Recount newsletter June 2017

In this issue: It's all systems go for the riparian programme — and there's more evidence to show why fencing and planting streambanks is so important.

RECOUNT — Taranaki Regional Council's quarterly newsletter
Issue 105, June 2017

Riparian programme - all systems go.

Riparian plants: All systems go

Taranaki's world-leading streamside fencing and planting programme remains on mission and on track ... READ MORE

David MacLeod.

From the Chair

Fresh water emerges as a big theme in this edition of Recount, which is a reflection of how important this resource is to the whole region ... READ MORE


New future for Parihaka

A new chapter has started for Parihaka with the signing of a Deed of Reconciliation and Relationship Agreement between the village and Crown agencies and local authorities including the Taranaki Regional Council ... READ MORE

Annual Plan.

Rates staying stable

Regional rates will remain virtually unchanged under the 2017/2018 Annual Plan adopted by the Taranaki Regional Council ... READ MORE

Waiokura catchment.

Way to go, Waiokura

Latest results form a long-running scientific study strongly suggest Taranaki is taking the right approach to protecting and improving the quality of its rivers and streams ... READ MORE

Talking on Water.

Meet Tara and Reg

Taranaki Regional Council has a couple of new 'friends'  — and they love talking about water ... READ MORE

Water reports.

Contrast in water reports

The contrasting approaches of two high-profile national reports on water quality were noted at a recent meeting of the Council's Policy and Planning Committee ... READ MORE

Clean Water.

Clear thinking on clean water

The Taranaki Regional Council has urged the Government to go back to first principles and clearly identify the nature of any problem before finalising its latest freshwater management proposals ... READ MORE

Environmental Awards.

It's awards time again

It's time to think about who deserves recognition as one of Taranaki's environmental heroes ... READ MORE

Better bus ticketing.

Better bus ticketing

Bus passengers in Taranaki and eight other regions will have improved ticketing by June next year ... READ MORE

Fun at the gardens.

Upcoming gardens events

Be sure to catch one of the great events planned at Tūpare, Hollard Gardens or Pukeiti over the coming months ... READ MORE

Saving wetlands.

Joint effort on wetlands

Help is at hand for Taranaki wetlands. The Council is providing funding towards the enhancement and creation of regionally significant wetlands throughout Taranaki ... READ MORE

Councillors at work.

Upcoming meetings

Check the schedule to find the dates for meetings of the Council and its committees ... READ MORE