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12 September 2014

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

12 September 2014

Notice is given that the Council, at its meeting on Thursday 28 August 2014 resolved that the electoral system to be used in the 2016 Council elections will be First Past the Post (FPP) rather than the alternative system of Single Transferrable Vote (STV).

11 September 2014

Temporary Closure of Heretaunga Street East – 100 and 200 blocks – 1 November 2014 – 30 May 2015

11 September 2014

MasterChef favourite and celebrity chef Cameron Petley will speak and offer tastings at the Flaxmere library on Tuesday 14 October at 6pm.

Petley won New Zealand’s heart during his appearances on MasterChef New Zealand in 2011 and released his first cookbook, Hunter from the Heartland in 2012.

The talk will take place in the recently renovated Flaxmere Library, part of the Flaxmere Community Centre. Tickets for the event cost $10.00 and are available from the Flaxmere, Hastings and Havelock North Libraries or online at Eventfinda.

10 September 2014

The public is being invited to give their thoughts on the creation of a new playground and family area at Windsor Park in Hastings.

The playground is to be constructed in an area of Splash Planet on the corner of Sylvan and Grove Roads that has limited use. This area will be opened up to the public and will replace the existing playground, located at the entrance to Splash Planet, which is in need of major upgrade.

You can give us your thoughts on the development of the playground at Windsor Park here

10 September 2014

Public notice is hereby given that, at its meeting held on 28 August 2014, Hastings District Council resolved that the following areas including streets, roads and footpaths be designated as Specified Public Places (Liquor Ban Areas) where the possession or consumption of liquor is prohibited on

9 September 2014

Temporary Closure of Te Mata Road, Napier Road, Havelock Road, Te Aute Road, Middle Road and Joll Road – 22 November 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,

8 September 2014

Hastings District Libraries will be hosting a fun interactive programme during the October school holidays called Maths is Fun.

Registration for Maths is Fun opens online at 10am on Monday 15 September and the programme is available at all three libraries.

You can find out about other free holiday activities and events here

8 September 2014

Hastings District Council is offering a FREE microchipping service for all dogs that are not currently microchipped but are registered and resident in Hastings District.

5 September 2014

The second annual Hastings Blossom Ride is all set to roll out on Sunday 14 September.

The Blossom Ride is the ride that literally grows each year with proceeds going towards the planting of trees along the i-WAY cycle trail network. This year the ride starts and ends at the New Zealand Edible Garden Show in the Waikoko Gardens at the Hawke’s Bay A&P Showgrounds.

You can register and find out more about the Blossom Ride here


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