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23 April 2014

Following on from the success of the northern cycleway, Hastings District Council is aiming to further improve the cycle facilities on Havelock Road towards the end of this year.

23 April 2014

If you live in the Hastings District you may be contacted over the next month to ascertain whether you would like to join a citizens’ research panel.

The panel is being created to enhance Hastings District Council’s public engagement process. An independent research company has been engaged to generate the citizens’ panel, with members taking part in online surveys, typically not more than one per month, on many different topics.

22 April 2014

The Clive War Memorial Swimming Pool will reopen this Sunday, following a $2.1m upgrade.

The official reopening ceremony will be held on Sunday 27th April at 9.45am and will include a blessing of the building. There will be FREE entry to the pool from 10am till 3.30pm on Sunday.

The upgrade included a number of major improvements.  The filtration system has been changed to improve the water quality in the pool and to allow the two pools to be heated independently. The learners pool will now be heated to a comfortable 32 degrees.

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

The Hastings District Council notified its Proposed District Plan for submission in November 2013. A summary of the decisions requested by persons making submissions on the Proposed Hastings District Plan has been prepared.

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.


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