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Mayor's Message

2023 has been a year like no other for our community.

1 December 2023

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Christmas in the city

The annual Christmas lights in Hastings city centre are up, and from December 15 to 25, the festive season will be...

1 December 2023

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Property Brokers Christmas at the Park

The biggest free Christmas party in Hawke’s Bay – the Property Brokers Christmas at the Park – promises another...

1 December 2023

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Commemorating 150 years of Hastings

Hastings turned 150 years old this year– its beginnings sparked when Francis Hicks auctioned 100 acres of his land...

1 December 2023

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The year that was …

2023 has been a year like no other. Since Cyclone Gabrielle hit, many people have been involved in the response...

1 December 2023

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Toitoi wins two national industry awards

Earlier this week, Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts & Events Centre won two national event industry venue awards, in...

30 November 2023

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Mai Manu bombing comp is back!

After making a splash last summer, the Mai Manu competition is back on December 2 to test the bombing skills of...

28 November 2023

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Massa 2019 Limited

Description: Massa 2019 Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for Sazio. The primary business i...

28 November 2023

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Village Hospitality Limited

Description: Village Hospitality Limited has applied for a Variation of an On Licence for Turks Bar. The primary...

27 November 2023

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Murdoch Wines Limited

Description: Murdoch Wines Limited has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for William Murdoch Wines. The...

27 November 2023

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Health warning: No collecting of shellfish

People are being warned not to collect shellfish from anywhere along the coast from Te Awanga to Bay View after...

24 November 2023

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Feedback wanted on vehicle use at Waimārama Beach

Vehicle use and public safety on Waimārama Beach is being highlighted as summer approaches and Hastings District...

23 November 2023

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Radburnd Cellars Limited

Description: Radburnd Cellars Limited has applied for a new Off Licence for Radburnd Cellars. The primary...

23 November 2023

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Successful wastewater treatment plant open day

Record numbers of people took the opportunity to find out more about how our wastewater is treated and disposed of...

22 November 2023

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LDEAB Limited

Description: LDEAB Limited has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for Bellatino’s. The primary business i...

22 November 2023

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Mayoral relief fund supports those impacted by Cyclone Gabrielle

As of this month more than $1.6 million has been distributed from the Hastings Mayoral Relief Fund to people in...

21 November 2023

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New strategy for Havelock North’s five dams and streams

A major step towards unlocking $10 million of Government funding for flood mitigation in Havelock North was taken...

20 November 2023

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International recognition for management of Hastings parks

Hastings is renowned for its beautiful green spaces, and this week four of its parks joined a list of 26 around...

17 November 2023

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Trees to be removed from Hikanui Pā in Tainui Reserve

Trees threatening Hikanui Pā after being left vulnerable by Cyclone Gabrielle will be removed from the top of...

16 November 2023

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Splash Planet to open next week

The countdown is on to the opening of Splash Planet for this summer season, fresh from its recent major makeover.

16 November 2023

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Under the Stars Limited

Description: Under the Stars Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for Peak House. The primary...

16 November 2023

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Godsown Brewery Limited

Description: Godsown Brewery Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for Godsown Brewery. The primary...

16 November 2023

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Atrium at Tribune Limited

Description: Atrium at Tribune Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for Atrium at Tribune. The...

16 November 2023

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Grand P Limited

Description: Grand P Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Superstrike Hastings. The primary business i...

16 November 2023

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Aubyn Live Theatre Incorporated

Description: Aubyn Live Theatre Incorporated has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for Aubyn Live Theatre. ...

15 November 2023

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Cyclone Gabrielle voluntary buy-out process well underway

All Cyclone Gabrielle Category 3 property owners in Hastings and Napier have been contacted by the Voluntary...

14 November 2023

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Off the Track Hospitality Limited

Description: Off the Track Hospitality Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Off the Track Restaurant and...

10 November 2023

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Commemorating Armistice Day and the centenary of the Hastings Cenotaph

On November 11 a remembrance service will be held at the Hastings Cenotaph to commemorate Armistice Day, and also...

9 November 2023

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Hastings Library war mural gets special treatment

The famous war mural in the Hall of Memories at the Hastings War Memorial Library is to undergo preventive...

7 November 2023

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Things are getting tasty at Hastings street party

Taste Hastings is back – and that means it’s party time in the East Block – with wine, food, live music and more.

7 November 2023

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Event Cinemas Limited

Description: Event Cinemas Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for Event Cinemas Havelock North. ...

6 November 2023

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Hastings scoops Recreation Aotearoa award wins and recognition

More Recreation Aotearoa awards have been picked up by Flaxmere Park and the skate plaza Te Pae Whīra o Pā...

4 November 2023

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New waste education space built at landfill

A new waste education centre at Ōmarunui Landfill partly constructed with reclaimed materials that were destined...

3 November 2023

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Feedback wanted on wastewater treatment plant

As part of a nine-yearly review of the East Clive wastewater treatment plant, Hastings residents are being asked...

2 November 2023

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New senior housing policy adopted to ensure sustainability

A comprehensive review of Hastings District Council’s senior housing portfolio has resulted in a new policy and...

2 November 2023

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Message from the mayor

October was a busy month in Heretaunga Hastings and there will continue to be a lot of activity in the district in...

1 November 2023

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Splash Planet opens this month – online bookings a must

Splash Planet is set to open on November 20 after having had a big spruce up over the past few months.

1 November 2023

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SAVE THE DATE

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events!

1 November 2023

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Rose Sunday at Frimley Park

This long-standing event is a local favourite – a relaxing, family afternoon in the showstopping rose gardens in...

1 November 2023

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Urban BBQ Festival is back

BBQ lovers are in for a meaty treat this month when the Urban BBQ Festival returns to Tōmoana Showgrounds.

1 November 2023

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Get your manu on!

Calling all those who want to “free the manu”, the Mai Manu bombing competition to find Hastings’ manu master i...

1 November 2023

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Taste Hastings

A night of food, wine and live music, it’s a street party of epic proportions and a great warm-up for Mission...

1 November 2023

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Bookings open for HazMobile

Hastings and Napier residents will be able to safely dispose of their hazardous waste, such as garden sprays, car...

31 October 2023

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Where are we growing to?

Planning for residential and business development in Napier and Hastings over the next 30 years is underway, with...

27 October 2023

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New funding offers opportunities for local artists to create new works

A new biennial programme of significant contemporary art commissions has just launched, thanks to a partnership...

25 October 2023

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Halloween high jinks at Hastings council facilities

A family friendly Halloween alternative is on offer this October at Hastings District Libraries and Flaxmere...

24 October 2023

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Tickner Limited

Description: Tickner Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for 13th Stag. The primary business i...

20 October 2023

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2023 Hawke's Bay Anniversary and Labour Weekend hours

Find out the opening hours for Council services and facilities over Hawke’s Bay Anniversary and Labour weekend...

19 October 2023

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Porters Boutique Hotel Limited

Description: Porters Boutique Hotel Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for Porters Boutique...

19 October 2023

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Waiaroha joins global peace network

The Waiaroha Heretaunga Water Discovery Centre has been inducted into the global network of Sri Chinmoy Peace...

19 October 2023

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Calls for caution driving on Waimārama Beach

Residents, police and Hastings District Council are calling on people to stick to the rules and respect others at...

18 October 2023

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Monowai Estate Limited

Description: Monowai Estate Limited has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for Monowai Estate Limited. The...

18 October 2023

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Sai Restaurants Limited

Description: Sai Restaurants Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for
Sai Eatery. The primary...

16 October 2023

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Hawkers Private Limited

Description: Hawkers Private Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Bollywood Star. The primary busine...

16 October 2023

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St Leonard’s playground redevelopment welcomed by community

Hastings’ most recent redeveloped playground opened at the weekend, with equipment designed to reflect the rural...

16 October 2023

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Unwined Cafe Limited

Description: Unwined Cafe Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for The Gravels Eatery. The primary...

12 October 2023

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Parizara Limited

Description: Parizara Limited has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for Merchants Liquor Hastings. The...

12 October 2023

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Alcohol Ban

Public notice of temporary alcohol ban in relation to the Spring Racing Carnival

11 October 2023

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Cape Kidnappers Station Limited

Description: Cape Kidnappers Station Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for The Farm at Cape...

9 October 2023

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Liger Trader Limited

Description: Liger Trader Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Thai Niyom Eatery. The primary busine...

9 October 2023

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S & S Trading Co Limited

Description: S & S Trading Co Limited has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for Four Square Mahora. The...

6 October 2023

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Fermy Group Limited

Description: Fermy Group Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Mijita. The primary business is described...

5 October 2023

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TNT Restaurant Holdings Limited

Description: TNT Restaurant Holdings Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for Mamacita.

5 October 2023

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Brother Coffee Limited

Description: Brother Coffee Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for Brother. The primary busine...

4 October 2023

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Suna Vongsakul Limited

Description: Suna Vongsakul Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for Thai Orchid Restaurant. The...

