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Full-time Job Offers Arise From Jobs For Heretaunga Initiative

Wednesday, 23 December 2020, 3:56 pm | Hastings District Council

The Jobs for Heretaunga workers were presented with certificates by Topline Contracting to acknowledge the progress they had made on the job. Ten people who got jobs with Topline Contracting earlier this year, supported by the Government’s shovel-ready ... More >>

Community Planning For Eskdale Park Coming Up

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 10:07 am | Hastings District Council

A long-term plan for Eskdale Park will be developed over the next year, giving park users, neighbours and the wider community a say in its development and management. Hastings District Council approved the preparation of an Eskdale Park Reserve Management ... More >>

Historical landfill investigations painstaking work

Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 3:08 pm | Hastings District Council

The first stage of the painstaking work to locate historical landfills in Hastings has been completed, with six small sites used to dispose of household refuse in the 1960s confirmed in Havelock North. More >>

Indoor Sports Facility Fees Waived

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 9:43 am | Hastings District Council

Users of Hastings District Council’s indoor sports facilities are to have their fees waived for six months in recognition of the financial impact of COVID-19. Many diverse groups use the Hastings Sports Centre and Flaxmere Community Centre for sports ... More >>

Free Hastings Public Art Tours To Be Held Weekly Over Summer

Monday, 7 December 2020, 12:02 pm | Hastings District Council

Public art is a prominent feature of Hastings’ city centre and public art walking tours are the perfect way to find out more about the installations and murals that add life and interest to the inner city. Run by Hastings City Art Gallery, the walks ... More >>

Sinking Lid Gambling Policy Aims To Reduce Problem Gambling Harm

Friday, 4 December 2020, 12:31 pm | Hastings District Council

A Hastings District Council hearings committee position to change to a sinking lid gambling policy for Hastings, in a bid to reduce the harm caused by problem gambling, will go to the full council for ratification next week. For the last three years, ... More >>

Multicultural Strategy Celebrates Hastings’ Diverse Community

Friday, 27 November 2020, 3:53 pm | Hastings District Council

It’s been two and a half years in the making and now the Hastings District Council Multicultural Strategy is a reality – the first of its kind for any council in the North Island. The strategy was adopted by Council last week, and has been developed ... More >>

Plan Delivered For Hawke’s Bay’s Seasonal Labour Shortage

Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 10:33 am | Hastings District Council

A comprehensive plan has been handed to the government to address the critical seasonal labour challenges being faced by the horticulture and viticulture sectors in Hawke’s Bay due to COVID-19. Hastings Mayor Sandra Hazlehurst and Napier Mayor Kirsten Wise ... More >>

Taste Of Hastings Street Party

Monday, 23 November 2020, 4:09 pm | Hastings District Council

Taste of Hastings Food, festivity, entertainment and fun are all on the menu for the Taste of Hastings event taking place on Heretaunga St East on December 3. The street party is being held to celebrate Hastings being named the 2020 Keep New Zealand ... More >>

EAST 2020 A Snapshot Of Hawke’s Bay Artists’ Creativity

Tuesday, 17 November 2020, 4:04 pm | Hastings District Council

It’s been months in preparation, and this Friday Hawke’s Bay’s flagship biennial exhibition, EAST 2020, opens to the general public. This year’s collection includes photography, painting, ceramics, mixed media and sculpture, created by newcomers ... More >>

Top architecture award for Hawke’s Bay Opera House

Thursday, 5 November 2020, 12:18 pm | Hastings District Council

The Hawke’s Bay Opera House is the heart of Toitoi - Hawke’s Bay Arts and Events Centre in Hastings and its spectacular facelift has earned it this year’s NZ Institute of Architects Heritage award. More >>

Big Buzz At Flaxmere Night Market

Friday, 30 October 2020, 4:13 pm | Hastings District Council

Big crowd: Flaxmere turned out for the first Flaxmere Village Night Market. The buzz was amazing at Thursday night’s very first Flaxmere Night Market [Oct 29], with hundreds of happy people enjoying full-on action in the Flaxmere Village carpark. ... More >>

Action On Notable Poplar Tree Aims To Preserve And Make Safe

Friday, 30 October 2020, 12:26 pm | Hastings District Council

At more than 150 years old, the Populus Deltoids poplar tree in Frimley Park is showing signs of its age, making this notable tree a potential risk to the safety of park visitors. After strong winds raised concerns about the tree’s condition ... More >>

Hastings A Beautiful Winner

Friday, 30 October 2020, 5:52 am | Hastings District Council

Hastings mayor Sandra Hazlehurst and Hastings ambassador and Flaxmere councillor Henare O’Keefe shared the news of the win with the crowd at tonight’s Flaxmere Night Market. Hastings is not only officially New Zealand’s Most Beautiful Large ... More >>

Time To Start Thinking About Conserving Water

Thursday, 29 October 2020, 11:19 am | Hastings District Council

With summer approaching, Hastings and Napier residents are being urged to use less water to help reduce the possibility of shortages and restrictions. There are simple things everyone can do to help manage demand on the water supply over the months ... More >>

Growers Employment Expo In Hawke’s Bay

Tuesday, 27 October 2020, 10:31 am | Hastings District Council

Hawke’s Bay growers are facing their most challenging season, with about 10,000 workers needed between November and April for thinning, picking, packing and processing the region’s world renowned produce. COVID-19 has severely impacted the availability ... More >>

Opening Celebrations For Ebbett Park Playground

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 4:01 pm | Hastings District Council

Ebbett Park has a new playground, and to celebrate a public opening day will be held on Wednesday, October 28. Earlier this year, Hastings District Council consulted with the community on ideas for the playground, which was ageing and in need of upgrading, ... More >>

Wider Community Uses For Cornwall Park’s Former Tea Kiosk Planned

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 3:05 pm | Hastings District Council

The former tea kiosk building in Cornwall Park is one of the city’s signature historic buildings, and could be able to be used more by the wider community following a Hastings District Council decision today. The kiosk as it was in the 1930s. Originally ... More >>

Albert Square Home To “Nesting Phoenix” During October

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 4:36 pm | Hastings District Council

Albert Square has a new resident – a towering, mythical creature that’s been created by a collective of local artists to delight and inspire during the month of October. It’s the latest in the series of Hastings District Council’s city ... More >>

Hastings Pools Lower Entry Prices For Seniors

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 11:25 am | Hastings District Council

An initiative that reduced the entry prices for senior swimmers to the Napier Aquatic Centre has been hugely successful since its launch, and now it is coming to Flaxmere and Clive pools. The SuperSwim discount offer first became available in Napier in ... More >>