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Relocated Hastings I-SITE Open For Business

Wednesday, 6 July 2022, 5:33 pm | Hastings District Council

The Hastings i-SITE has reopened in its new premises, offering a unique and innovative way for locals and visitors to explore what Hastings has to offer. Previously housed in the Westerman’s Building on the corner of Russell St South and Heretaunga St ... More >>

Parks And Reserves Draft Plans Out For Consultation

Saturday, 2 July 2022, 5:41 am | Hastings District Council

Three Draft Reserve Management Plans have been released for public consultation by Hastings District Council today, with the feedback to be considered before the plans are finalised. Eskdale Park and Frimley Park are getting their first RMPs, ... More >>

Free Parking In Hastings CBD For July

Wednesday, 29 June 2022, 4:48 pm | Hastings District Council

To help stimulate activity in the Hastings City Centre, there will be free parking in the central retail area for the month of July. The move was requested by Hastings City Business Association members, and is part of a wider Hastings District Council ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay A&P Society Members Ratify The Tomoana ShowgroundsSale To Hastings District Council

Monday, 27 June 2022, 6:11 pm | Hastings District Council

The A&P Society and Hastings District Council have this afternoon confirmed the sale of 40ha of the Tomoana Showgrounds site for $7.5m. The Council approved the sale last week, subject to the Society members conducting a vote in which 66.6% ... More >>

Legacy Of Tama Huata Lives On In New Arts And Performance Space

Monday, 27 June 2022, 5:51 pm | Hastings District Council

Ariki Huata. The legacy of Tama Huata, a leading figure in Māori performing arts and cultural development, has been celebrated and recognised with one of the public spaces in the newly redeveloped Municipal Building at Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts ... More >>

Whakatū Wastewater Overflow

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 5:21 pm | Hastings District Council

A power outage interrupted a routine wastewater flushing operation on Thursday [June 23], disabling the automatic gate function, resulting in a wastewater overflow on State 51, near Whakatū. As soon as the waste team was alerted to the overflow, just ... More >>

Hastings Hosts Three Days Of Matariki Celebrations

Tuesday, 21 June 2022, 2:06 pm | Hastings District Council

Music, dance, kai, a lantern parade, digital light show and more are on offer in Hastings and Flaxmere this week as part of an extra special celebration for the new public holiday for Matariki. Matariki is a time to gather, think of our loved ones ... More >>

Warm Hastings Welcome For Samoan Prime Minister

Friday, 17 June 2022, 3:11 pm | Hastings District Council

The warmth and endurance of Aotearoa New Zealand’s relationship with Samoa was acknowledged on Thursday this week, when the Right Honourable Fiamē Naomi Mata’afa, Prime Minister of Samoa was hosted at Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts and Events Centre, ... More >>

Council Agrees On Annual Plan Budget To Be Adopted At The End Of This Month

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 5:54 pm | Hastings District Council

Keeping a projected rates increase as close to that which was consulted on was a key consideration for Hastings district councillors who today deliberated on the submissions they received to this year’s draft Annual Plan 2022/23. Over the past ... More >>

Range Of Community Organisations Receive Community Funding

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 4:37 pm | Hastings District Council

Wellness riders – The programme participants at William Nelson skate park in Hastings. Thirty-five groups have received grants totalling $245,000 in this year’s funding round to support a variety of initiatives that benefit the community. Each year Hastings ... More >>

Record Breaking Event For My Walk In Wardrobe

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 10:12 am | Hastings District Council

Hawke’s Bay shoppers keen to update their wardrobes turned out in droves to the My Walk In Wardrobe event held in Hastings at the weekend, doing their bit to support sustainable fashion. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2206/e672804ac5c2866aac19.jpeg" ... More >>

Names For New Flaxmere Streets Recognise Community Heroes

Friday, 27 May 2022, 5:47 pm | Hastings District Council

The streets being created in three new housing developments in Flaxmere are to have a distinctly Flaxmere provenance, being named after prominent locals who have made an impact on the community. The three council-owned areas of land, at 244 Flaxmere ... More >>

Hi-tech And Flaxmere Focus – Two Big Wins For Hastings

Thursday, 26 May 2022, 6:02 pm | Hastings District Council

A hi-tech project that will see every Hastings District Council-owned building ‘digitally twinned’ and the concerted effort by a wide-ranging partnership to uplift Flaxmere have both scored national awards this week. The annual Taituarā Awards, recognising ... More >>

Mobile Trailer Takes Play To The People

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 4:58 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings District Council has partnered with Sport Hawke’s Bay to launch Te Waka Tākaro, a free community resource to educate and promote play for our tamariki. Play is widely recognised for its vital role in children’s overall development ... More >>

Tauroa Reserve Boardwalk Provides Safe Access To Te Mata Park

Monday, 23 May 2022, 4:40 pm | Hastings District Council

Tauroa Reserve boardwalk ribbon cutting. The Tauroa Reserve Boardwalk is officially open – the first stage of the works to ultimately give walkers and cyclists safe and scenic off-road access to the popular Te Mata Park. Running along Tauroa Rd, ... More >>

Call For Hastings Heroes Nominations

Wednesday, 27 April 2022, 11:55 am | Hastings District Council

Many people have gone above and beyond for others to help them through the impact of COVID-19 in recent months, and Hastings District Council wants to recognise their efforts. This month the Hastings Heroes campaign was launched, a way to thank and ... More >>

Stunning Light Projection For Fallen Soldiers

Friday, 15 April 2022, 6:31 pm | Hastings District Council

Poppy projection. Each year on ANZAC Day we commemorate the New Zealanders who have served and died in war, acknowledging their selfless contribution to our safety and freedom. In Hastings, the names of those lost in World War I and World War II are ... More >>

Civic Award Nominations Deadline Nears

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 4:40 pm | Hastings District Council

Tauroa Care Group With nominations for this year’s Hastings Civic Honours Awards closing on April 26, people are encouraged to get their applications in to recognise those who go above and beyond to give back to our community. Hastings district councillor ... More >>

Local Government Commission Confirms Hastings’ Representation Arrangements

Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 7:18 pm | Hastings District Council

The Local Government Commission has today confirmed Hastings’ representation arrangements for this year’s local body elections, with the inclusion of the Takitimu Māori ward. In October last year, after hearing and considering submissions, the Council ... More >>

Draft Annual Plan Adopted – Consultation Begins April 2

Thursday, 31 March 2022, 4:13 pm | Hastings District Council

The coming year’s draft plan and budget for Hastings has been adopted by Hastings District Council today, ready for feedback from residents before final decisions are made and the plan adopted. The draft Annual Plan 2022/23 aligns closely with ... More >>





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