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Havelock North Water Contamination EventTe kaupapa ki Maungawharau

Please find all media releases related to the August 2016 Havelock North water contamination event (releases issued between August 2016 and August 2017).

Fund to assist with long-term illness related to campylobacter outbreak

A fund to help people suffering from long-term illness following last year's campylobacter outb

9 August 2017

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Government Inquiry into water contamination

The Hastings District Council has welcomed the findings of the Government Inquiry into the contamination event that...

10 May 2017

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Brookvale bore update: UV in place

All parts for the new Brookvale water treatment station are in Hawke's Bay and the UV treatment system is in place....

1 February 2017

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Chlorine-free filling stations on the way

Chlorine-free water filling stations will be up and running within three to four weeks in Hastings Flaxmere Haveloc...

30 January 2017

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Parts for Brookvale have arrived

The parts for the new water treatment facility that will enable one of the Brookvale pumps to be turned on again ha...

14 January 2017

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Notice of Government water inquiry meeting

Notice of Initial Hearing The Government Inquiry into Havelock North drinking water will hold an initial public ...

20 October 2016

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Boil water notice lifted in Havelock North

Water from the Havelock North town water supply no longer needs to be boiled before drinking. The third clear wa...

3 September 2016

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Havelock North Water Contamination Business Assistance

This scheme is designed to provide assistance to businesses affected by the recent water contamination event. It is...

1 September 2016

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Havelock North Water Public Meeting (video)

A second public meeting on the water contamination in Havelock North was held on Wednesday 31stAugust at the Riverb...

1 September 2016

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Havelock North water update

The boil water notice cannot be lifted this week as Hastings District Council had hoped. The Ministry of Health ...

31 August 2016

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Hastings District Water Plan Update

Hastings District Council confirmed today that the Brookvale water bores have been closed. Havelock North water ...

26 August 2016

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Work & Income in Havelock North

Work & Income Advisors will be in the Havelock North Function Centre between 10:00-12:00 on Monday 29 Augustwit...

26 August 2016

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Public meetings on Havelock North Water Contamination

Public meetings on the water contamination will be held in Havelock North next week. Click on the flyer or read ...

26 August 2016

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Council proposes water rates remission for Havelock North ratepayers

In recognition of the impact of the water contamination incident Hastings District Council intends to provide a rem...

26 August 2016

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Havelock North Business Recovery Package

Hastings District Council have announced a significant recovery package for Havelock North's business community fol...

26 August 2016

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Location of Water Tankers in Havelock North

Water is still available fromtankers at various locations around Havelock North. To find their location click on...

25 August 2016

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Information for Private Bore Owners

This information sheet is for people who have a private drinking-water supply are not connected to a council or tow...

25 August 2016

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Hawke's Bay District Health Board Update

Welcome to Thursday'sHawke's Bay District Health Board Update 25 August 2016 A total of five people are in Hawke...

25 August 2016

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Hawkes Bay Regional Council formal investigation

Hastings District Council was today advised that the Hawkes Bay Regional Council will begin a formal investigation ...

25 August 2016

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Chlorination being expanded

To ensure all residents using town water supplies are completely safe the chief executive of Hastings District Coun...

23 August 2016

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Hastings water going into Havelock North

A decision has been made today to supply Havelock North's water from the Hastings' water system for the foreseeable...

23 August 2016

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District Health board latest update

Presentations to Hawke's Bay Hospital's Emergency Department and to General Practice with people who have a gastro ...

22 August 2016

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District health board latest update

There was more encouraging news from Hawke's Bay District Health Board this morning as numbers of people seen by ge...

21 August 2016

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Hastings water tests come back clear

Test results from the Hastings Flaxmere and Bridge Pa water supplies have come back clear this afternoon. The te...

21 August 2016

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Water tankers back in HN tomorrow

Water tankers will be parked in Havelock North tomorrow after all of them tested clear over the weekend. The tan...

21 August 2016

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Gastric illness health board update

Health workers who responded to the gastro outbreak in Havelock North have today been praised by Hawke's Bay Distri...

20 August 2016

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Unexpected Hastings water supply result

Unexpectedly positive test results for the indicator organism e-coli have come back this afternoon from water sampl...

20 August 2016

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Welfare teams on over weekend

The Red Cross' and Civil Defence info hub tent will be on site and manned in Havelock this weekend. The tent is ...

19 August 2016

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Clear water results across district

The most recent tests of the water supply to Hastings and Flaxmere have been returned today and are clear. The f...

19 August 2016

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Tonkin and Taylor report on-line

For the draft Tonkin and Taylor report into contamination of the number three bore at Brookvale in Havelock North (...

18 August 2016

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Hastings supply being chlorinated

An e-coli indicator has been found in one of the nine water tankers used to supply drinking water to Havelock North...

18 August 2016

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Older students return to school tomorrow

Based on the advice of Public Health officials the boards and principals of the Havelock North schools have today m...

17 August 2016

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Hundreds of homes visited

Door-to-door knocking saw volunteers visit more than 400 homes yesterday checking that people were coping with the ...

17 August 2016

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UV water treatment on the way

An ultra violet light filter that will treat the Havelock North water is being loaned to Hastings District Council ...

16 August 2016

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Campylobactor the 'likely' cause

Tests results received today confirmed that it was highly likely

16 August 2016

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Welfare line set up for gastric sufferers

A 24-hour welfare line to provide emergency assistance to the community has been set up by Hastings District Counci...

16 August 2016

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Drinking water available in Havelock North

Hastings District Council has placed large tankers containing drinking water around Havelock North.They will be the...

15 August 2016

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Havelock North Schools Closed Tomorrow

Following an emergency meeting this morning with Ministry of Education and the Principals and Board Chairs of Te Ma...

15 August 2016

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Gastro Illness in Havelock North Update

Monday 15th August Presentations to accident and medical centres continue to increase. Yesterday 183 people pres...

15 August 2016

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Map of Havelock North Water Supply Area

Legend for map below. Red Line:Boundary of Hastings District Council's water supply to Havelock North Blue: H...

15 August 2016

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Havelock North Water Contamination

Legend for map. Red Line:Boundary of Hastings District Council's water supply to Havelock North Blue: Haveloc...

15 August 2016

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Gastro: Please check on your neighbours

Presentations by people suffering from gastro illness to accident and medical centres today have been high with 40 ...

14 August 2016

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Boil drinking water notice remains in HN

Gastro illness in Havelock North continues to be widespread in the town with accident andmedical Centres pharmacies...

14 August 2016

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Water confirmed as cause of illness

Water testing has confirmed the source of the gastro outbreak in Havelock North was water borne but the type of bug...

13 August 2016

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Havelock North area affected by gastro illness

Havelock North residents are being urged to boil water as a vomiting and diarrhoea outbreak affects a number of peo...

12 August 2016

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