3 October 2023

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Voluntary buy-outs set to commence

The voluntary buy-out of Category 3 residential properties across Hawke’s Bay is set to commence by the end of the...

3 October 2023

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Waiaroha – state of the art water treatment and more

The Waiaroha Heretaunga Discovery Centre, located on the corner of Southampton and Hastings Streets, will open to...

3 October 2023

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Blue Manna Investments

Description: Blue Manna Investments has applied for a new On Licence for Velocity Entertainment. The primary...

2 October 2023

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HGPD Limited

Description: HGPD Limited has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for New World Flaxmere. The primary...

30 September 2023

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Town and country combine for showtime!

The Hawke’s Bay A&P Show returns for its 160th year this month – presenting long-standing popular displays and...

29 September 2023

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Save the Date

Urban BBQ Festival, Taste Hastings and more!

29 September 2023

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Welcome to the Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival 2023

The idea behind 2023’s Festival is to bring us together in celebration of our community and to create as many...

29 September 2023

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Welcoming Communities survey

As part of its involvement in Immigration New Zealand’s Welcoming Communities programme, Hastings District Council...

29 September 2023

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Organised Chaos Aotearoa Limited

Description: Organised Chaos Aotearoa Limited has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for Organised Chao...

28 September 2023

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Funding for community resilience hubs

A back-up power generator, satellite mobile connector, bulk catering kit, emergency toilets and showers, AM/FM...

26 September 2023

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Beach House Wines Limited

Description: Beach House Wines Limited has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for Beach House Winery. The...

26 September 2023

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Lifeguards in training as part of Splash Planet reopening preparations

Two months out from opening, preparations to get Splash Planet ready for the summer season are well underway.

25 September 2023

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Malo 2019 Limited

Description: Malo 2019 Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for Malo. The primary business i...

25 September 2023

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Public Notice

Notice of Council meetings - October 2023

23 September 2023

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Road Closure

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF RUSSELL STREET & LYNDON ROAD – 11 NOVEMBER 2023

22 September 2023

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Village Vineyards Limited

Description: Village Vineyards Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Village Vineyards. The primary...

22 September 2023

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Road Closure

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF HERTAUNGA ST & WARREN ST – 10 NOVEMBER 2023

21 September 2023

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New funding will keep demo materials out of landfill

New Government funding to help divert construction and demolition waste away from landfill announced today is very...

21 September 2023

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Cyclone and increased normal business costs contribute to deficit

Hastings District Council has reported a $11.6 million deficit this year, mainly due to Cyclone Gabrielle cost...

21 September 2023

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Replenish & Co Limited

Description: Replenish & Co Limited has applied for a new Off Licence for Pompom Florals. The primary busine...

21 September 2023

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Hawkes Bay BBQ Limited

Description: Hawkes Bay BBQ Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for Bareknuckle BBQ. The primary...

19 September 2023

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Public Notice

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF OTENE ROAD

19 September 2023

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Village Vineyards Limited

Description: Village Vineyards Limited has applied for a Variation of an Off Licence for Village Vineyards. The...

18 September 2023

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Lindisfarne Proprietors Trust Board

Description: Lindisfarne Proprietors Trust Board has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for Lindisfarne...

18 September 2023

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Road Closure

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF Karamu Road on Sunday, 24 September 202

16 September 2023

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Road Closure

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE FOR ANNUAL BLOSSOM PARADE on Saturday, 23 September 2023

16 September 2023

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Hawke’s Bay Councils adopt Cyclone Gabrielle Category 3 Voluntary Buy-Out Policy

Hastings District Council and Napier City Council have today confirmed that both a Cyclone Gabrielle Category 3...

15 September 2023

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Blossom Queens back on parade

With a week to go the countdown is on to this year’s Blossom Fest – Hastings’ three-day extravaganza celebrating...

15 September 2023

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Waiaroha – a showcase of water safety and learning – to open soon

In just under a month the Waiaroha drinking water treatment and storage facility and discovery centre will be open...

14 September 2023

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Te Wiki o te reo Māori and more at Hastings facilities

While any day is the right day to begin your te reo learning journey, September and Te Wiki o te reo Māori offer...

12 September 2023

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Hastings contractors scoop national awards

This year’s Civil Contractors NZ Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards recognised two Hawke’s Bay companies for...

11 September 2023

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Frimley Park’s notable poplar tree to be removed due to failing health

The end of an era is nigh for a significant Hastings tree in Frimley Park, which after years of failing health i...

7 September 2023

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HB BMX Club opens new all-wheels pump track

A new track has opened at the Hawke’s Bay BMX Club in Havelock North that will provide a space for even more...

4 September 2023

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Gatland 2023 Limited

Description: Gatland 2023 Limited has applied for a new Off Licence for Four Square Te Mata. The primary...

4 September 2023

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PUBLIC NOTICE

RIGHT TO DEMAND A POLL ON ELECTORAL SYSTEM

2 September 2023

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Mayor's Message

Last month marked six months since Cyclone Gabrielle, and while there is still a long way to go in our recovery...

1 September 2023

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Repair Cafe a hit

The newly established Repair Café Hastings is making its way around Heretaunga Hastings, and so far its pop-up...

1 September 2023

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Hastings Blossom Parade 2023!

The countdown to the 2023 Hastings Blossom Parade is on, with this year’s event taking place on September 23 at...

1 September 2023

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150th Hastings anniversary celebrations continue

This month the commemoration of Hastings city’s 150th birthday continues with a variety of events giving an...

1 September 2023

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Civic Honours Awards for voluntary efforts

From supporters of arts and culture to a voluntary firefighter to a national advocate for young people and better...

1 September 2023

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HB Regional Museum Research and Archives Centre site blessed

After almost five years in the planning, construction will begin next week on the Hawke’s Bay Regional Museum...

1 September 2023

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Tourism Infrastructure Funding to progress cyclone repair projects

Tourism funding from the Government has been provisionally approved today, enabling Hastings District Council to...

1 September 2023

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Original team member farewells City Assist after 10 years’ service

After 10 years’ service to the community, one of the original members of the Hastings City Assist team is retiring...

30 August 2023

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Sandhu Brothers Limited

Description: Sandhu Brothers Limited has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for Big Barrel Stortford Lodge. ...

29 August 2023

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SKU Limited

Description: SKU Limited has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for SKU Limited. The primary business i...

29 August 2023

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Public Notice

Designation of areas for emergency management of buildings

28 August 2023

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Downs Apple Orchard Limited

Description: Downs Apple Orchard Limited has applied for a new Off Licence for Bostock Wines. The primary...

25 August 2023

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PUBLIC NOTICE

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF ELLWOOD ROAD

23 August 2023

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PUBLIC NOTICE

ROAD CLOSURE - TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF Karamu Road on Sunday, 24 September 2023

23 August 2023

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Vilaura Limited

Description: Vilaura Limited has applied for a new Off Licence for Vilaura. The primary business is described a...

18 August 2023

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Council’s Long Term Plan amendment consultation starts tomorrow

Consultation on Hastings District Council’s involvement in the voluntary purchasing of Category 3 residential...

17 August 2023

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Stonecroft Wines Limited

Description: Stonecroft Wines Limited has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for Stonecroft. The primary...

15 August 2023

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Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE OF EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL

14 August 2023

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Further steps forward in Hawke’s Bay’s recovery

The recent agreement on the terms of a cost-sharing arrangement between Councils and Government worth up to $556...

14 August 2023

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Golden Spring Hastings Limited

Description: Golden Spring Hastings Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Golden Spring Restaurant. The...

14 August 2023

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Ellis Wallace temporary bridge blessed and opened

The community joined mana whenua, contractors and Hastings District Council at Ellis Wallace Rd today to bless the...

11 August 2023

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Extraordinary HDC meeting to set consultation date

An extraordinary meeting will be held on Thursday next week to decide on a consultation process with the Hasting...

11 August 2023

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Students flock to Art Gallery education programmes

The winter months have not cooled the jets of the members of the educator team at Te Whare Toi o Heretaunga ...

10 August 2023

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Carr's Kitchen Limited

Description: Carr's Kitchen Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for Carr's Kitchen. The primary...

9 August 2023

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Redclyffe Bridge to open for restricted use

Redclyffe Bridge at Waiohiki will reopen to traffic from 11am on Tuesday, August 8, 2023, with weight and speed...

5 August 2023

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PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO TAKE LAND FOR LEGAL ROAD IN HASTINGS DISTRICT

5 August 2023

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Wesley Church Community Centre adds to Toitoi precinct

The new Wesley Methodist Church community centre on Hastings St was officially opened at the end of last month...

4 August 2023

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Hastings District main beneficiary of Crown funding

Hastings District will be the main beneficiary of a significant Cyclone recovery Crown funding agreement on the...

4 August 2023

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Hawke's Bay Councils finalise the terms of a cost-sharing agreement with the Government

A decision on how some of the most urgent cyclone recovery costs for Hawke’s Bay will be shared between central...

