Hastings District Council Governance
Code of Conduct
Schedule 7 of the Local Government Act 2002 (the Act) requires each local authority in New Zealand to adopt a code of conduct. Once adopted, all elected members are required to comply with the code.
This code of conduct provides guidance on the standards of behaviour that are expected from the Mayor and Elected Members of the Hastings District Council.
Delegations to Committees
Find out about the structure of Hastings District committees, sub-committees and the Hastings Rural Community Board, and the powers and authorities which have been delegated to them by the Council.
Local Governance Statement
Hastings District Council’s Local Governance Statement is a collection of information about the processes that Council uses to engage with the district’s residents.
It outlines how Council makes decisions and shows how residents can influence those processes. It also promotes local democracy by providing the public with information on ways they can influence local democratic processes.
This document shows the membership of the Council committees, subcommittees and the Hastings District Rural Community Board, and the representatives appointed by the Council to various organisations.
This document sets out the standing orders for the conduct of proceedings at meetings of the Hastings District Council, its committees and subcommittees, the Hastings District Rural Community Board, and any other community board that may be established in the Hastings District.