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
River and Streams – Central Hawke’s Bay
Limestone Pathways (Hawke’s Bay cycle trails)
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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