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Earthquake commemoration service in Hastings CBD

Monday, 26 January 2015, 11:52 am | Hastings District Council

The events of the day that ‘changed Hawke’s Bay forever’ will be remembered in Hastings CBD next Tuesday (3rd February). The commemoration service for the 84rd anniversary of the Hawke’s Bay earthquake will begin in the Central Mall in Heretaunga ... More >>

Hastings residents urged to continue water conservation

Friday, 23 January 2015, 1:03 pm | Hastings District Council

Councillor Tania Kerr says “If we don’t get rainfall soon, some river flows will fall to critical levels, so it is now extremely important that everyone becomes more active in reducing domestic irrigation. Current daily consumption is still in excess ... More >>

Applications open for contestable funding grants

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 4:01 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings District Council welcomes applications from community organisations for funding from the Contestable Grants Fund. More >>

Public invited to Maraetotara Falls cleanup

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 1:01 pm | Hastings District Council

The public is invited to join Hastings District Council’s Keep Hastings Beautiful team in cleaning up the area surrounding Maraetotara Falls this Friday. More >>

Nominations open for 2015 Hastings Youth Councillors

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 11:02 am | Hastings District Council

Hastings District Council is seeking nominations from young people who would like to become part of the Youth Council. More >>

Call for further nominations for Hastings Civic Honour

Monday, 19 January 2015, 7:33 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings District Council is encouraging residents to consider placing a nomination for the 2015 Civic Honours Awards. More >>

Watering restrictions implemented in Hastings District

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 9:30 am | Hastings District Council

Second level water restrictions have been put in place in the Hastings District. From this morning (Tuesday 13th January 2015), the use of hoses and sprinklers for watering lawns and gardens will only be allowed between the hours of 6am and 8am ... More >>

New manager appointed to Hastings pound

Wednesday, 24 December 2014, 10:58 am | Hastings District Council

Hastings District Council has announced the appointment of Mr John Payne from Tauranga as the new manager of the Hastings Pound. Acting Chief Executive John O’Shaughnessy says “Mr Payne was engaged by Council to review the Animal Control Service and ... More >>

Total irrigation ban in force at Waimarama

Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 10:45 am | Hastings District Council

A total irrigation ban has been implemented at Waimarama, as the high temperatures over the past week place a strain on the water supply. The limits that apply to the Hastings District Council’s Waimarama water supply Resource Consent come under ... More >>

Non-fluoridated water supply in Hastings

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 1:39 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings has its first purpose built, non-fluoridated drinking fountain/bottle filling station. The facility has been installed at the Eastbourne St bore at the intersection of Warren and Eastbourne Streets. More >>

Strong response to school’s sports tournament in Hawke’s Bay

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 11:41 am | Hastings District Council

The Hawke’s Bay school’s sports calendar has received a major boost with the development of an exciting, new tournament. The Hastings Sixes is a new event that was launched to schools around New Zealand last month. More >>

Christmas entertainment at Hastings night market

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 2:19 pm | Hastings District Council

Christmas entertainment at Hastings night market Carol singing will be part of the festive season celebrations at the Hastings night market in the CBD this Thursday (5pm - 9pm). Inclement weather saw the cancellation of last Sunday’s Christmas ... More >>

Military leader to be honoured with bronze sculpture

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 1:13 pm | Hastings District Council

Military leader to be honoured with bronze sculpture A bronze sculpture of Hawke’s Bay born WW1 military leader, Major General Sir Andrew Russell is to stand in Hastings Civic Square. The sculpture has been commissioned following a $60,000 grant from ... More >>

Hastings welcomes 30 new citizens

Monday, 8 December 2014, 12:02 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings will welcome 30 new New Zealanders at a citizenship ceremony to be held Wednesday 10th December 2014, from 6pm in the Hastings District Council Chambers. More >>

Hastings retirement village tests emergency planning

Monday, 8 December 2014, 10:29 am | Hastings District Council

Residents and management of Summerset in the Orchard in Hastings have put their emergency planning to the test. Hastings District Council Emergency Management staff visited the Ada Street retirement village on Monday 24th November to coordinate a ... More >>

Christmas magic returns to Cornwall Park

Friday, 5 December 2014, 4:04 pm | Hastings District Council

Christmas magic returns to Cornwall Park Christmas celebrations are set to return to Cornwall Park. Hastings families are excited to celebrate Christmas in our beautiful park for the 129th time. This year’s event will be held on Sunday 14th December ... More >>

Hastings Women’s Rest relocates during building renovations

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 11:58 am | Hastings District Council

The Hastings Women’s Rest building in Civic Square has been closed to the public while a remodelling project is undertaken. More >>

William Nelson Park development recognised at national award

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 2:12 pm | Hastings District Council

The development of William Nelson Park/skatepark in Hastings has shared the 2014 New Zealand Recreation Association Outstanding Project award. The category recognises excellence, innovation and effectiveness in the provision of a recreation project. ... More >>

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 >>



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