3 August 2023

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Village Trading Limited

Description: Village Trading Limited has applied for a new On Licence for St Martha. The primary business i...

3 August 2023

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Easthope Winegrowers Limited

Description: Easthope Winegrowers Limited has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for Easthope Winegrower...

3 August 2023

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Radburnd Cellars Limited

Description: Radburnd Cellars Limited has applied for a new Off Licence for Radburnd Cellars Limited. The...

2 August 2023

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Crystalline Vineyards Limited

Description: Crystalline Vineyards Limited has applied for a new Off Licence for Paragon Wines. The primary...

2 August 2023

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Hastings economy holding its own, despite cyclone

Spending is strong in Hastings, with the latest Marketview quarterly financial report showing the economy...

1 August 2023

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Hancock & Sons Limited

Description: Hancock & Sons Limited has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for Hancock & Sons. The primary...

1 August 2023

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Beachfront Mahia Limited

Description: Beachfront Mahia Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Te Mata Views Resort. The primary...

1 August 2023

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Toilet humour takes over Hastings Library’s storytime

Poos and farts get a giggle, in fact they are so popular with younger audiences that Hastings Library is bringing...

1 August 2023

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Mayor's message

It continues to be an incredibly difficult time for our people whose lives and livelihoods have dramatically...

31 July 2023

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Fresh new look and identity

If you are wondering about the different look for this issue of My Hastings, it’s part of an exciting, fresh new...

31 July 2023

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Hastings City Centre – what’s next?

What do you want see more of? What do you want to see less of? What projects do you think will add vibrancy to our...

31 July 2023

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Blooming good events on in Hastings this spring

Over the next couple of months, there’s a feast of fun events on offer to look forward to. Here is just a small...

31 July 2023

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Homes for our people – update

Almost four years on since Hastings District Council joined with central government, iwi, social service...

31 July 2023

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Hastings’ 150th anniversary celebrations

From planting a commemorative kahikatea tree to burying a time capsule (both in Cornwall Park), ballroom dancing...

31 July 2023

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Homeless hub a model of collaboration

Respect, trust and care for some of Hastings’ most vulnerable adults is the kaupapa behind the award-winning Kuhu...

30 July 2023

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Agsehjal Limited

Description: Agsehjal Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Panj Taara. The primary business is described...

28 July 2023

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Cyclone Gabrielle: the cost of recovery

For those displaced from their homes and communities, we are deeply aware this has been five months of waiting –...

27 July 2023

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KM & SB Supermarket Limited

Description: KM & SB Supermarket Limited has applied for a new Off Licence for New World Hastings. The primary...

25 July 2023

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Land categorisations continue to provide clarity for Hawke’s Bay communities

More than half of the residents located in provisional Category 2 and Category 3 areas across Hawke’s Bay have...

24 July 2023

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HDC adopts revised development contributions policy

Increases to development fees to pay for infrastructure to support the district’s growth will be phased in over...

21 July 2023

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Big Thinkers Limited

Description: Big Thinkers Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for Cranky Chicken. The primary...

21 July 2023

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Hastings council to review building consents activity

The impact of COVID-19, Cyclone Gabrielle and qualified staff shortages on Hastings District Council’s building...

20 July 2023

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Hastings mayor welcomes interim payment announcement

Hastings mayor Sandra Hazlehurst has welcomed the announcement today that the Government will provide an interim...

19 July 2023

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Rush Cottage Limited

Description: Rush Cottage Limited has applied for a Renewal with Variation for their On Licence for Black Barn...

19 July 2023

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Advintage Limited

Description: Advintage Limited has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for Advintage. The primary busine...

18 July 2023

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Dish Foods (NZ) Limited

Description: Dish Foods (NZ) Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for Dish Catering. The primary...

14 July 2023

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Matariki Holiday Hours - Friday 14 July

Here are the opening hours for Hastings District Council facilities and services on the Matariki holiday.

13 July 2023

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Whanganui mayor visits flood-affected communities

Whanganui residents have dug deep to support Hawke’s Bay communities that have been impacted by Cyclone Gabrielle...

13 July 2023

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On the road to a more sustainable, healthier Hastings

More than 20 schools have been selected for the first phase of Hastings District Council's Heretaunga Arakura –...

11 July 2023

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Heretaunga Hastings gets a fresh look

A fresh new look for Hastings is being rolled out.
The new identity will be used to promote Hastings District...

10 July 2023

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Off The Track Hospitality Limited

Description: Off The Track Hospitality Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Off The Track Restaurant and...

10 July 2023

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Kool Place Limited

Description: Kool Place Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for Taj Spice Indian Restaurant ...

10 July 2023

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Piku Limited

Description: Piku Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for Piku. The primary business i...

7 July 2023

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Hastings celebrates 150 years

The countdown is on to a truly auspicious occasion as the community readies to begin commemorating 150 years since...

5 July 2023

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Bridge building continues post-cyclone

Council’s roading teams and contractors continue to make steady progress restoring access over waterways where...

5 July 2023

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City centre revitalisation recognised with award win

Described as “the very essence of successful placemaking”, the 10-year regeneration of Hastings city’s East Block...

5 July 2023

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2023 Hawke's Bay Art Guide released

Arts Inc. Heretaunga and Creative Arts Napier have launched this year’s Hawke’s Bay Art Guide to help people...

5 July 2023

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Hastings City Centre – A collective vision coming to life

Hastings city centre has undergone a transformation over the past five years, and the vibrancy that’s been...

5 July 2023

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Sandra My Hastings

Message from the mayor

The past month has continued to be a huge challenge for people impacted by Cyclone Gabrielle as they get more...

5 July 2023

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CAB

New Hastings rates information in post and online

Property owners in Hastings will soon receive a Notice of Rating Valuation in the post, with an updated rating...

5 July 2023

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Hastings celebrates 150 years this weekend

The countdown is on to a truly auspicious occasion as the community readies to begin commemorating 150 years since...

4 July 2023

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Johns Bakery Limited

Description: Johns Bakery Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for John’s Bakery & Cafe. The...

4 July 2023

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244 Flaxmere Ave housing subdivision celebration

A new subdivision is now ready for houses to be built with the completion of groundworks at 244 Flaxmere Ave.

3 July 2023

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Support package for growers, farmers and businesses affected by North Island weather events

Earlier today, Ministers Robertson and McAnulty announced a support package for growers, farmers and businesse...

29 June 2023

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HDC 2023/24 Annual Plan adopted; focus on infrastructure

Hastings District Council adopted its Annual Plan 2023/2024 today, but the coming weeks and months will require...

29 June 2023

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Frimley water facility set to go

With the last phase of the on-site testing and commissioning of the Frimley drinking water storage and treatment...

27 June 2023

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Han's Grocer Limited

Description: Han's Grocer Limited has applied for a new Off Licence for Clive Four Square. The primary busine...

26 June 2023

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Phou and Chin Limited

Description: Phou and Chin Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Wright & Co. The primary business i...

23 June 2023

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Community engagement process underway following provisional land categorisation

A community engagement process involving Hawke’s Bay communities most impacted by Cyclone Gabrielle is now well...

22 June 2023

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Silt Recovery Taskforce making headway

The Silt Recovery Taskforce has supported hundreds of locals with cleaning up silt following Cyclone Gabrielle...

22 June 2023

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Padda Enterprises Limited

Description: Padda Enterprises Limited has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for Big Barrel Clive. The...

21 June 2023

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Former Cabinet Minister Chris Finlayson

Hawke’s Bay Councils appoint Chris Finlayson to lead Cyclone Gabrielle negotiating team

Hawke’s Bay’s five Councils have appointed former Cabinet Minister Chris Finlayson to lead their negotiating team...

20 June 2023

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Common or Garden Limited

Description: Common or Garden Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Common Room. The primary busine...

16 June 2023

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Council to consult on extended rates remission period for cyclone-affected properties

Rates remissions for owners of red and yellow-stickered properties could be extended for up to two years under a...

16 June 2023

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Youldes Mahora Limited

Description: Youldes Mahora Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for The Elbowroom Sports Bar. The...

15 June 2023

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Hastings city centre revitalisation earns top Local Government award

Described as “the very essence of successful placemaking”, the 10-year regeneration of Hastings city’s East Block...

13 June 2023

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Cornwall Park aviary upgrade complete

Cornwall Park’s aviary upgrade is complete with its residents enjoying having more space and extra features to...

13 June 2023

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Goodview (2012) Limited

Description: Goodview (2012) Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Cape View 4 Square. The primary...

9 June 2023

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Lot 2 Limited

Description: Lot 2 Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Lot 2. The primary business is described as a...

9 June 2023

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Havelock North Supermarket Limited

Description: Havelock North Supermarket Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Havelock North New...

8 June 2023

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Community invited to get involved in Hastings’ 150th commemorations

Hastings turns 150 this year and the call is out for people who want to be involved in commemorating this special...

