Hastings District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Giants reintroduced to reserve

Monday, 1 May 2017, 2:57 pm | Hastings District Council

Almost 300 plants including some that will grow into massive native trees have been settled into their new homes in Tainui Reserve, Havelock North. More >>

Fire wood piles for community

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 3:55 pm | Hastings District Council

Wood piles are being placed in each of the three main centres in Hastings, with residents able to help themselves. More >>

Huge recycling result for Farmers’ Market

Friday, 21 April 2017, 4:17 pm | Hastings District Council

Nearly 100 per cent of the rubbish from the Hawke’s Bay Farmers’ Market is now composted or recycled – a massive success for the teams driving the initiative. More >>

Esk Boil Water Notice lifted

Friday, 21 April 2017, 9:34 am | Hastings District Council

The Boil Water Notice for residents taking their water supply from the Hastings District Council Esk system has been lifted today. More >>

Free green waste disposal extended

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 5:26 pm | Hastings District Council

The free green waste disposal for Hastings and Napier residents is being offered again this Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd April from 8am to 5pm. More >>

Tree damage: Rural roads

Friday, 14 April 2017, 7:04 pm | Hastings District Council

Trees are down across the district leaving many roads down to one lane or closed. More >>

Clean-up operation on-going

Friday, 14 April 2017, 2:49 pm | Hastings District Council

Work on clearing fallen trees on roads across the district is ongoing, after the winds from Cyclone Cook caused significant damage. More >>

Sea swell preparation

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 2:15 pm | Hastings District Council

Precautionary plans are in place in case sea swells generated by Cyclone Cook threaten beachfront homes. More >>

Boil water notice for Esk Ridge and Kanuka Cliffs

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 4:04 pm | Hastings District Council

Residents who take their water from the Hastings District Council Esk water supply are being told to boil their water before drinking it after water tests today showed E coli in the supply. Just over 80 properties are affected. More >>

Tauroa Reserve closed for urgent tree work

Friday, 7 April 2017, 9:51 am | Hastings District Council

Tauroa Reserve in Havelock North has had to be closed after trees, including a large gum, fell in the reserve this week. Inspections by an arborist have revealed that some of the older trees, gums and pines, are at the end of their lives and need to ... More >>

Coin-free parking option

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 5:13 pm | Hastings District Council

A new option for paid parking is operating in off-street car parks owned by Hastings District Council. More >>

Wattie’s: History on the wall

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 11:46 am | Hastings District Council

One of Hastings’ longest serving companies is helping make Hastings more beautiful; and celebrating that it is very much a part of our Great Things Grow Here story. More >>

Early birds check out new park

Friday, 24 March 2017, 4:06 pm | Hastings District Council

Budding engineers: These lucky 7 to 9 year olds from Lucknow School got to try out the new play equipment in the Havelock North Village Green on Wednesday, ahead of the grand opening next week. More >>

Ruru watching over Kohupatiki

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 11:27 am | Hastings District Council

A ruru (morepork), beautifully hand-crafted from galvanised steel atop a column of weathering steel, now watches over Kohupatiki Marae and the awa of its people, the Ngaruroro Mokotuararo ki Rangatira/Clive River. More >>

Fire season back to open but be careful

Monday, 13 March 2017, 2:49 pm | Hastings District Council

That status applies across the Hastings district, except for areas in the control of the Department of Conservation or Bay Forests Rural District. More >>

See it, smell it, hear it: Horse of the Year is magical

Friday, 10 March 2017, 4:41 pm | Hastings District Council

There are still two days to go at Horse of the Year – and they are the best days. More >>

Water: Restrictions are off

Friday, 10 March 2017, 3:09 pm | Hastings District Council

The Level Three water restrictions have been lifted today – meaning there are now no longer any bans on outdoor water use in the Hastings district. More >>

Chlorine-free taps turned off

Friday, 3 March 2017, 10:27 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings' chlorine-free public taps have been turned off temporarily tonight. The move has been triggered by water test results received late this evening that show the chlorine-removing filters are not working as well as desired. More >>

Special fence for a special tree

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 4:45 pm | Hastings District Council

A wrought iron fence especially made to protect Havelock North’s much loved gum tree has been installed. More >>

Gemco working on the opera house

Friday, 24 February 2017, 5:04 pm | Hastings District Council

Gemco Construction has been announced today as the successful tenderer for the earthquake strengthening of the Hawke’s Bay Opera House. More >>



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