Hastings District Council is committed to ensuring we continue to deliver our essential services should the community and our council staff be widely affected by the COVID-19 virus.
We are constantly planning and following Ministry of Health advice regarding community and staff health and this includes the potential to reduce services or close non-essential community facilities.
We will let the community know immediately of any changes to services or facility operations in relation to COVID-19.
Council encourages the community to follow the advice, guidance and direction of the Ministry of Health and the Government in their role as the lead agencies.
For the latest official Government information about everything related to COVID-19 go to Unite against COVID-19
For health advice and information contact Healthline (0800 358 5453) or visit the Ministry of Health website
At alert level 2, Council services and facilities will be resuming close to normal service however some facilities will continue to have reduced opening hours and booking requirements may still apply.
At alert level 2, the following requirements apply:
As we unite to recover from the effects of COVID-19, it’s still important that we maintain basic hygiene measures, including washing your hands and coughing or sneezing into your elbow. Most importantly, if you are in anyway feeling sick, stay home, do not come into our facilities.
For the most up-to-date facility information please refer to the list below:
For more detailed information go to our COVID-19 FAQs page.
|Customer Services Centre
|Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm|
|Hastings City Art Gallery||Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 4.30pm|
|Hastings District Libraries
(Hastings, Flaxmere and Havelock North)
Monday 10am -5:30pm
|Hastings i-Site||Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm
Saturday 9am – 1pm
|Hastings Sports Centre||Open for bookings|
|Flaxmere Community Centre & FlaXrock Gym||6am - 6pm Monday - Friday
8:30am -12pm Saturday
|Camberley Community Centre||Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm|
|Youth Employment Pop-up||9:30am - 3:30pm Monday - Friday|
|Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts and Event Centre
||Monday - Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm|
|Aquatics Hastings Indoor Pools (Flaxmere and Clive)||
|Hastings Cemetery & Crematorium Chapel||Open for bookings|
|Animal Welfare Centre||9am -10am & 3pm – 4pm Monday -Friday|
|Henderson Road Transfer Station
||7.45am - 4.30pm Monday - Saturday
9.45am - 4.30pm Sunday
|Blackbridge Transfer Station||8am to 4.30pm Thursday - Monday
Closed: Tuesday and Wednesday
|Hawke's Bay Marathon||19 September 2020|
|Hastings Blossom Parade||12 September 2020|
|HB Pasifika Festival||POSTPONED - Date TBC|
|Pedal n Play||CANCELLED|
|NZ Seniors Tennis||CANCELLED|
|The Big Easy||CANCELLED|
|Harvest Festival||POSTPONED - Date TBC
|Lighting of Osmanthus Gardens||CANCELLED|
|Go-4-12 Youth Adventure Race||CANCELLED|
|ANZAC Day Services||CANCELLED|
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