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Hastings City Art Gallery wins prestigious national award

Monday, 7 April 2014, 3:25 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings City Art Gallery wins prestigious national award Hastings City Art Gallery has won the Most Innovative Use of Te Reo Maori award at the 2014 NZ Museum Awards. The awards celebrate the best of museum and gallery projects from around the country ... More >>

Council to consider public input into speed limit changes

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 2:20 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings District Council is to consider calling for further public submissions on the speed limit changes which have been implemented on roads around the Hastings District. More >>

Conservation work to begin on war mural

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 2:12 pm | Hastings District Council

The famous war mural in the Hall of Memories at the Hastings War Memorial Library is to undergo preventive conservation treatment starting Friday April 4th. The Hall of Memories and Civic Square entrance to the library will be closed while the scaffolding ... More >>

More schools sign up to MoveIt

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 12:36 pm | Hastings District Council

More schools sign up to MoveIt The iWay MoveIt campaign is helping students consider more healthy ways of getting to school. 12 local schools have now joined the MoveIt campaign which encourages children to walk, scooter or bike to school. Hastings District ... More >>

Artists invited to decorate Chorus cabinets

Monday, 24 March 2014, 12:16 pm | Hastings District Council

Artists are being given the opportunity to design a set of murals that will be painted on Chorus roadside cabinets around Hastings. Chorus’s cabinet art programme began in Auckland in 2010 and has since been extended to Wellington, Nelson, Hutt Valley, ... More >>

Church land may become part of Havelock North Domain

Monday, 17 March 2014, 3:40 pm | Hastings District Council

A parcel of land, currently owned by St Columba’s Presbyterian Church could become part of an extension to the Havelock North Domain. More >>

Gala reopening planned for Flaxmere Community Centre

Friday, 14 March 2014, 12:55 pm | Hastings District Council

A major refurbishment of the Flaxmere Community Centre will culminate in a gala reopening on Friday 28th March. The refurbishment included the construction of a new foyer, which will become the entrance to the Community Centre and the Flaxmere Library. More >>

Parade celebrates the Chinese Year of the Horse

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 11:38 am | Hastings District Council

22 Chinese national riders will be honoured when the Horse of the Year Parade winds its way through central Hastings streets on Thursday 20th March. Hastings Deputy Mayor Cynthia Bowers says “It’s fitting that, in the Chinese Year of the Horse ... More >>

We are back and we’re celebrating!

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 10:00 am | Hastings District Council

We are back and we’re celebrating! Flaxmere Library’s newly renovated premises will be officially opened on the evening of Friday 28 March. District libraries manager Paula Murdoch says after having no book collection in Flaxmere for 6 months it will ... More >>

Lower speed limits to improve road safety

Friday, 7 March 2014, 11:50 am | Hastings District Council

Lower speed limits will be in place on many Hastings rural roads from Monday March 17th. More >>

Hastings Youth Councillors appointed

Friday, 28 February 2014, 3:07 pm | Hastings District Council

Young people from all around Hastings District have shown strong interest in becoming part of the Local Government decision making process. 27 nominations were received for 15 positions on the Hastings District Council Youth Council. More >>

Safety concerns contribute to removal of Flaxmere trees

Monday, 24 February 2014, 2:41 pm | Hastings District Council

Safety considerations have contributed to the need to remove a number of mature trees in Chatham Road Flaxmere. More >>

Tree lined avenue to link Hastings CBD & Park Mega Centre

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 3:57 pm | Hastings District Council

Work has begun on the final part of a three phase project, which will provide strong pedestrian, transport and visual links from Hastings CBD, past Bay Plaza to The Park Mega Centre. More >>

The World Comes To Hastings For International Cultures Day

Wednesday, 19 February 2014, 1:45 pm | Hastings District Council

The 2014 edition of this popular event takes place on Saturday 1st March and will feature food and entertainment from all corners of the globe. This year’s special guest performers will be the 50/50 Dance Crew from Auckland. More >>

Sport benefits from Havelock North Reserve development

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 2:41 pm | Hastings District Council

Sport benefits from Havelock North Reserve development The development of a reserve in Romanes Drive, Havelock North is set to bring major benefits to football and BMX cycling. A 3ha parcel of land in Romanes Drive was acquired by Council in 1996 for ... More >>

Make the move to TripSwitch

Tuesday, 11 February 2014, 12:02 pm | Hastings District Council

Whether you’re a gym bunny or a couch potato, everyone can benefit from a little extra exercise, every day. TripSwitch is an iWay initiative which encourages everyone to switch one car trip a day to a walking or cycling trip. Hastings Deputy Mayor ... More >>

Partnership builds a better future

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 2:23 pm | Hastings District Council

A property development partnership between the Hastings District Council, Horvath Homes and Unison is set to showcase the best in sustainable building practices and infrastructure solutions. More >>

Nominations open for Hastings District Youth Councillors

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 10:50 am | Hastings District Council

Hastings District Council is seeking nominations from young people around the district who would like to become part of the Youth Council. Hastings Mayor Lawrence Yule says “The Youth Council offers young people the opportunity to learn all about ... More >>

Anti-nuclear exhibition comes to Hastings Library

Monday, 3 February 2014, 1:30 pm | Hastings District Council

The anti-nuclear exhibition "Everything You Treasure: a World Free from Nuclear Weapons" will open on Tuesday February 18, 5.30pm at the Hastings War Memorial Library. The exhibition was jointly created by Soka Gakkai International and the International ... More >>

Submissions on Proposed Hastings District Plan to close

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 11:55 am | Hastings District Council

Submissions close on the proposed Hastings District Plan on Friday 14th February. The plan sets out the strategic direction for the district and outlines the rules that manage land use and subdivision. More >>

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