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New trees planted on Napier Road

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 1:55 pm | Hastings District Council

With the roadworks in Napier Road nearly complete, a number of people gathered today to plant 21 new trees along the central median strip. More >>

Council approves Municipal Building earthquake strengthening

Monday, 15 October 2018, 2:30 pm | Hastings District Council

The Municipal Building is to undergo earthquake strengthening work following a recent council decision to approve the works at a cost of $8.8 million, as part of the process of redeveloping the wider arts precinct. More >>

Minister praises council youth employment programme

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 2:19 pm | Hastings District Council

The ongoing success of the Hastings District Council’s youth employment programme was praised by Social Development and Disability Issues Minister Carmel Sepuloni when she stopped in for a short visit to council on Wednesday morning this week. More >>

Ticket prices drop for this year’s Royal A & P Show

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 12:43 pm | Hastings District Council

Ticket prices to the Royal A & P Show that starts on Wednesday next week have tumbled thanks to a new partnership with the Hastings District Council. More >>

Symposium explores opportunities for youth employment

Friday, 28 September 2018, 10:13 am | Hastings District Council

With an ageing population the future of the district’s workforce lies with its young people and an upcoming symposium will bring potential employees and employers together to explore how to make the most of the opportunities this brings. More >>

Children showcase violin and cello skills at free concert

Friday, 21 September 2018, 3:59 pm | Hastings District Council

For two and a half years the Orokohanga Music Trust has been offering free musical training to two Hastings primary schools and the results of this year’s efforts will be showcased at a free public concert next week. The trust arose from the vision ... More >>

Sustainable Backyards programme coming to Hawke’s Bay

Friday, 21 September 2018, 11:05 am | Hastings District Council

In recognition that more people than ever before are searching for better ways to connect with their communities and the environment, the Environment Centre will be running a Sustainable Backyards programme over the month of November this year. More >>

Village community spirit celebrated

Monday, 17 September 2018, 1:42 pm | Hastings District Council

Village community spirit celebrated About 230 people attended the 20th birthday celebrations at the Havelock North Function Centre yesterday – a chance to acknowledge the contribution of the community that fundraised for the facility to be built. More >>

More residential land freed up in Havelock North

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 11:59 am | Hastings District Council

More residential land freed up in Havelock North More than 390 additional homes will be possible in Havelock North following the Environment Minister’s approval of a variation to the Hastings District Plan to rezone the land for residential purposes. More >>

Focus on Hastings city vibrancy

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 1:54 pm | Hastings District Council

As part of its commitment to creating a vibrant Hastings CBD, the Hastings District Council is about to seek the views of targeted inner city business and property owners on whether or not they would like to develop a new framework to deliver marketing ... More >>

Blessing of harakeke at Te Awa o Te Atua Reserve

Monday, 10 September 2018, 4:37 pm | Hastings District Council

A collection of harakeke planted at Te Awa o Te Atua Reserve was this morning blessed to mark the start of Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori. More >>

Progress continues for Hawke’s Bay Food Innovation Hub

Monday, 10 September 2018, 3:45 pm | Hastings District Council

Sapere Research Group has been appointed to carry out a feasibility study and business case for the creation of a Hawke’s Bay Food Innovation Hub. More >>

Slips and floods across the road network

Friday, 7 September 2018, 1:30 pm | Hastings District Council

Road crews are on their third day of clean up in Hastings as the rain continues to fall in Hawke's Bay. As of Friday morning (September 7), almost 50 rural roads across the district were affected; some in multiple places. Puketitiri Rd was a good example, ... More >>

Te Mata Project Team on Track

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 10:36 am | Hastings District Council

Consultants working as part of the Te Mata Project Team are nearing completion of the first stage of the three-phase process being used to find a suitable option for the walking track on the eastern side of Te Mata Peak. More >>

Council reaching out to connect with communities

Friday, 31 August 2018, 2:12 pm | Hastings District Council

Ensuring Hastings is a network of thriving, safe, enjoyable communities is important to everyone who lives in the district, and is something the Hastings District Council has always supported. More >>

Funding will support expansion of Project Prima Volta

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 4:18 pm | Hastings District Council

Funding will support expansion of Project Prima Volta programme Since it started just over five years ago, more than 160 teenagers have benefitted from the Project Prima Volta (PPV) music programme, with plans afoot to expand it to include younger, ... More >>

Hastings grant supports Maori education programme

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 11:25 am | Hastings District Council

A grant from the Hastings District Council’s contestable grants fund is a big boost to Inspire in Education’s aims to help young Māori learners achieve success, says the charitable trust’s founder and general manager Conrad Waitoa. More >>

Top teams battle it out at annual chess tournament

Monday, 20 August 2018, 2:29 pm | Hastings District Council

The Hasting Sports Centre was a scene of intense concentration on Friday last week (August 17) when the Hawke’s Bay Districts Interschool Teams Chess Tournament was held. More >>

Are the Te Mata Peak loos the best in the land?

Friday, 17 August 2018, 12:24 pm | Hastings District Council

The finalists for the Keep New Zealand Beautiful Awards 2018 have just been released and the Hastings District Council is proud to announce that it’s a finalist for the Best Loo Award. More >>

The Dome has landed

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 4:36 pm | Hastings District Council

The Dome has landed A unique venue resembling something from a science fiction movie has popped up in the Hastings CBD this week and will host a number of events in coming days. More >>

 

 

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