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Understandably there are may questions remining around the chlorination of the water in Flaxmere, Hastings and Havelock North. We have put together a list of the most comminly asked questions , based on the phone calls, emails and social media requests. Please check here to see if the answer to your question is on the list. If not, please feel free to use the following to get in touch with us. Phone: 871 5000; email customerservice@hdc.govt.nz, or message us on Facebook: Hastings District Council.

Hastings District Council was today advised that the Hawkes Bay Regional Council will begin a formal investigation into the Havelock North water supply contamination.

In response to the water contamination issues in Havelock North, Hastings District Council has begun draining the Havelock North reservoirs on Hikanui Drive.

Public meetings on the water contamination will be held in Havelock North next week. Because of the numbers expected to want to attend, two meetings are being held in the largest venue available in the village. The Riverbend Bible Church, 354 Te Aute Rd, Havelock North, seats 510 people. On the invitation, Hastings mayor Lawrence Yule and chief executive Ross McLeod acknowledge again that it has been a devastating time for the community. 

Test results from the water supply servicing Hastings, Flaxmere and Bridge Pa water have again come back clear today.Tests taken from the treated Havelock North supply show the water remains safe to drink as long as it is boiled.

Test results from the water supply servicing Hastings, Flaxmere and Bridge Pa water have again come back clear today. Tests taken from the treated Havelock North supply show the water remains safe to drink as long as it is boiled. The results were received late this afternoon.

My Voice My Choice

Public consultation has been approved by HDC on a proposal to amend the  Dangerous, Earthquake-prone and Insanitary Buildings Policy of 2006. 

Council is keen to hear from any person, group or business that would like to make a submission

VARIATION 3: HOWARD STREET RESIDENTIAL REZONING
In accordance with Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act 1991, the Hastings District Council gives notice that Hastings District Council has prepared the following variation to the Proposed Hastings District Plan.

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