Media Statement: Support for all council staff
Hawke's Bay Regional Council - media statement
The Chair of the Regional Council attaches a
letter agreed to and signed by all Regional Councillors
expressing unreserved support for all staff of Hawke’s Bay
The previous media statement is also
endorsed by all Regional Councillors and the Chairman of the
There will be no further comment in
addition to this statement.
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