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Biggest project since Expressway under way

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 12:53 pm | Hastings District Council

The diggers are rolling up to start work on the Whakatu Arterial Link road, connecting State Highway 2 (SH2) with Pakowhai Rd. More >>

Water restrictions climb: sprinkler ban in force

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 11:49 am | Hastings District Council

Making sure all homes have water coming out of their taps is the top priority. More >>

Hawke’s Bay/Gisborne fire risk extreme; complete ban on now

Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 5:11 pm | Hastings District Council

A decision to move to the ban across the regions was made this morning (January 11), in the wake of continuing hot, dry weather with little respite in the forecast. More >>

Hectares of olives up in smoke

Friday, 6 January 2017, 5:10 pm | Hastings District Council

Nine hectares of olive trees and grazing alongside the Tuki Tuki Road were lost to fire yesterday. More >>

Ramped up water restrictions

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 4:59 pm | Hastings District Council

A change meaning people can only water their gardens every second night is being brought in to avoid people at the ends of the town supply running out of water. More >>

Fires a real risk: Restrictions in place

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 11:40 am | Hastings District Council

A raft of fires over the last few days should be a reminder of the summer fire restrictions. More >>

Water restrictions eased back to level two

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 5:14 pm | Hastings District Council

Water restrictions have been eased today. Excellent conservation efforts by residents and damper weather have taken the pressure off the system – but people are being asked to continue being careful with water. More >>

Virtual reality kittens flood Frimley Park

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 1:52 pm | Hastings District Council

Cute little kittens are rampaging all over Frimley Park, just waiting for our technology-savvy children to track them down. But while they are finding them, they will need to avoid the Bad Fairy. More >>

Santa hits the streets; it must be Christmas

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 12:28 pm | Hastings District Council

The Christmas flags and tinsel are up, the big trees have been erected in Hastings, Flaxmere and Havelock North, Father Christmas is resplendent on the Westerman’s building, and the beautiful steel trees are up in the fountain in the city centre. More >>

High school helps fill the pool

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 5:14 pm | Hastings District Council

Frimley Pool is in the process of being filled with the help of the Hastings Girls High School, and kids will be able to splash about in it very shortly. More >>

Water situation critical

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 1:25 pm | Hastings District Council

Water situation critical Record high water use means the pumps drawing water from the aquifer into reservoirs feeding Hastings, Havelock North and Flaxmere cannot keep up with demand. More >>

Please take it easy on the water

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 3:32 pm | Hastings District Council

Record high water use and low rain forecasts mean the community is being asked to make “serious efforts” to conserve water. More >>

No charge for getting rid of car seats

Monday, 21 November 2016, 5:03 pm | Hastings District Council

Almost every part of a child’s car seat is recyclable – and in Hastings they can be recycled free of charge. More than 40,000 child car restraints reach their ‘use by’ date each year in New Zealand. Most end up in a landfill, despite more ... More >>

Big Book Sale to support the Hastings District Libraries

Monday, 21 November 2016, 2:52 pm | Hastings District Council

Friends of the Hastings District Libraries are holding a big, two day book sale at the Havelock North Function Centre on Friday 2 December from 9am to 5pm & Saturday 3 December from 10am to 4pm. More >>

Water prosecution notice issued by Regional Council

Friday, 18 November 2016, 1:04 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings District Council confirms that the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has today issued a prosecution against it under the Resource Management Act for a technical breach of its Resource Consent conditions for taking water from Brookvale Bores No.1 ... More >>

Waipatiki now a people’s treasure

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 5:12 pm | Hastings District Council

A little piece of paradise will remain forever in public hands after a two hectare section of beachfront land was bought by three councils: Napier, Hastings and Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. More >>

Artistic bus stops: Our city gets more beautiful

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 12:34 pm | Hastings District Council

New steel and glass bus shelters being installed in Eastbourne St will be “stunning and very practical”, says deputy mayor Sandra Hazlehurst. More >>

Are you a teen with a dream? Apply for a grant

Monday, 17 October 2016, 11:43 am | Hastings District Council

Australasia’s fastest sprinter (under 18 years, over 100m) used a Hastings Youth Council Grant to help her get to the competition at which she scored the win. More >>

World beating numbers in The Cube

Friday, 14 October 2016, 3:33 pm | Hastings District Council

More than 500 people have plucked up the courage to step inside The Cube since it landed in the Hastings city centre on Tuesday. More >>

Under sea job kicks off

Friday, 14 October 2016, 12:54 pm | Hastings District Council

Some projects are trickier than others – and one about to start has a bunch of elements that will make it interesting: pipe “strings”, boats, dive squads; wastewater and a very real reliance on good weather. More >>



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