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Public Notice - Annual Weed Control Programme

Drains weed clearance

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council advises that agrichemical spraying for weed control will take place on river systems, drainage systems and Hawke’s Bay cycle trails during the period 1 October 2016 – 30 June 2017.  HBRC’s approved operators will be carrying out the annual spray maintenance programme for flood protection purposes, subject to weather conditions.

All chemicals used are approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use around waterways.

Rivers and Streams – Heretaunga Plains

  • Clive River
  • Esk River
  • Karamu Stream
  • Ngaruroro River
  • Tutaekuri River
  • Tukituki River

River and Streams – Central Hawke’s Bay

  • Makara Stream
  • Makaretu Stream
  • Mangamaire Stream
  • Mangamahaki Stream
  • Mangaonuku River
  • Mangaorapa Stream
  • Ongaonga Stream
  • Papanui Stream
  • Porangahau River
  • Taurekaitai Stream
  • Tukipo Stream
  • Tukituki River
  • Waipawa River

Drains

  • Bay View / Whirinaki
  • Brookfields
  • Clive / Haumoana
  • Hastings
  • Havelock North
  • Napier
  • Pakipaki / Pukahu
  • Pakowhai
  • Poukawa
  • Puketapu / Dartmoor
  • Swamp Road / Koropiko
  • Twyford

Limestone Pathways (Hawke’s Bay cycle trails)

  • Water Ride: Prebensen Drive to Onehunga Road, Lagoon Farm, and Awatoto to Puketapu
  • Wineries Ride: SH2 at Waitangi to Omahu Bridge, Maraekakaho, and Ngatarawa
  • Landscapes Ride: SH2 Waitangi to Clive, Clive to Tukituki River (Black Bridge), Black Bridge to River Road, Black Bridge to Moore Road, and Black Bridge to Haumoana
  • CHB: Tapairu Road to Ford Road and AMP Ground to Mt Herbert Road.

For further information please contact Hamish Fraser, Hawke’s Bay Regional Council Works Group, Taradale, ph (06) 845 9235.

Liz Lambert, INTERIM CHIEF EXECUTIVE

21 September 2016

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