7 June 2023

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Hawkes Bay Softball Association Incorporated

Description: Hawkes Bay Softball Association Incorporated has applied for a new Club Licence for Hawkes Bay...

3 June 2023

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Kings Birthday

King's Birthday Hours - Monday 5 June

Find out the opening hours for Council services and facilities on King's Birthday (Monday 5 June)

2 June 2023

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Samoa Independence Day celebrated in Hastings

Hastings’ Samoan community was celebrated today with a special ceremony held to acknowledge Samoa Independence Day.

2 June 2023

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Land categorisations provide clarity for communities across Hawke’s Bay

As leaders within Hawke’s Bay, we are pleased with today’s announcement of land categorisations which provide...

1 June 2023

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Govt to support councils with buyout and better protection of cyclone and flood affected properties

The Government will enter into a funding arrangement with councils in cyclone and flood affected regions to...

1 June 2023

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My Hastings – Mayor’s message

It’s more than three months since Cyclone Gabrielle hit and we continue to be focused on the district’s recovery.

31 May 2023

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Hastings council to invest in Splash Planet

Splash Planet is to undergo significant upgrades and equipment replacements ahead of opening for summer in...

31 May 2023

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Events lining up for Matariki

Ātea a Rangi, Waitangi Regional Park will again be hosting a galaxy of events to celebrate the Māori New Year thi...

31 May 2023

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My Walk in Wardrobe returns to Tōmoana Showgrounds

After a record-breaking event in Hastings last year, My Walk in Wardrobe is back at Tōmoana Showgrounds this month...

31 May 2023

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Refurbished Cornwall Park Tea Kiosk re-opened as community space

On May 18, the community joined councillors and other invited guests to officially open the Cornwall Park Tea...

31 May 2023

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Second award win for Flaxmere Park

Flaxmere Park has done it again – winning Recreation Aotearoa’s Most Active Park Award 2023.

31 May 2023

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More than 70 new New Zealand citizens welcomed at Hastings ceremony

A special ceremony was held at Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts and Events Centre last night to welcome 72 new citizen...

31 May 2023

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Indicative land categorisations a significant step in building back safer, stronger and smarter

Indicative land categorisations across Te-Matau-a-Māui Hawke’s Bay will be a significant step forward for enabling...

31 May 2023

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Glass recovery

Flat glass recovery at Heretaunga House a first for Hawke’s Bay

Deconstruction of Heretaunga House in central Hastings has begun inside the building, and in a region-first the...

31 May 2023

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Katipo Holding Company Limited

Description: Katipo Holding Company Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Katipo Distillery Co. The...

29 May 2023

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Godinho Brothers Limited

Description: Godinho Brothers Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for St Georges Restaurant. The primary...

29 May 2023

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HDC Public Notice

Public notice

Hastings District Designation Areas for Emergency Management of Buildings

26 May 2023

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Craft and Social Limited

Description: Craft and Social Limited has applied for a renewal with Variation for their Off Licence for Craft...

22 May 2023

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City Centre update - May 2023

The resource consent to demolish and redevelop the site at 206 Queen Street and 223 Heretaunga Street West ha...

22 May 2023

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Hastings council to invest in Splash Planet

Splash Planet is to undergo significant upgrades and equipment replacements ahead of opening for summer in...

19 May 2023

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New Road Signs

New directional road signs to include te reo Māori

Hastings District Council is set to replace more than 20 large, blue, road direction signs across the city centre...

19 May 2023

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Halite Wines Limited

Description: Halite Wines Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Halite Wines Limited. The primary...

19 May 2023

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Refurbished Cornwall Park tea kiosk re-opened as a community space

On Thursday, May 18, the community joined councillors and other invited guests to officially open the Cornwall...

18 May 2023

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Village Hospitality Limited

Description: Village Hospitality Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Turks Bar. The primary busine...

18 May 2023

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Red and Yellow stickers

Red and yellow-stickered property owners to get support payment

Owners of red and yellow stickered properties damaged by Cyclone Gabrielle in Hastings district will receive...

17 May 2023

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The Dosa Project Limited

Description: The Dosa Project Limited has applied for a new On Licence for CoLab Cafe. The primary business i...

13 May 2023

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Second award win for Flaxmere Park

Flaxmere Park has done it again – winning Recreation Aotearoa’s Most Active Park Award 2023.

12 May 2023

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Single and Co Limited

Description: Single and Co Limitedhas applied for a renewal Off Licence for Double by Single Wine. The primary...

12 May 2023

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Youth Week

Youth Week a chance to connect

An action-packed line up of free events is planned for Youth Week this month, celebrating the talents, passion and...

11 May 2023

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Maison Noire Limited

Description: Maison Noire Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Maison Noire Wines. The primary...

11 May 2023

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Cellar 495 Limited

Description: Cellar 495 Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Cellar 495. The primary business i...

11 May 2023

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Cellar 495 Limited

Description: Cellar 495 Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Cellar 495. The primary business i...

11 May 2023

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Council seeks external funding to recover costs of cyclone

In the immediate aftermath of Cyclone Gabrielle, Hastings District Council has spent a significant amount on...

11 May 2023

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King Charles III Coronation – Mayor’s speech

On Sunday, May 7, a ceremony was held in Cornwall Park to mark the coronation of King Charles III. The celebration...

8 May 2023

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Hastings bridge restoration and repairs making progress

Nearly three months on from Cyclone Gabrielle, work continues to progress on rebuilding the bridges, culverts and...

5 May 2023

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Hastings Samoa Friendship Agreement to build on existing connections

Hastings district is to enter into a Friendship Agreement with Falealili district in Samoa to develop friendly...

5 May 2023

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Hastings Mayoral Relief Fund helps those most affected by Cyclone Gabrielle

More than $150,000 has been allocated to groups and individuals through the Hastings Mayoral Relief Fund.

5 May 2023

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Community to feed into Heretaunga Hastings Locality Plan

In-depth discussions are about to start with more than 20 communities that were highly impacted from Cyclone...

4 May 2023

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Feedback sought on proposed rating valuation changes post-Cyclone Gabrielle

Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) with support from Hastings District Council is consulting on...

3 May 2023

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Tree planting ceremony in Hastings to mark coronation of King Charles III

This weekend Hastings District will be joining other councils and communities around the country commemorating the...

3 May 2023

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Government support welcomed by region's leaders

Hawke’s Bay leaders have welcomed the commitment for additional to help with silt and debris removal made today by...

3 May 2023

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Hastings Mayor Sandra Hazlehurst

Hawke’s Bay mayors respond to announcement of categories

Today’s Government announcement of the categories under which cyclone-hit areas will be assessed for future use i...

1 May 2023

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Mayor's message

Two and a half months on from the devastation of Cyclone Gabrielle, we remain grateful to our communities who...

27 April 2023

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Cyclone Gabrielle update

Working with our community, we continue to make progress building back from the devastation caused by Cyclone...

27 April 2023

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MyHastings May CleanUp

Government Cyclone Recovery Unit Information

The Government taskforce continues to work with councils and insurance companies to assess the risk status of...

27 April 2023

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All Black legend Sir John Kirwan lends support - Free event

All Black legend and Westpac NZ ambassador Sir John Kirwan is in Hawke’s Bay this month as part of a tour of the...

27 April 2023

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Gift from Guilin contains messages of support

A delivery of paintings from two schools in Guilin, Hastings’ Sister City in China, arrived at Frimley School...

27 April 2023

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Ali Harper sings Carole King

Christchurch-based singer Ali Harper will transform Toitoi’s Opera House into her living room in May, with the...

27 April 2023

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Deliciosa Limited

Description: Deliciosa Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Deliciosa Restaurant. The primary...

26 April 2023

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James Taylor Repair Cafe

Repair Cafe coming to Hastings

A new event that provides tools and opportunities to protect the environment and support sustainability is to open...

24 April 2023

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Clearview Estate Winery Limited

Description: Clearview Estate Winery Limited has applied for a renewal of their On and Off Licence for Clearview...

24 April 2023

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Anzac Day Hours 2023

Most Council services and facilities will be closed on Anzac Day although some will be open with reduced hours.

23 April 2023

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Anzac light projection highlights fallen soldiers

This year’s Anzac commemoration in Hastings city centre will again feature the popular Anzac Light Projection onto...

21 April 2023

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Change in approach to rates remission for yellow stickered properties

Hastings District Council has reviewed its cyclone-related rates remissions process, acknowledging the current...

21 April 2023

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Joint media release: Foodstuffs North Island and Hastings District Council

Foodstuffs North Island and Hastings District Council have mutually agreed to make the difficult decision to...

20 April 2023

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Hastings Youth Council for 2023 appointed

This year’s Hastings Youth Council has been confirmed, comprising 17 young people who will represent the...

18 April 2023

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CAB

Chief Executive role to be advertised

Under the Local Government Act, Council is required to undertake a review of the Chief Executive’s employment, at...

