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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 >>

Community Conversation On Three Waters Reform

Thursday, 15 July 2021, 4:58 pm | Hastings District Council

The announcement that Government is offering significant financial packages to councils joining its three waters reform programme will start a “conversation with the community”, says Hastings mayor Sandra Hazlehurst. Government announced the funding today, with ... More >>

Council Launches New Cemetery Database For Easier Plot Location

Thursday, 8 July 2021, 1:32 pm | Hastings District Council

A new database has been launched this month, making it easier to locate people and plots across all four Hastings cemeteries administered by Hastings District Council. With more than 57,000 records, the cemetery section of the Hastings District Council ... More >>

No More Overdue Fees On Kids’ Library Cards

Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 9:55 am | Hastings District Council

It’s winter, but things are heating up at Hastings District Libraries with a number of events planned over the coming weeks, and from this month children’s library cards are no longer charged overdue fees. Removal of children’s overdue charges ... More >>

Plastic Free July Events In Hastings This Month

Friday, 2 July 2021, 1:25 pm | Hastings District Council

Plastic Free July is upon us and Hastings District Council is hosting a number of events throughout the month to help people do their part to reduce their plastic use. Plastic Free July is a worldwide movement that helps millions of people be part ... More >>

Funding Boost For New Museum Storage Facility In Heretaunga

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 9:32 am | Hastings District Council

The new home for Hawke’s Bay’s regional taonga and artefact collection in the Hastings CBD is a step closer to reality, thanks to a $5.47m funding boost from the New Zealand Lotteries Commission. Hastings District and Napier City councils have ... More >>

Jobs For Heretaunga Scheme Celebrated At Waipatu Marae Event

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 4:28 pm | Hastings District Council

JFH celebration. About 150 people gathered at Waipatu marae at the weekend to celebrate the completion of a number of roading upgrade projects around the district over the past year, and the employment opportunities that were enabled by Central Government ... More >>

Big Belly Bin Family Doubling In Size

Monday, 28 June 2021, 11:47 am | Hastings District Council

The Big Belly rubbish bins already in Hastings parks are staying and three more are on their way. A four-month trial of three bins - in Cornwall Park, Flaxmere Park and Havelock North Village Green - has been very successful, proving popular with ... More >>

Mahi For Youth Caravan Ready To Hit The Road

Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 10:09 am | Hastings District Council

Hastings District Council’s successful Mahi for Youth programme is going mobile, with a new caravan now ready to hit the road, taking the service to the community. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2106/144aa355d71884c531fa.jpeg" ... More >>

Wide Range Of Community Groups And Organisations Receive Funding

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 10:06 am | Hastings District Council

More than $800,000 in community grants has been allocated recently, the largest contribution of any grant round since this support began. Hastings District Council’s civic and administration committee allocated more than $550,000 to 15 groups as part ... More >>

Trial Traffic Calming Measures On Willowpark Road North

Friday, 18 June 2021, 3:31 pm | Hastings District Council

In order to address community safety concerns, work has commenced on the installation of trial traffic calming measures along Willowpark Road North, covering the Mayfair School and Bill Mathewson Park frontages. This work is in line with submissions received ... More >>

Waimārama Road Off-road Cycle Trail Officially Open

Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 3:10 pm | Hastings District Council

New off-road cycle trail takes in some of the Bay’s most scenic countryside The Waimārama Road off-road cycle trail was officially opened today, completing the Tukituki loop section of the Landscapes Ride, one of the most attractive trail rides ... More >>

New Basketball Court A Huge Drawcard

Monday, 14 June 2021, 1:48 pm | Hastings District Council

The opening of Hastings’ newest basketball court in Flaxmere on Sunday [June 13] was a huge success, with hundreds turning out to play ball and meet their basketball heroes. “It was fantastic,” said Hastings District councillor and Hastings Ambassador ... More >>

Investment In Critical Assets A Focus Of Long Term Plan 2021-2031

Thursday, 10 June 2021, 3:32 pm | Hastings District Council

After considering more than 700 community responses, including 165 formal submissions, Hastings District Councillors yesterday approved the Long Term Plan 2021-2031, which will be formally adopted on June 24. Maintaining the district’s essential assets, ... More >>

Recognition For Council Programmes With LGNZ Awards Finalist Announcement

Thursday, 10 June 2021, 10:43 am | Hastings District Council

Having all three Hastings entries in the annual Local Government Awards make the finals is “incredibly exciting”, says Hastings mayor Sandra Hazlehurst. It was announced yesterday that Hastings District Council is a finalist in the Kāinga Ora ... More >>

Call To Get Hastings Reusing Coffee Cups … Again And Again

Thursday, 3 June 2021, 2:04 pm | Hastings District Council

A new environmentally friendly takeaway coffee cup alternative has come to Hastings district, and growing numbers of cafes are looking at taking up the sustainable offering. Hastings District Council is calling for cafes across the district who are keen to ... More >>