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Come And Explore The Cactus Garden

Wednesday, 20 October 2021, 2:38 pm | Hastings District Council

Two years ago we had the giant inflatable “Shrooms”, and this year visitors to Civic Square in Hastings will be treated to a giant inflatable “Cactus Garden”. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2110/ef7d3bef525ef5c3bb12.jpeg" ... More >>

Proposal For HDC Representation Arrangements Confirmed

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 4:37 pm | Hastings District Council

After considering submissions, Hastings district councillors today confirmed a proposal for council’s representation arrangements ahead of the 2022 local body elections. A representation review was required after council decided to introduce Māori wards, ... More >>

Cape View Corner Rockwall A Community/council Collaboration

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 5:08 pm | Hastings District Council

Now complete, the limestone rockwall installed at Cape View Corner was blessed recently, and is set to protect the coastline for years to come More than six years of meetings and modelling work has gone into the 120m long construction at the corner of East, ... More >>

Community Invited To Share Ideas On Waste Minimisation At Transfer Station

Friday, 1 October 2021, 3:03 pm | Hastings District Council

In a bid to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill, Hastings District Council plans to turn the Henderson Rd Transfer Station into a recovery resource centre, and is keen to hear the community’s ideas on how to improve the site. Last year, ... More >>

Council Ratifies Submission To Government On Three Waters Reform

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 10:57 am | Hastings District Council

After considering community feedback and closely analysing the Government’s initial proposal for three waters reform, Hastings District Council has ratified its position at its full council meeting today. Councils had until October 1 to give feedback ... More >>

Waipatu Community Let Down By Waka Kotahi Speed Limit Decision, Says Mayor

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 5:07 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings mayor Sandra Hazlehurst says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has let the Waipatu community down with its lack of proper engagement, and failing to listen to the community over its speed limit review and proposals for SH 51. Waka Kotahi ... More >>

Foto Iwi Youth Flash Up City Litter Bins

Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 12:02 pm | Hastings District Council

There is an extra great reason to get your litter in the bin in Hastings city centre over the next couple of months. As well as making sure litter goes in the right place, bin users will get an art fix at the same time. The ‘Flash Trash’ environmental ... More >>

Rissington Bridge Strength And Heightening Work Starts In October

Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 3:46 pm | Hastings District Council

Rissington bridge From October 4, Rissington Bridge is to be closed at times during the day for about six weeks while strength and heightening work is undertaken. Rissington Bridge has been an important feature of the local community since it was built in ... More >>

Latest data indicates Hastings economy is doing well

Monday, 13 September 2021, 12:30 pm | Hastings District Council

Latest Infometrics data on the health of the Hastings economy indicates the district has performed well in the year to June 2021, despite the impact of COVID-19, particularly through the second half of 2020. More >>

Hastings keen to have say on Govt 3-waters proposal

Friday, 10 September 2021, 2:49 pm | Hastings District Council

Public interest in the Government’s proposal to move the management of waste water, drinking water and storm water away from councils continues to increase. More >>

Hastings keen to have say on Govt 3-waters proposal

Friday, 10 September 2021, 1:07 pm | Hastings District Council

Public interest in the Government’s proposal to move the management of waste water, drinking water and storm water away from councils continues to increase. Almost 400 people had completed Hasting District Council's on-line survey and more than 10,000 ... More >>

Hastings District Council Facilities And Services At Level 2

Tuesday, 7 September 2021, 5:14 pm | Hastings District Council

With confirmation that the country will move to COVID Alert Level 2 from midnight tonight, Hastings District Council will be reopening most of its facilities tomorrow or Thursday, within the Government’s revised Delta guidelines. Hastings mayor Sandra ... More >>

Public Encouraged To Have Say On Hastings District Council’s Representation Proposal

Thursday, 26 August 2021, 6:28 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings district councillors today approved an initial proposal for the ongoing representation of the Hastings district, which will soon go out for formal public consultation. Following the decision to adopt Māori wards in May this year, the ... More >>

Hastings District Council COVID-19 Level 4 update

Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 12:09 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings District Council’s essential services are still operating during the COVID-19 Level 4 lockdown, but other restrictions and closures are in place in line with Ministry of Health guidelines. The Government announced the move to Alert Level ... More >>

Hastings a finalist in 2021 Keep NZ Beautiful Awards

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 10:16 am | Hastings District Council

Luke the Litter Legend shows Colin the Cheeky Chucker how to put is rubbish in the bin. More >>

He Tukunga PāpāhoAwards Recognise Young People Achieving Against The Odds

Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 2:33 pm | Hastings District Council

The Youth Potential Awards are coming up, a chance to nominate young people who would not normally be acknowledged but you believe deserve recognition for continuing to work hard and keep out of trouble despite facing particular challenges and adversity ... More >>

Representation Review Information Shared At Community Meeting

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 1:10 pm | Hastings District Council

About 40 people attended a community meeting at Hastings District Council last night [August 2] to hear more detailed information about the upcoming representation review of Council’s governance structure. Streamed live on Facebook, the meeting also ... More >>

Volunteer Efforts Recognised At 2021 Civic Honours Awards

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 1:35 pm | Hastings District Council

Eleven groups and individuals have been honoured for their contribution to the community at the 2021 Civic Honours Awards. With friends and family they gathered at Functions on Hasting at Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts and Events Centre last night [July 27] ... More >>

Community Views Wanted On Council Representation

Monday, 26 July 2021, 3:52 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings district residents have the chance to inform how they are represented around the Council table, with a public meeting being held on August 2, and an online feedback form available. As a local authority, Hastings District Council is required to review ... More >>

Triple Honours For Hastings District Council In LGNZ Awards

Saturday, 17 July 2021, 5:22 am | Hastings District Council

Hastings District Council has scored triple honours in this year’s Local Government New Zealand Excellence Awards – two wins and a Highly Commended. “That is absolutely incredible,” said Hastings mayor Sandra Hazlehurst. “I am so proud of our teams, ... More >>