environment together
Te Whakapakari Tahi I Tō Tātau Taiao

Our Vision: We Want

a healthy environment, a vibrant community and a prosperous economy.

Our Purpose: We Work

With our community to protect and manage the region’s precious taonga of rivers, lakes, soils, air, coast and biodiversity.

Our Focus: We Prioritise

  1. Water quality, safety and certainty
    Kia kounga, kia haumaru, kia pūmau te pai o te wai
  2. Smart, sustainable land use
    Kia koi, kia ukauka te whakamahinga o te whenua
  3. Healthy and functioning biodiversity
    Kia ora, kia mahi tika te kanorau koiora
  4. Sustainable services and infrastructure
    Kia ukauka ngā ratonga me ngā hanganga ā-rohe

Our Values: We Believe in

• Partnership and Collaboration
we work with our community in everything we do
• Accountability
we hold ourselves to account to deliver results, be responsive to community expectations, and the best use of ratepayers’ funds and assets
• Transparency
we report on what we do and the value this delivers for our community
• Excellence
we set our sights and expectations high, and never stop striving to do better


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