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Hastings District Council GovernanceMana Whakahaere

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.

View Hastings District Council Code of Conduct

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.

View Hastings District Council Committee and Rural Community Board Register of Delegations 2022-2025

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.

View Hastings District Council Local Governance Statement 2023

Standing Orders

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.

View Hastings District Council Standing Orders

Elected Members' Allowances and Expenses

In addition to determining the remuneration of elected members, the Remuneration Authority (the Authority) is required to determine the allowances’ framework for elected members.

The payment of any or all allowances is at the discretion of each local authority. Hastings District Council provides for elected member allowances though the Policy on Elected Members’ Allowances and Expenses adopted by Council.

View Hastings District Council Policy on Elected Members' Allowances and Expenses 2022


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