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Hastings Civic Memorial Service For Queen Elizabeth II

Tuesday, 20 September 2022, 5:30 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings mayor Sandra Hazlehurst with portrait. A Civic Memorial Service is to be held in Hastings to honour Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday, September 28, from 1.30pm to 2.30pm. Organised by Hastings District Council and The Anglican ... More >>

Hastings Youth Strategy Adopted

Friday, 16 September 2022, 5:28 pm | Hastings District Council

Supporting and investing in the young people of Hastings district is the aim of a new Youth Strategy that sets out the vision and goals of local rangatahi. Hastings councillors adopted the Ka hao te Rangatahi, Hastings Youth Strategy 2022-2027 at ... More >>

Housing Demand And Government Legislation Prompts Plan Change

Tuesday, 13 September 2022, 2:45 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings district is growing – more people are coming to live and work here and more houses are needed to meet that demand. Hastings District Council has been exploring options to fit more houses into existing neighbourhoods for a number of years, but ... More >>

New Waste-focused Breakfast Event Series A Hit With Industry

Tuesday, 13 September 2022, 10:15 am | Hastings District Council

Reducing waste from demolition and construction activities is a key focus of Hastings District Council’s Waste Minimisation and Management Plan, and part of that is getting industry on board to assist. Over the last couple of months Council and specialists, ... More >>

Flags At Half-mast To Mark Queen’s Passing

Friday, 9 September 2022, 11:21 am | Hastings District Council

Today we acknowledge the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, a woman who dedicated 70 years of service to her people of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2209/7c32ca62345ad34bd419.jpeg" ... More >>

Safer, Healthier School Journeys For Hastings Students

Thursday, 8 September 2022, 4:46 pm | Hastings District Council

More Hastings students will soon be walking, cycling or scooting to school, with Hastings District Council securing funding to improve journeys to a number of primary and high schools. Funding for the Heretaunga Arakura or Hastings Pathways programme, ... More >>

Karawhiua Te Reo Māori Challenge At Hastings District Libraries

Wednesday, 31 August 2022, 6:34 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings District Libraries’ annual Karawhiua challenge to encourage the use of te reo Māori is set to start from tomorrow, Thursday September 1. Running until September 30, the programme involves 12 challenges and is perfect for beginners of ... More >>

New $21m Flaxmere New World Step Closer

Friday, 26 August 2022, 7:59 pm | Hastings District Council

The construction of a brand-new New World in Flaxmere is now one step closer, with Foodstuffs North Island receiving Resource Consent for the project. Foodstuffs North Island is a cooperative of 350 local grocers who individually own and operate New ... More >>

Flaxmere Assist Celebrates Sixth Birthday

Thursday, 25 August 2022, 1:45 pm | Hastings District Council

Flaxmere Assist has turned six-years-old and to mark the occasion a small celebration was held at Hastings District Council this week. It’s been almost 10 years now since the purple-clad City Assist patrols first started walking Hastings’ city ... More >>

Flaxmere Skate Plaza Design Elements To Reflect Local Culture And Environment

Thursday, 18 August 2022, 1:20 pm | Hastings District Council

Four months in, construction of the new Flaxmere skate plaza is well underway, with the facility set to have unique features, including artistic design elements representing the local area. RICH Landscapes owner Richard Smith and his team has designed this ... More >>

New Inner City Mural Hearkens To District’s Rural Past

Friday, 12 August 2022, 9:11 am | Hastings District Council

A building with a strong link to rural Hawke’s Bay and Hastings city has had its history brought to life with a new mural celebrating the activities that happened there. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2208/5912426f32c62bbe62a8.jpeg" ... More >>

Civic Honours Awards Recognise Tireless Community Volunteers

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 3:25 pm | Hastings District Council

A special event was held last night to recognise 20 individuals who have selflessly given back to the community helping improve and enrich the lives of others. The annual Hastings District Council Civic Honours Awards took place at Functions on Hastings ... More >>

New Te Pōhue Community Plan Sets Out Vision For Hastings’ Northernmost Settlement

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 5:31 pm | Hastings District Council

Te Pōhue Community Hall The vision to create a connected, flourishing community with country values has been captured in a new community plan for Te Pōhue that was endorsed by Hastings District Council last week. Te Pōhue’s community plan ... More >>

Soils Symposium Builds Understanding Of The Value Of Our Productive Land

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 2:41 pm | Hastings District Council

The highly productive land of the Heretaunga Plains and beyond, their value to growers, producers and the wider economy, and threats to fertile soils and water resources were all explored at a recent Soils Symposium held in Hastings. Hastings District ... More >>

Big Weekend Of Toitoi Municipal Building Re-opening Celebrations

Friday, 5 August 2022, 1:32 pm | Hastings District Council

After eight years, the last piece of the Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts and Events Centre puzzle is in place and the entire Municipal Building is officially re-opening this weekend. Throughout Saturday and Sunday there will be performances, history ... More >>

Calling All Creatives – Time To Apply For Funding Opportunities

Tuesday, 2 August 2022, 2:46 pm | Hastings District Council

Applications for the second of this year’s Creative Communities Scheme funding rounds are now open. Provided by Creative New Zealand, the aim of the fund is to increase the range, diversity and participation in the arts in the community. The ... More >>

Social Wellbeing Initiative In Flaxmere Earns Hastings National Recognition

Monday, 25 July 2022, 5:34 pm | Hastings District Council

LGNZ Awards. Hastings District Council’s revitalisation programme – Pāharakeke, kua tae te wa! It's Flaxmere's Time! – has been highly commended at this year’s Local Government NZ EXCELLENCE awards, recognising the value of creating strong partnerships ... More >>

Share Memories To Win Chance To Dance At Municipal Building Assembly Hall

Friday, 15 July 2022, 10:03 am | Hastings District Council

Municipal Building memories are set to come alive with Last Dance, First Dance, a nationwide search to find people who danced in the Municipal Building Assembly Hall between 1950 and 2014. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2207/9557c7c587d18a6075a9.jpeg" ... More >>

Nominations For Local Body Elections Open Friday

Thursday, 14 July 2022, 4:06 pm | Hastings District Council

Nominations for the local body elections open on Friday, 15 July. The nomination period closes at 12 noon, Friday 12 August, and the electoral officers for Hawke’s Bay’s five Councils urge all prospective candidates not to wait until the last ... More >>

Groundworks Advancing At Pace For New Flaxmere Housing

Friday, 8 July 2022, 5:56 pm | Hastings District Council

Flaxmere housing. New houses in Flaxmere are getting closer with road and pipe work well underway, a decision on what development organisation will build them soon to be made, and Flaxmere tradies teaming up to give themselves the best shot at winning ... More >>





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