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17 April 2014

A public meeting that was scheduled for 10th April on the Whakatu Arterial Project was cancelled due to the region-wide power outage.

The meeting will now to be held on Monday, 5th May.

17 April 2014

Find out the opening hours during Easter and ANZAC day of Hastings District Council offices, rubbish and recycling collections, Animal Control Centre, swimming pools, the Hastings and Havelock North i-SITEs and Hastings District Libraries. 

16 April 2014

Matahorua Road – 500m in from SH2 (Putorino end) to number 702 Matahorua Road. Access will be retained for number 702. The road closure will be between 1:20pm until 4:30pm, Sunday, 1 June 2014. The purpose of this road closure is to hold the 2014 Rally of Hawke’s Bay.

11 April 2014

Pursuant to the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Hastings District Council will temporarily close to all traffic, 


11 April 2014

The Asset Management Group of Hastings District Council will be undertaking the following road works,

Breadalbane Road – from house number No. 22 to the intersection with Reynolds Road. A sewer main and laterals are being replaced.

11 April 2014

Some plumbing fittings have the potential to allow minute traces of metals to accumulate in water standing in the fittings for several hours.

11 April 2014

Notice is hereby given pursuant to section 22 of the Forest and Rural Fires Act 1977 and the Hastings District Fire Control Bylaw 2007, that the Hastings District Council Fire Authority hereby REVOKES the RESTRICTED FIRE SEASON imposed on the Hastings District and the Hastings Urban Fire Areas an

9 April 2014

Rain over the past week has allowed the Hastings District to return to an OPEN fire season.

The region was placed under a restricted fire season in early December, after a sustained period of high temperatures and little rain caused vegetation to dry out, which increased the risk of fire.

Team Leader Emergency Management Trevor Mitchell says “The risk of a fire occurring has reduced with the recent rainfall and this allowed the fire restrictions to be lifted from 8am on Wednesday 9th April 2014.”

7 April 2014

Hastings City Art Gallery has won the Most Innovative Use of Te Reo Maori award at the 2014 NZ Museum Awards.

The awards celebrate the best of museum and gallery projects from around the country and were presented in a gala ceremony held at the War Memorial Conference Centre in Napier.

The judges commented that the Hastings City Art Gallery’s entry entitled Te Taniwha had utilised Te Reo Maori in a significant and meaningful way that captured and enhanced the essence of the language and the historical, cultural and spiritual value of the stories, places and people.

7 April 2014

Expressions of Interest are being sought for the position of Director on the Hawke’s Bay Airport Limited.


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