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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 >>

Stunning Showcase Of Māori Art At Upcoming Exhibition

Wednesday, 2 June 2021, 1:05 pm | Hastings District Council

On the back of last year’s successful Tika Tonu exhibition, Hastings City Art Gallery Te Whare Toi o Heretaunga is set to unveil a new collaborative offering that seeks to shine a light on the value of Māori art. Opening on Friday, June 11 at ... More >>

He Tukunga PTall Black Abercrombie At Hoops In Parks Opening

Monday, 31 May 2021, 10:38 am | Hastings District Council

In a real coup, internationally renowned Tall Black Tom Abercrombie will be at the opening of New Zealand’s first Hoops in Parks basketball court at Ron Giorgi III Park in Flaxmere on June 13. The excitement is already building with the news the ... More >>

Hastings District Council Launches Lightbox Photo Competition

Friday, 28 May 2021, 4:52 pm | Hastings District Council

Six light boxes in Hastings’ city centre, including these two in Civic Square, will soon be adorned with photographs taken by local residents. Photo/ John Cowpland/Alphapix Photography Hastings’ city centre will soon come alive with large-scale photos ... More >>

Hastings District Council Launches Lightbox Photo Competition

Friday, 28 May 2021, 3:47 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings’ city centre will soon come alive with large-scale photos taken by local residents, thanks to a competition launched by Hastings District Council this weekend. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2105/37f7f7c12c45203cb2dc.jpeg" ... More >>

Hastings District Council Decides To Establish Māori Wards

Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 3:54 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings District Council will now start the process of undertaking a representation review, having today resolved to establish Māori Wards. The decision follows an emergency meeting held on April 22 when Council decided to gather feedback and gauge ... More >>

Waiaroha Pipework Starting

Friday, 14 May 2021, 4:24 pm | Hastings District Council

Work on installing pipes that will join the Waiaroha water treatment and storage facility with Hastings’ existing water network is expected to start next week [May 17]. The project has been split into five sections, with contractor Drainways committing ... More >>

Partnership Approach Recognised With National Award

Friday, 7 May 2021, 12:38 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings District Council’s ground-breaking collaborative approach to addressing the district’s critical housing shortage has been recognised with a national award. Last night, the council received the BERL Award for Collaborative Government Action ... More >>

Start-of-the-art Drinking Water Facility For Waimarama

Saturday, 1 May 2021, 12:55 pm | Hastings District Council

Technology check: Hastings mayor Sandra Hazlehurst and Councillor Bayden Barber, accompanied by Āria Barber (5), check out the Waimarama treatment facility, guided by Hastings District Council drinking water operator Jason Collins. ... More >>

New Rock Wall Will Protect Vulnerable Haumoana Coastline

Wednesday, 28 April 2021, 3:03 pm | Hastings District Council

The building of a rock revetment wall to protect Cape View Corner, Haumoana, from erosion can now get underway with the resource consents for the work now approved. Cape View Corner at the intersection of East, Beach and Clifton Roads, is a vital ... More >>

Frimley Water Reservoir Under Construction

Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 4:52 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings District councillors receive an update on progress at the Frimley water storage and treatment facility. Behind them the dome of the reservoir is being constructed. The construction of Hastings District Council’s water storage and treatment facility ... More >>

Māori Standing Committee Recommends Māori Wards For 2022 Local Elections

Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 3:26 pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings District Council’s Heretaunga Takoto Noa Māori standing committee has today recommended that Council introduces Māori wards. The recommendation comes after changes to the Local Electoral Act 2001, which give councils a transition period ... More >>

Tarbet Street Delivers

Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 3:13 pm | Hastings District Council

First-home buyers are taking up the opportunity to get on the property ladder, quickly buying sections at the new Tarbet St subdivision that’s been created in Flaxmere. The completion of the first, infrastructure stage of the development was celebrated ... More >>