14 April 2023

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HB regional three waters model acknowledged in Minister’s announcement

Significant changes to the Government’s proposed Three Water Reforms, which will see Hawke’s Bay and Tairāwhiti...

13 April 2023

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Council urges rural communities to review winter preparedness plans post-cyclone

With winter on the doorstep, Hastings District Council is urging rural communities to make reviewing their winter...

13 April 2023

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Indian Summer Farms Limited

Description: Indian Summer Farms Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Indian Summer Farms Limited. ...

10 April 2023

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Silt collection, storage, and removal the focus of regional taskforce

A Silt Recovery Taskforce has been established to address the millions of cubic metres of silt that washed down...

6 April 2023

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Easter

Easter weekend opening hours

Find out the operating hours of Council's services and facilities during the Easter long weekend.

4 April 2023

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Renew

Community repair space to open in Hastings

This week dreams will come true for Re-New founder Julie Cronin as a new community workshop space opens in central...

4 April 2023

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My HastingsApril Bridge

Building bridges to reconnect communities

Amid the destruction caused by Cyclone Gabrielle, our district’s roads and bridges were severely impacted – with...

1 April 2023

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Jessica Petersen

Message to the people of Hawke’s Bay

It’s been a tough five weeks, but you have done well. Right now, the adrenaline will be dropping, and exhaustion...

1 April 2023

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Army at Showgrounds

Council takes over Tōmoana Showgrounds, site to be used for cyclone response

Hastings District Council will take over ownership of 40ha of Tōmoana Showgrounds on April 1, 2023, as the site...

1 April 2023

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Free theatre show comes to Toitoi this month

t’s been a tough couple of months in Te Matau-a-Māui, and we’re all in need of a good laugh and some escapism...

1 April 2023

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Holiday fun at Hastings libraries

Where did summer go? With the autumn school holidays on our doorstep, the Hastings Libraries team has been...

1 April 2023

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National swimming events coming to Hawke’s Bay

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Aquatic Centre will this month be hosting the 2023 Apollo Projects NZ Age Group Swimming...

1 April 2023

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O’Keefe loving ambassador role as community connector

Henare O’Keefe is hitting his stride as the Hastings Ambassador, six months on from stepping down as Flaxmere ward...

1 April 2023

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Council takes over Tōmoana Showgrounds, planning for future starts

Hastings District Council will take over ownership of 40ha of Tōmoana Showgrounds on April 1, 2023, as the site...

31 March 2023

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Pop-up cellar door at Hastings isite

For the month of April, the Hastings isite and Visitor Information Centre will double as a pop-up cellar door for...

29 March 2023

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Two rangatahi chosen for Tuia mentoring programme

Two rangatahi have been selected for this year’s Tuia mayoral mentoring programme, designed to unleash the...

27 March 2023

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Linden Estate Winery Limited

Description: Linden Estate Winery Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Linden Estate Winery. The...

24 March 2023

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Mealdeals Limited

Description: Mealdeals Limited has applied for a new On Licence for King St Sports Bar. The primary business i...

24 March 2023

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Theatre Hawkes Bay Incorporated

Description: Theatre Hawkes Bay Incorporated has applied for a variation to increase hours of an On Licence for...

24 March 2023

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Stand together with Hawke’s Bay in black and white

On Thursday, April 6, the community is invited to show solidarity with everyone in Hawke’s Bay as it recovers from...

24 March 2023

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Civic Honours 2022

Civic Honours Awards nominations now open

Nominations are now open for Hastings District Council’s 2023 Civic Honours Awards.

22 March 2023

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Clive Rugby & Sports Club Incorporated

Clive Rugby & Sports Club Incorporated
Date: 22/03/2023

Status: OPEN
Notification Expiry: ...

22 March 2023

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Opera Kitchen Limited

Description: Opera Kitchen Limited has applied for a Renewal with variation for their On Licence for Opera Kitchen...

17 March 2023

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Response to recovery – what does it mean?

This week Minister for Emergency Management Kieran McAnulty announced we are moving into a national transition...

14 March 2023

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Silt

Silt collection FAQs

To advise an address for rural or residential silt collection please call 0800 108 838 and press '2' for...

14 March 2023

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Bulk storage tanks helping to fuel resilience for Kaweka and Tūtira ward communities

Residents from communities in the Kaweka and Tūtira rural wards will have regular access to a fuel supply with the...

11 March 2023

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Flood damaged items collection in full swing

Crews collecting and disposing of flood damaged household items after Cyclone Gabrielle are working their way...

10 March 2023

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Silt

Sites and systems identified for silt disposal

A number of logistical issues have been worked through to enable cyclone-related silt disposal.

10 March 2023

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CS and JME Dobson Partnership

Description: CS and JME Dobson Partnership has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Winetrust. The primary...

8 March 2023

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Hastings rural roads and bridges estimated reopening dates

Restoring access to rural communities cut off by the Cyclone remains one of Hastings District Council’s most...

6 March 2023

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Boil water reminder for Whirinaki/Esk

Whirinaki residents may have noticed that their drinking water supply is returning intermittently.
Hasting...

2 March 2023

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Rush Floods

Counting the cost of ex-Cyclone Gabrielle

Hastings district has been hit hard by ex-Cyclone Gabrielle, and the cost of the essential response and recovery...

2 March 2023

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Combined effort reaching out to rural communities

While life has somewhat returned to normal for many parts of urban Hastings following Cyclone Gabrielle, it i...

2 March 2023

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Public Notice

COUNCIL MEETINGS - March 2023

Here are the council meeting scheduled for March.

1 March 2023

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Clive Hotel Limited

Description: Clive Hotel Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for Clive Hotel. The primary...

1 March 2023

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Road closures update - 12pm Wednesday 1 March

View the latest road closure information

28 February 2023

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Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE

28 February 2023

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Generous donations boost supplies for those in need

The Rotorua Aero Club flew into Hawke’s Bay this weekend, their planes full of supplies to support the local...

26 February 2023

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Kerbside Recycling Number 5s 2022

Council to resume full kerbside recycling collection service

Hasting District Council will resume kerbside recycling services from Monday, February 27.

25 February 2023

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Clubs Hastings Incorporated

Description: Clubs Hastings Incorporated has applied for a renewal Club Licence for Clubs Hastings Incorporated. ...

25 February 2023

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HDC Cyclone Gabrielle flood-damaged waste update

Hastings District Council is now collecting its residents’ flood-damaged household goods for free

22 February 2023

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Bistro Limited

Description: Bistro Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Black Barn Bistro. The primary business i...

22 February 2023

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cyclone waste

No landfill or transfer station access

Please don’t take waste to the Henderson Rd or Redclyffe Transfer Stations, or the Ōmarunui Landfill.

18 February 2023

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Hastings Tennis and Squash Club Incorporated

Description: Hastings Tennis and Squash Club Incorporated has applied for a renewal Club Licence for Hasting...

18 February 2023

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Hawke’s Bay Disaster Relief Trust re-activated

Hawke’s Bay Mayors have today reactivated the regional Disaster Relief Trust, making it easy for people from...

17 February 2023

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HDC rubbish and recycling update

Cyclone Gabrielle has caused major damage to our waste and recycling facilities. Ōmarunui Landfill has been closed...

17 February 2023

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Water Faucet

Where we're at with water

The Hastings drinking water supply is operational and continues to supply safe drinking water to Hasting...

15 February 2023

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A Winning Influence (NZ) Limited

Description: A Winning Influence (NZ) Limited has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for Lusostore. The...

10 February 2023

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Flaxmere Rugby and Sports Club Incorporated

Description: Flaxmere Rugby and Sports Club Incorporated has applied for a renewal Club Licence for Flaxmere...

4 February 2023

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Hastings community gathers to commemorate 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake

Hawke’s Bay 1931 earthquake survivor Peter Price was just two years old at the time of the disaster, but remember...

3 February 2023

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Manioro

Manioro event inspires Rainbow Hawke’s Bay community

More than 1000 people packed out Functions on Hastings at the Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts and Events Centre last...

3 February 2023

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PK Gisborne Limited

Description: PK Gisborne Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Bollywood Hastings. The primary...

2 February 2023

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Message from the mayor

Happy New Year everyone! I hope you have had a wonderful break over Christmas and New Year and enjoyed happy time...

1 February 2023

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Hastings welcomes back iconic equestrian event

Since 1999 the region has played host to thousands of horses and riders who come from across the country to stake...

1 February 2023

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Recollect

A new website has been launched to give people free online access to the Hastings District Libraries community...

1 February 2023

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Hastings Does Deco

Did you know Hastings does Deco too? Yes that’s right, just 20 minutes from Napier is another world of Art Deco...

1 February 2023

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It’s Flaxmere’s Time!

Flaxmere is on a roll and some exciting developments were celebrated at the end of last year.

1 February 2023

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Work to start on Cornwall Park aviary upgrade

The Cornwall Park aviary upgrade began at the end of January – an improvement of the existing site as set out in...

