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Bird’s eye view of opera house work

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 10:06 am | Hastings District Council

Safely stored: The impressive art deco stained glass front doors have been removed to keep them safe. They will be one of the last things to go back into the building when the strengthening work is finished in 2019. More >>

Whakatu Arterial Link Project Reaches Key Milestones

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 9:49 am | Hastings District Council

The Whakatu Arterial Link project is about to achieve some major milestones with work on State Highway 2 (SH2) due to be finished in about three weeks and the completion of the Karamu Stream diversion. More >>

Council opposes water conservation order

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 4:03 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings District Council has opposed an application for a proposed water conservation order (WCO) on the Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers, believing it not in the best interests of the district. A special tribunal has been appointed by the Minister for the Environment ... More >>

Chlorine-removed taps on the move

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 5:24 pm | Hastings District Council

A shift towards the car parks and the addition of more taps will make the Hastings chlorine-removed water supply in Civic Square more accessible. More >>

Beautiful new chapel on the way

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 2:34 pm | Hastings District Council

The first steps towards building the new regional chapel and crematorium at Hastings Cemetery have been taken this week. More >>

Hastings District Libraries Turn Up The Heat

Monday, 4 September 2017, 12:04 pm | Hastings District Council

Turn up the Heat, the first winter reading challenge for adults run by Hastings District Libraries, has been a resounding success. More >>

Hawke’s Bay Film Treasures To Be Unlocked

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 12:24 pm | Hastings District Council

A special piece of equipment on its way from the United States which will unlock the secrets of an estimated 22,000 rolls of film taken in Hawke’s Bay over the last 70-plus years. More >>

Dates set for local elections

Monday, 28 August 2017, 2:26 pm | Hastings District Council

The official resignations of Hastings mayor Lawrence Yule and Hastings-Havelock North ward councillor Adrienne Pierce have been received today by Hastings District Council. More >>

Hastings: Wild cat programme making gains

Friday, 25 August 2017, 4:28 pm | Hastings District Council

Wild cat programme making gains A cat management programme run by Hastings SPCA has removed more than 300 stray cats from the streets in six months – many of these were of breeding age and so the bonus is a reduction of numerous future kittens. More >>

Access Radio Kidnappers Debates Putting Kids on Air

Friday, 25 August 2017, 10:35 am | Hastings District Council

Giving the community the ability to talk to our wider region via radio (and now internet) is the aim of the Access radio station Radio Kidnappers, reflected in its catch-phrase: ‘Putting YOU on air’. More >>

Flaxmere Assist on for good

Friday, 18 August 2017, 5:21 pm | Hastings District Council

Overwhelming support for the Flaxmere Community Assist team has seen it made a permanent fixture. More >>

Once-in-a-lifetime diffuser job done

Friday, 18 August 2017, 3:58 pm | Hastings District Council

The once-in-a-generation job to replace Hastings’ wastewater outfall diffuser pipe nearly three kilometres out to sea has just been completed. More >>

Resealing Havelock Road

Friday, 18 August 2017, 2:50 pm | Hastings District Council

Road resealing will be carried out along the Havelock North end of Havelock Rd over five days from August 28. More >>

From string novices to virtuosos in a year

Monday, 14 August 2017, 3:31 pm | Hastings District Council

August 14, 2017 - Fifteen months ago 17 youngsters picked up violins and cellos for the first time. Now there are 95 students at two schools in the music programme and their skills have reached the point where they have been able to stage their first ... More >>

Havelock North Library Makeover Starts in September

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 10:39 am | Hastings District Council

The final plans for the revamp have been completed and the first of the work is due to start on September 4. More >>

Green a Big Part of New Neighbourhoods

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 10:30 am | Hastings District Council

Initial plans to rezone land for new neighbourhoods in Havelock North have been released and they include two new green spaces – one a park; the other a reserve. More >>

Hawke’s Bay Opera House strengthening project starts

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 4:39 pm | Hastings District Council

The Hawke’s Bay Opera House strengthening project starts this week, with successful tenderer Gemco Construction taking over the site from today. The work will start with the removal of the art from the safety fence on the Hastings side of the building ... More >>

New Hastings/Havelock North Water Strategy on Table

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 9:44 am | Hastings District Council

Going ahead with a new bore field, putting in a second mains water pipe between Hastings and Havelock North, and permanently closing the Brookvale bore field are all in a revised water strategy being put before Hastings District councillors this week. More >>

Heaps of Help for Fast-Growing Mangateretere School

Monday, 31 July 2017, 10:29 am | Hastings District Council

There has been a perfect match between a programme helping young people into work and a school keen for help as its roll skyrockets. More >>

Scam Savvy Training for Seniors

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 10:27 am | Hastings District Council

Helping elderly avoid being scammed, either on-line or on their doorstep, is the aim of a new programme being rolled out this year. More >>



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