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Massive numbers for Lego exhibition

Friday, 29 July 2016, 4:53 pm | Hastings District Council

Nearly 14,000 people have been to see and help build the Lego exhibition with still a month to go – 6000 more than expected for the whole of the exhibition period. It is being hailed a “massive success”, by Hastings City Art Gallery director ... More >>

Hundreds flooding libraries

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 1:10 pm | Hastings District Council

“Masses” of people are flocking to Hastings District libraries, and that has the staff grinning broadly. More >>

Strong backing for Horse of the Year

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 3:17 pm | Hastings District Council

The future of Hastings most lucrative event is secure, after Hastings District Council today (July 19) voted to fully back it. More >>

Clock will once again tick tock

Friday, 15 July 2016, 4:32 pm | Hastings District Council

After three years of getting the ‘hiccups’ and being tweaked back into life; the Havelock North town clock is about to undergo a time-saving operation. More >>

Hastings Gets More Beautiful

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 3:20 pm | Hastings District Council

Prettying up more Hastings utility boxes is underway, with the facelift of a Chorus box in Gascoigne St completed. More >>

Havelock Rd repairs

Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 10:01 am | Hastings District Council

Sorting out the best way to fix an uneven stretch of surface on Havelock Rd in Hastings has taken longer than hoped but the problem has now been solved and it will be repaired in about 12 weeks’ time. The issue appeared after work on widening the road was ... More >>

Ramping up international student enrolments

Friday, 8 July 2016, 11:03 am | Hastings District Council

Hawke’s Bay is on track to ramp up its international student enrolments, as increasing numbers of international education agents arrive personally checking out the region. More >>

140 new sections could be ready for subdivision next year

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 4:23 pm | Hastings District Council

About 140 new sections could be ready for subdivision by the end of next year, now that Hastings District Council has approved a move to rezone a piece of land in Parkvale. More >>

Hastings Annual Plan

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 10:17 am | Hastings District Council

Being able to keep the rate increase very low and assist with a wide range of projects across the district though this year’s annual plan is a great outcome, says mayor Lawrence Yule. More >>

A very different playground

Monday, 13 June 2016, 11:34 am | Hastings District Council

As the fence around the brand new Frimley Playground is about to come down a bunch of playground experts have checked it out from top to bottom – with one giving it a score of “10 out of 10”. More >>

Get the right colour tag

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 1:17 pm | Hastings District Council

Reggie, Hastings District Council’s doggie mascot, is being rolled out again as dog registration time looms. This year he is in blue - the 2016/17 tag colour. More >>

Free hi-vis gear

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 4:43 pm | Hastings District Council

Be Safe Be Seen pit stops, where free hi-vis gear will be handed out to cyclists, walkers and runners, will be popping up across Hastings and Napier for a week from June 13. More >>

Huge jump in recycling; up from 28% to 74%

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 4:39 pm | Hastings District Council

A trial of Council-supplied recycling bins has worked wonders, more than tripling the rate of recycling in the trial area. More >>

Licences Suspended For Two Hastings Bars

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 4:27 pm | Hastings District Council

The Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority has ordered the suspension of two Hastings alcohol licences, following failed purchase operations which saw alcohol sold to minors. More >>

Marae Whakaute

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 3:14 pm | Hastings District Council

“At the almost halfway point in the Marae Whakaute project, big strides have been made”, says Ngāti Kahungunu chairman Ngahiwi Tomoana. More >>

New Play Equipment for Splash Planet

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 10:08 am | Hastings District Council

New play equipment for Splash Planet, being bought to replace the pirate ship lost in an arson attack last year, has been revealed. It has a pirate theme, and is the latest in water technology. More >>

Village Green closed for construction

Monday, 23 May 2016, 3:58 pm | Hastings District Council

A last hurrah for the playground in the Village Green in Havelock North this weekend heralds the start of the work on getting a brand new one in by summer. More >>

Nurturing tomorrow’s scientists

Monday, 23 May 2016, 1:59 pm | Hastings District Council

Almost 150 youngsters had their inner Einstein nudged last week, as they dissected fish, fermented yeast and built and programmed robots, among other things. More >>

Chesterhope clip on underway

Friday, 20 May 2016, 1:58 pm | Hastings District Council

The perseverance of the cycling community has been instrumental in the huge success that is the region’s cycleways, says Hastings mayor Lawrence Yule. More >>

Who says infrastructure is dull?

Friday, 20 May 2016, 1:36 pm | Hastings District Council

A public toilet and a plant converting gas into electricity in Hastings are undoubtedly top of the line. More >>



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