1 February 2023

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Water Update

Work on every element of Waiaroha – Hastings’ drinking water storage and treatment facility – is well underway...

1 February 2023

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Albany Murdoch Library

New website gives online access to Hastings Libraries’ community archives

A new website has been launched to give people free online access to the Hastings District Libraries community...

1 February 2023

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Feed Catering Limited

Description: Feed Catering Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Valley d'Vine Restaurant. The primary...

1 February 2023

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Are you ready to get FutureFit?

New Zealand’s first gamified carbon footprint tool is now freely available in Hawke’s Bay.

FutureFit is an...

1 February 2023

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2023 Waitangi Day hours

Find out what hours our council facilities are open over the Waitangi Day weekend.

30 January 2023

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Cornwall Park aviary

Work to start on Cornwall Park aviary upgrade

The Cornwall Park aviary upgrade will begin next week, providing an improved environment for this much-loved...

27 January 2023

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Haha Wine Company Limited

Description: Haha Wine Company Limited has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for Haha Wine Company Limited...

27 January 2023

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splash planet

Staff shortages necessitate early Splash Planet 2022/23 season closure

Splash Planet will be closing after Waitangi weekend, rather than reducing to weekends only as a result of staff...

27 January 2023

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Te Mata Estate Winery Limited

Description: Te Mata Estate Winery Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Te Mata Estate Winery. The...

26 January 2023

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Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE

24 January 2023

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HB Cricket Camp

Howzat! Hundreds pad up in Hastings

This year’s unseasonably wet conditions may have created some logistical challenges for the annual Hawke’s Bay...

20 January 2023

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Public notice

Notice of impounding and of proposed sale of impounded stock

18 January 2023

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News in 2022

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Hastings Heroes recognised

A special event was held recently for Hastings District Council to thank the many voluntary individuals and group...

22 December 2022

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Level 3 water restrictions for Waimārama

With the busy summer season approaching, and with it the annual influx of visitors, Level 3 water restrictions are...

21 December 2022

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Crowds flock to new Flaxmere Skate Plaza opening celebration

Hundreds of people headed to Flaxmere Park at the weekend to celebrate the opening of the new Flaxmere Skate Plaza...

19 December 2022

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Hastings District Council

Description: Hastings District Council has applied for a renewal On Licence for Hastings City Art Gallery. The...

17 December 2022

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frimley rmp adopted

Frimley Park 10-year Reserve Management Plan adopted

A new sensory garden, expanded playground, extended pathway network and more parking spaces are among the...

16 December 2022

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HDC Public Notice

Notice of Council meetings December 2022

The following meetings are held in the Council Civic Administration Building, 207 Lyndon Road East, Hasting...

16 December 2022

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Appleborn Limited

Description: Appleborn Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Three Wise Birds Garden Bar. The primary...

16 December 2022

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smart water meter

Smart meters will provide better data

Adding smart metering to the existing mechanical water meter network will begin to give Hastings District Council...

15 December 2022

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244 Flaxmere Ave complete

Preferred developers for Flaxmere homes selected

Two preferred development partners have been selected to build new homes at 244 Flaxmere Ave, where the...

15 December 2022

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A & K Keats Partnership

Description: A & K Keats Partnership has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Cornucopia Natural Foods. The...

14 December 2022

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HDC Public Notice

Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE- TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF EASTBOURNE STREET & KARAMU ROAD – 16 FEBRUARY 2023

14 December 2022

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HDC Public Notice

Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE - TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF HASTINGS STREET – 16 & 17 MARCH 2023

14 December 2022

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Frimley blessing

Frimley water storage and treatment plant blessed

The completed Frimley water treatment and storage facility was blessed today marking a “huge milestone” along...

14 December 2022

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Mayors vow to continue collaborating to achieve the best three waters outcomes for Hawke’s Bay

The Government’s plans for transferring responsibility for three waters services from councils to four new...

13 December 2022

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Whakatū water treatment facility and upgraded playground complete

A major milestone has been reached with the last of the small community drinking water upgrades now complete – and...

9 December 2022

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Cape Kidnappers Station Limited

Description: Cape Kidnappers Station Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for The Clubhouse at Cape...

8 December 2022

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Vitis Divine Limited

Description: Vitis Divine Limited has applied for a Renewal with variation for their Off Licence for Decibel...

8 December 2022

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Thirsty Bull Limited

Description: Thirsty Bull Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Thirsty Liquor Hastings. The primary...

7 December 2022

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Funding boost for future safekeeping of regional collection

The development of a new facility to house the Hawke’s Bay Regional Museum collection has taken a major step...

7 December 2022

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Large directional road signs to be replaced on Hastings CBD ring road

Hastings District Council is set to replace more than 20 large, blue, road direction signs across the city centre...

6 December 2022

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Council makes strategic acquisition of two inner city buildings

Hastings District Council has bought two inner city buildings to support future development opportunities in...

5 December 2022

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Forager Inc Limited

Description: Forager Inc Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Hopesgrove. The primary business i...

5 December 2022

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Leela May Katene Ranginui of Hastings Central School

More Hastings students to walk, cycle and scooter to school

A Hastings District Council programme to encourage healthier, low emissions transport to school has received a...

4 December 2022

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Public Notice

Public Notice

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF TE MATA PEAK ROAD on Saturday, 25 February 2023

3 December 2022

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Gavin Carl Yortt

Description: Gavin Carl Yortt has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Squawking Magpie Wines. The primary...

2 December 2022

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Christmas and New Year 2022/23 operating hours

Council services and facilities will be operating during the Christmas and New Year holidays although some will...

1 December 2022

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Santas grotto toitoi

Santa’s Grotto open for visitors at Toitoi

Santa’s coming to town, and starting from today is looking forward to meeting children and families at his special...

1 December 2022

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A A Corban Assocs Limited

Description: A A Corban Assocs Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for AC Wines. The primary busine...

1 December 2022

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Mayor Sandra in CBD

Message from the mayor

As we approach the end of another busy year, there’s much to be excited about for our district – Heretaunga...

1 December 2022

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Come meet Santa at Toitoi!

Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts & Events Centre has a special guest in the house, waiting to welcome visitors and spread...

1 December 2022

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Carols in Cornwall

Cornwall Park will once again be fill to the brim with festive song and cheer this month with the welcome return...

1 December 2022

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Fiesta of Lights

This year’s Fiesta of Lights at Tomoana Showgrounds will kick off on December 17 – lighting up Tomoana Showground...

1 December 2022

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Christmas decorations, lights and more

Across Hastings, signs of Christmas are well and truly here with the annual decorations installed to bring some...

1 December 2022

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Reduce waste this silly season

While it is a wonderful time of year, the holiday season can be pretty wasteful.

1 December 2022

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Time to think about conserving water

With summer upon us, Hastings and Napier residents are being urged to use less water to help reduce the...

1 December 2022

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Hastings District rating valuations delayed

Districtwide property revaluations are currently being audited and the updated rating valuations for Hastings will...

1 December 2022

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What’s on at Toitoi over summer

What’s on at Toitoi over summer

1 December 2022

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New exhibition opens at Te Whare Toi

Connections between people, place and imagination are examined in a new exhibition by Wellington-based Ngāti...

1 December 2022

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Christmas Cheer Appeal 2022

Council is proudly supporting the Hastings Christmas Cheer Appeal this year. We want all of our Hastings whānau...

30 November 2022

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Lawrie Cooke Playground Opening

New Lawrie Cooke Reserve and playground pays homage to local orcharding history

Several generations of the Cooke family along with industry friends and neighbours gathered last weekend for the...

29 November 2022

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Bombing competition “frees the manu”

They came, they bombed, they cheered, they played … it was all go at the Havelock North Village Green and pool...

28 November 2022

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Public Notice

Public Notice

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF Elwood Rd, Kenilworth Rd, Harlech St, Conway St, Caroline Pl, Woodstock Ave, Warwick Pl...

26 November 2022

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Aotearoa New Zealand Fine Wine Estates L.P

Description: Aotearoa New Zealand Fine Wine Estates L.P has applied for a renewal of their On Licence and Off...

25 November 2022

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Free concert to showcase students' violin and cello skills

Students of the Orokohanga Music Trust will be putting on a public concert this week to showcase the violin and...

22 November 2022

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Hastings district rating revaluations delayed

Hastings district’s rating revaluations have been delayed due to a number of factors, to help ensure greater...

22 November 2022

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Star of India Bay Limited

Description: Star of India Bay Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Star of India Restaurant and...

18 November 2022

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Power of music infuses dance workshop at Toitoi

The power of music and dance to help people with disabilities connect to their creativity was on show recently at...

17 November 2022

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Gengy's Hastings Limited

Description: Gengy's Hastings Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Gengy's Hastings Mongolian BBQ...

