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International Cultures Day 2015

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 3:09 pm | Hastings District Council

The organisers of International Cultures Day 2015 in Hastings are seeking new community groups and food vendors to participate in this one of kind event. More >>

Strengthening options for Hawke’s Bay Opera House

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 3:04 pm | Hastings District Council

Options for strengthening the Hawke’s Bay Opera House will be determined during the development of a Structural Design Report on the buildings. Hastings District Council has contracted Holmes Consulting to prepare a report on the buildings, which ... More >>

TSB Bank Christmas Series comes to Hastings

Friday, 21 November 2014, 5:22 pm | Hastings District Council

TSB Bank has confirmed their support for two very popular Hastings events; ‘Christmas in Cornwall Park’ and the ‘Fiesta of Lights’ at Waikoko Gardens. More >>

Fine spell prompts call for water conservation

Friday, 21 November 2014, 1:21 pm | Hastings District Council

The recent spell of fine weather and strong drying winds has led to a call for Hastings residents to think seriously about conserving water. More >>

Restricted fire season for Hastings District

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 5:04 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings District will move to a restricted fire season on Monday 24th November. More >>

A smart new look for Frimley Aquatic Centre

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 4:25 pm | Hastings District Council

The Frimley Aquatic Centre will sport a trendy and smart new look when it opens for the summer season on Monday (24th November). Hastings Mayor Lawrence Yule says “The pool complex has been given a $395,000 makeover during the winter and this has produced ... More >>

Students get hands on career experience

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 12:28 pm | Hastings District Council

Students get hands on career experience Year 7 and 8 students will have the opportunity to discover what employment options await them, when the ‘Futures for Tamariki’ careers day comes to Heretaunga Intermediate. ‘Futures for Tamariki’ is organised ... More >>

Get some much needed exercise with TripSwitch

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 10:12 am | Hastings District Council

Get some much needed exercise with TripSwitch TripSwitch is back again for summer 2014. The Hastings District Council, iWay initiative encourages everyone to switch one car trip a day to a walking or cycling trip. The first TripSwitch was held in ... More >>

Warning to take care when lighting fires

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 3:13 pm | Hastings District Council

Four vegetation fires in four days have prompted Hastings District Council’s Principal Rural Fire Officer to ask people to be extra vigilant when lighting fires in the open. Trevor Mitchell says “We are moving into the windier part of the year and ... More >>

Nominations open for 2015 Hastings Civic Awards

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 11:09 am | Hastings District Council

Hastings District Council is calling for nominations for the 2015 Civic Honours Awards. The awards recognise an individual, group or organisation that has contributed significantly to Hastings District. More >>

Havelock North Library annual Publishers’ Book Expo

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 1:19 pm | Hastings District Council

Readers will have the opportunity to preview a selection of hand-picked titles at this year’s Publishers’ Book Expo to be held at the Havelock North Library on Wednesday 19 November, 6.45pm. More >>

New mural for Clive pool

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 9:39 am | Hastings District Council

New mural for Clive pool The exterior of Clive Memorial Pool is to have a new, more attractive look. Hastings based graphic artist Mauricio Benega has begun painting a mural on the roadside wall of the building. The mural will not only enhance the ... More >>

Take care on Guy Fawkes night

Monday, 3 November 2014, 4:16 pm | Hastings District Council

Take care on Guy Fawkes night The public is being urged to take special care when setting off fireworks on Guy Fawkes night as the region is quite dry, despite the green tinges. Eastern Regional Rural Fire Committee Chairperson Trevor Mitchell says ... More >>

Annual hazardous waste collection returns to Hawke’s Bay

Friday, 31 October 2014, 11:34 am | Hastings District Council

The Annual HazMobile collection of hazardous waste will return to Hawke’s Bay in early November. More >>

Concept plan to be unveiled for new playground

Monday, 6 October 2014, 3:20 pm | Hastings District Council

A concept plan for a new playground at Windsor Park in Hastings will be unveiled at an open day this Sunday. The playground is to be constructed in an area of Splash Planet that will be opened up to the public as it currently receives limited use. ... More >>

First anniversary for City Assist ambassadors

Monday, 29 September 2014, 2:27 pm | Hastings District Council

Tomorrow marks the first anniversary of the formation of the City Assist team in Hastings CBD. The ambassadors began walking the streets of the central shopping area in Hastings on Monday 30th September 2013, in response to calls for greater security ... More >>

Fire destroys tussock at Hawke’s Bay sanctuary

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 5:25 pm | Hastings District Council

Fire burnt around 1.5 hectares of land at Cape Sanctuary at Ocean Beach this afternoon (Thursday 25th September). More >>

Hastings District Council wins Customer Service Award

Friday, 19 September 2014, 11:39 am | Hastings District Council

The Hastings District Council Customer Service Team has won the 2014 ALGIM Customer Service Local Government Team of the Year award. The award was presented at the Association of Local Government Information Management (ALGIM) Customer Service symposium held ... More >>

Maintenance begins on Hastings Pou

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 12:38 pm | Hastings District Council

Carvers have begun the first round of a regular maintenance regime on the 18 Pou which were unveiled in Hastings Civic Square last year. The Pou represent Tipuna (ancestors) from the 18 Marae in Ngati Kahungunu, and were unveiled in a moving ceremony ... More >>

MasterChef favourite to visit Flaxmere Library

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 1:49 pm | Hastings District Council

MasterChef favourite and celebrity chef Cameron Petley will speak and offer tastings at the Flaxmere library on Tuesday 14 October at 6pm. More >>



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