Recount newsletter September 2016

In this issue: Council publishes Pre-Election Report in run-up to local body elections on 8 October.

RECOUNT — Taranaki Regional Council's quarterly newsletter
Issue 102, September 2016

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State of the Council

The Taranaki Regional Council has recently published a Pre-Election Report, which is a mandatory requirement, to inform the regional community in the run-up to the local authority elections on 8 October ... READ MORE

Waterway report.

Healthy report for waterways

Our annual update on the quality of Taranaki's waterways is enclosed in this edition of Recount. The update sets out the most recent findings of the Council's extensive freshwater monitoring programmes ... READ MORE

Riparian planting.

Keen students put down roots

Hawera High School students showed how much can be achieved in numbers when 45 of them dug in more than 1000 plants on a Manaia property ... READ MORE

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The candidates

Meet the candidates running for seats in the four Taranaki Regional Council constituencies in the local body elections on 8 October ... READ MORE

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Election timeline

Key dates in the upcoming local body elections ... READ MORE

Waitara flood protection.

$3m investment protects Waitara

Waitara is more secure following the Taranaki Regional Council's $3.4 million investment to increase the town's flood protection ... READ MORE

Phil and Donna Cram.

'Chipping away' for success

Awatuna farmers Phil and Donna Cram are a sunny, go-ahead couple. It shows in their everyday talk and their dealings with others. It especially shows in their musings about the benefits of riparian fencing and planting... READ MORE

Website screen grab.

Council's new website

The Taranaki Regional Council has launched a responsive new website that allows us to do more online business with the public ... READ MORE

Let's go on the bus.

Suburban bus coverage enhanced

Citylink bus route changes have resulted in greater coverage of the New Plymouth suburbs of Welbourn, Merrilands and Highlands Park ... READ MORE

Let's go on the bus.

Use of Smart Cards made easier

Users of Smart Cards on New Plymouth Citylink and the Hawera-New Plymouth Connector bus services now have more options for purchasing and topping up Smart Cards ... READ MORE

Draft Coastal Plan.

Feedback sought on Coastal draft

The Taranaki Regional Council is reviewing its Coastal Plan, which is the 'rule book' governing the use, development and protection of what's known as the Coastal Marine Area ... READ MORE

Annual Report 2015/2016.

Annual Report 'good reading'

The Taranaki Regional Council fnihsed the 2015/2016 year in a strong financial position, its record intact as one of the country's lowest rating local authorities ... READ MORE

Tupare kitchen.

Authenticity in the kitchen

The kitchen at Tupare's distinctive Chapman-Taylor house has been restored to its 1930s splendour ... READ MORE

Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular.

Upcoming gardens events

See what's coming up over the busy spring season at Tūpare, Pukeiti and Hollard Gardens. ... READ MORE