16 November 2022

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Mai Manu bombing competition to find Hastings’ Manu Master

The call is out for the Hastings Manu Bomb Master, with an upcoming competition a chance for someone to take out...

15 November 2022

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Waiwhare Community Centre Incorporated

Description: Waiwhare Community Centre Incorporated has applied for a renewal Club Licence for Waiwhare Community...

15 November 2022

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Pure Catering Limited

Description: Pure Catering Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Havelock North Function Centre. The...

14 November 2022

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Dolce Vista Limited

Description: Dolce Vista Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence and Off Licence for Dolce Vista. ...

12 November 2022

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Godsown Brewery Limited

Description: Godsown Brewery Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Godsown Brewery. The primary...

11 November 2022

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Keep cool in the pools this summer

Nothing says summer in Hawke’s Bay more than Splash Planet, and on Monday the popular attraction will re-open and...

10 November 2022

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City centre update - November 2022

Preparations are underway to install Christmas decorations around the city centre streets and open a Santa’...

10 November 2022

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John Popplestone

Wastewater treatment plant open day

The annual East Clive wastewater treatment plant open day is coming up – a chance to get a behind-the-scenes tour...

9 November 2022

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Terrata Estate Limited

Description: Terrata Estate Limited has applied for a renewal of their On and Off Licence for De la Terre Winery...

9 November 2022

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Tatou Mokopuna Limited

Description: Tatou Mokopuna Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Gannets Bar and Grill.. The primary...

9 November 2022

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Planners call for feedback on District Plan change

Hastings District Council planners are encouraging Hastings residents to take some time to understand an upcoming...

8 November 2022

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Book now to drop off your hazardous waste at the HazMobile

The HazMobile will be back on November 20 for Hastings and Napier residents to safely dispose of their hazardou...

7 November 2022

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Black Betty BBQ Limited

Description: Black Betty BBQ Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Black Betty BBQ. The primary...

4 November 2022

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Friends and whānau join Hastings councillors at inaugural meeting for new term

The Hastings district councillors and Rural Community Board members for the next triennium were officially...

3 November 2022

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Taste Hastings street party

Wine, food, live music and fun are all on the menu for the F.A.W.C! Taste Hastings event taking place in East...

3 November 2022

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Mazowe Investments Limited

Description: Mazowe Investments Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Birdwoods Gallery. The primary...

3 November 2022

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HDC Public Notice

Public Notice

Here are the Council meetings taking place in November 2022.

2 November 2022

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HDC Public Notice

Public Notice

Public Notice of Plan Change 5 to the Hastings District Plan - Right Homes, Right Place

2 November 2022

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Proposed plan change will allow more houses to be built in smaller areas

Changes to the way Hastings’ urban areas are developed are being proposed, and people have until November 25 to...

2 November 2022

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three waters reform

Mayors hope Prime Minister’s comments signal Government will now consider the Hawke’s Bay solution for Three Waters Service Delivery

Hawke’s Bay’s Mayors say they are encouraged by the Prime Minister’s comments yesterday indicating Government i...

2 November 2022

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Message from the mayor

It’s our time in Hastings – Spring – a time of new beginnings and new opportunities.

1 November 2022

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Public art – uplifting and connecting

Vibrant and thriving cities often have art at their centre, and in Hastings several public art projects over the...

1 November 2022

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Rose Sunday

It’s that time of the year again – to kick back and smell the roses at Rose Sunday in Frimley Park on November 6.

1 November 2022

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Village Pool

Manu bombing competition

Are you the Hastings Manu Master? This is your chance to show off your Manu bomb skills! #hastingsmanumaster

1 November 2022

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Get ready for Splash

Splash Planet will open for the 2022/2023 summer season on Monday November 14!

1 November 2022

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Rib Demo

Meat, fire and all things BBQ

Hawke’s Bay’s very own Urban BBQ Festival hits the Tōmoana Showgrounds on Saturday, November 19. Starting from...

1 November 2022

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Hi-tech drinking water facility for Waipātiki

Waipātiki residents got a close look at the community’s brand new water treatment facility last month, the sixth...

1 November 2022

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Village Pool

Summer expansion of the Super Swim Initiative

Reduced entry prices for senior swimmers to the Aquatics Hastings Pools in Clive and Flaxmere has been so...

1 November 2022

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Waste Water Treatment Plant

Wastewater treatment plant open day

The annual East Clive wastewater treatment plant open day is coming up – a chance to get a behind-the-scenes tour...

1 November 2022

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Piku Limited

Description: Piku Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Piku Limited. The primary business i...

1 November 2022

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Zeelandt Brewing Company Limited

Description: Zeelandt Brewing Company Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Zeelandt Brewery. The...

1 November 2022

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Cone and Flower Limited

Description: Cone and Flower Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Cone and Flower Garden Bar. The...

1 November 2022

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Pick the Bay expo showcases harvest job opportunities

The Tōmoana Showgrounds Hawke’s Bay is the venue for another Pick the Bay job expo being held this Thursday to...

31 October 2022

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The Big Apple Project reaches fruitful conclusion with successful auction

The Big Apple Project came to a spectacular conclusion last night, with an auction for the artworks netting just...

27 October 2022

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MJ UKA Foods Limited

Description: MJ UKA Foods Limited applied for a Variation to their Off Licence for Te Mata Four Square. The...

26 October 2022

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pregnancy help

Waste Minimisation Fund applications open

Attention waste minimisation advocates. It’s time to get your application into Hastings District Council’s Waste...

25 October 2022

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Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE

Public notice of Plan Change 4 to the Hastings district plan - Te Mate prohibited building area

22 October 2022

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Askerne Estate Winery Limited

Description: Askerne Estate Winery Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence and Off Licence for Askerne. ...

19 October 2022

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Atrium at Tribune Limited

Description: Atrium at Tribune Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Atrium at Tribune. The primary...

19 October 2022

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waipatiki

Hi-tech drinking water facility for Waipātiki

Waipātiki residents got a close look at the community’s brand new water treatment facility on Saturday, October 15.

19 October 2022

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Government infrastructure funding boost to enable 4000 new homes in Hastings

A new tranche of government infrastructure housing is set to enable around 4000 new homes across multiple...

14 October 2022

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Kartsport Hawkes Bay Incorporated

Description: Kartsport Hawkes Bay Incorporated applied for a renewal of their Club Licence for Kartsport Hawke...

14 October 2022

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NLVPC Limited

Description: NLVPC Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Wright & Co. The primary busine...

13 October 2022

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Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE

Public notice of temporary alcohol ban in relation to the Spring Racing Carnival

12 October 2022

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summerfield

Council roadshow provides info on more homes

Changes to the way we develop Hastings urban areas are being proposed, and to help the community get information...

12 October 2022

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Hamish and Peran at Splash Planet

Council staff member a valued addition to the Splash Planet team

October is World Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a chance to recognise the benefits of inclusion and having a...

12 October 2022

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Aotearoa New Zealand Fine Wine Estates

Description: Aotearoa New Zealand Fine Wine Estates has applied for a renewal On Licence and Off Licence for ...

12 October 2022

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Aubyn Live Theatre Incorporated

Description: Aubyn Live Theatre Incorporated has applied for a new On Licence for Aubyn Live Theatre. The...

11 October 2022

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New life for old buildings on Queen and Heretaunga Sts West proposed

There are exciting plans afoot for the western end of Hastings city, where a proposed new development will add to...

11 October 2022

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CBD 0016

2022 Hawke's Bay Anniversary & Labour Weekend Hours

Here are the long weekend hours for Council services and facilities.

11 October 2022

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AJ Holdings HB Limited

Description: AJ Holdings HB Limited applied for a renewal of their On Licence for The Horse and Hound. The...

10 October 2022

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Bruce William Jans on behalf of Taheke Trust

Description: Bruce William Jans on behalf of Taheke Trust applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Linden...

10 October 2022

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Sai Restaurants Limited

Description: Sai Restaurants Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Sai Eatery. The primary business i...

8 October 2022

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Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE

Public Notice of application concerning resource consent RMA20220352
Section 95A of the Resource Management Act...

7 October 2022

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Mary Doyle Trust Lifecare Complex

Description: Mary Doyle Trust Lifecare Complex applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Riverstones Cafe. ...

7 October 2022

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Brother Coffee Limited

Description: Brother Coffee Limited has applied for a New On Licence for Brother. The primary business i...

7 October 2022

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S & S Trading Co Limited

Description: S & S Trading Co Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Four Square Mahora. ...

6 October 2022

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Elephant Hill Holdings Limited

Description: Elephant Hill Holdings Limited applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Elephant Hill Winery. ...

5 October 2022

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Elephant Hill Holdings Limited

Description: Elephant Hill Holdings Limited applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Elephant Hill Winery. ...

5 October 2022

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Toitoi twinning

Digital twinning of Toitoi takes IPWEA award

Taking state-of-the-art technology used almost exclusively to design and construct new builds until now and...

5 October 2022

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Departing Hastings councillors farewelled at final meeting for triennium

At its last full council meeting ahead of the close of the voting period for this year’s local government...

4 October 2022

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Council adopts proposed plan change for eastern face of Te Matā Peak

A proposed plan change to prohibit new buildings on the eastern face of Te Matā Peak, from Waimārama Rd to the...

4 October 2022

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Hawkes Bay Classic Motorcycle Club Incorporated

Description: Hawkes Bay Classic Motorcycle Club Incorporated has applied for a renewal of their Club Licence for...

3 October 2022

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Welcome to the Hawke's Bay Arts Festival

Nau mai, haere mai ki te Ahurei Toi o Te Matau a Maui

We are very excited to see the return of a full programme...

1 October 2022

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Playgrounds update

Across the district we’re installing new, or upgrading existing playgrounds – it’s a big programme of work and...

1 October 2022

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MyHastings October WaterUpdate

Drinking water update

The upgrade of our reticulated drinking water systems is nearing the finish line. By July next year, the whole...

1 October 2022

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MyHastings October BlossomFest

A fabulous Blossom Fest

Thousands of happy punters took part in this year’s Blossom Fest spectacular to enjoy all that was on offer over a...

1 October 2022

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Thirty new citizens welcomed at special ceremony

Thirty Hastings residents celebrated a huge milestone last night, formally becoming citizens of Aotearoa New...

30 September 2022

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Booster Wine Group Limited Partnership

Description: Booster Wine Group Limited Partnershiphas applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Sileni...

30 September 2022

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Booster Wine Group Limited Partnership

Description: Booster Wine Group Limited Partnershiphas applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Sileni...

28 September 2022

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Cape Coast

Coastal study for building assessment underway

A new coastal inundation study that will be used by the Napier and Hastings councils to set residential building...

23 September 2022

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HGPD Limited

Description: HGPD Limited has applied for a new Off Licence for New World Flaxmere. The primary business i...

22 September 2022

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HDC Queen Image Edited

Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Day Hours - Monday 26 Sept

Here are the opening hours for Hastings District Council facilities and services on the Queen Elizabeth 11...

21 September 2022

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Mayor and Queen

Hastings Civic Memorial Service for Queen Elizabeth II

A Civic Memorial Service is to be held in Hastings to honour Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday...

20 September 2022

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Sunshine Enterprises Limited

Description: Sunshine Enterprises Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Thirsty Liquor Havelock North...

20 September 2022

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Public Notice

COUNCIL MEETINGS - October 2022

Here are the council meetings for October 2022

17 September 2022

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New appointment to Te Mata Park Trust board

A new appointment has been made to the Te Mata Park Trust board to fill a vacancy that was left with the departure...

16 September 2022

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Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF Heretaunga St & Warren St – 4 November 2022

16 September 2022

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Hastings Youth Strategy adopted

Supporting and investing in the young people of Hastings district is the aim of a new Youth Strategy that sets out...

16 September 2022

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Azzurri Hospitality Limited

Description: Azzurri Hospitality Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Alessandro’s Pizzeria. ...

16 September 2022

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frimley water storage and treatment

Loan funding approved to complete drinking water projects

As Hastings’ major drinking water network upgrade nears completion mid-next year, Covid-related contractual delay...

15 September 2022

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Silverleaf Olives Limited

Description: Silverleaf Olives Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Hawkes Ridge Wine...

14 September 2022

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tradie breakfast

New waste-focused breakfast event series a hit with industry

Reducing waste from demolition and construction activities is a key focus of Hastings District Council’s Waste...

13 September 2022

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Housing demand and Government legislation prompts Plan Change

Hastings district is growing – more people are coming to live and work here and more houses are needed to meet...

13 September 2022

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Jemma Russell

Emerging leader giving back to community

Jemma Russell is the first Napier recipient of the Annie Aranui Scholarship, aimed at enabling and supporting...

13 September 2022

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Mayfair School planter boxes

Safer, Healthier School Journeys for Hastings Students

More Hastings students will soon be walking, cycling, or scooting to school, with Hastings District Council...

8 September 2022

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The Premium Liquor Company Limited

Description: The Premium Liquor Company Limited has applied for a New On Licence and Off Licence for Shed Five...

7 September 2022

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Landmarks Daffodil planting

Landmarks members plant over 600 daffodil bulbs

A small band of Landmarks members planted over 600 daffodil bulbs at the beginning of April 2022 under the...

6 September 2022

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James Foy Sumatran Tiger

Fotofest photography event hits Hastings

What happens when a group of friends that share the love of photography start to plan an
event that bring...

5 September 2022

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Rush Munro’s moving to Albert Square

Iconic Hastings business Rush Munro’s is moving into the heart of Hastings city, after 90 years at its present...

2 September 2022

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MyHastings September muni opening

Thousands attend Municipal Building celebrations

Over 4,000 people came out to celebrate the reopening the Municipal Building last month, and what a celebration it...

1 September 2022

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SKU Limited

Description: SKU Limited has applied for a new Off Licence for SKU Limited. The primary business is described...

1 September 2022

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Karawhiua te reo Māori challenge at Hastings District Libraries

Hastings District Libraries’ annual Karawhiua challenge to encourage the use of te reo Māori starts today...

1 September 2022

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Hawke’s Bay Racing Incorporated

Description: Hawke’s Bay Racing Incorporated has applied for a Renewal with variation for their On Licence for...

1 September 2022

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Fotofest

Fotofest 2022

Hastings city centre windows, retail and vacant spaces will be coming live this month with print and on-screen...

31 August 2022

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Transport to Delight the 2022 Hastings Blossom Parade

Spring has sprung early in Hawke’s Bay with trees laden with blossom already appearing, heralding the start of the...

31 August 2022

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Fairy tale inspires float

The Indonesian Community in Hawke’s Bay is delighted to be part of Blossom Parade 2022 after last year’...

31 August 2022

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Te Wiki o Te Reo 2022

Celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

For most of the 20th century the New Zealand government discouraged, banned and made it socially unacceptable to...

31 August 2022

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General Distributors Limited

Description: General Distributors Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Countdown Hastings. ...

29 August 2022

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New $21m Flaxmere New World step closer

The construction of a brand-new New World in Flaxmere is now one step closer, with Foodstuffs North Island...

26 August 2022

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Flaxmere Assist celebrates sixth birthday

Flaxmere Assist has turned six-years-old and to mark the occasion a small celebration was held at Hasting...

25 August 2022

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AG Mangapapa Investment Limited

Description: AG Mangapapa Investment Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Mangapapa Hotel...

25 August 2022

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AG Mangapapa Investment Limited

Description: AG Mangapapa Investment Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Mangapapa Hotel. ...

25 August 2022

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Clink Drink Limited

Description: Clink Drink Limited has applied for a renewal of a Remote seller Off Licence for Clink Drink. The...

24 August 2022

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Havelock North Wanderers Association Football Club

Description: Havelock North Wanderers Association Football Club has applied for a renewal of their Club Licence...

23 August 2022

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Village Green Japonica tree to be replaced

The large Japonica tree that is a major landmark on the Havelock North Village Green has reached the end of it...

23 August 2022

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Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF Ellwood Road – 21 October 2022

22 August 2022

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Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF THE FOLLOWING: Gimblett Road – 25 September 2022,
Te Onepu Road – 12 November 2022, Otene...

22 August 2022

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Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF Prospect Road – 15 October 2022

22 August 2022

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Public Notice

COUNCIL MEETINGS - September 2022

Here are the council meetings for September 2022

22 August 2022

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Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF Karamu Rd & Heretaunga St – 25 September 2022

18 August 2022

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skate plaza groundworks

Flaxmere Skate Plaza design elements to reflect local culture and environment

Four months in, construction of the new Flaxmere skate plaza is well underway, with the facility set to have...

18 August 2022

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Hawkes Bay Farmers Co Op Mural

New inner city mural hearkens to district’s rural past

A building with a strong link to rural Hawke’s Bay and Hastings city has had its history brought to life with a...

12 August 2022

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Hastings District Council election nominations

Nominations closed for candidates for the 2022 Hastings District Council local government elections at midday...

12 August 2022

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kauri place

Celebration for completion of 40 new houses in Hastings

The completion of 40 new houses in Kauri Place, Hastings, by Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities was celebrated...

11 August 2022

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Civic Honours 2022

Civic Honours Awards recognise tireless community volunteers

A special event was held last night to recognise 20 individuals who have selflessly given back to the community...

10 August 2022

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Replenish and Co Limited

Description: Replenish and Co Limited has applied for a new Remote Off Licence for Pompom Florals. The primary...

10 August 2022

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Hawkes Bay BBQ Limited

Description: Hawkes Bay BBQ Limited has applied for an On Licence for Bareknuckle BBQ. The primary business i...

10 August 2022

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Sandhu Brothers Limited

Description: Sandhu Brothers Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Big Barrel Karamu. The...

9 August 2022

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New Te Pōhue Community Plan sets out vision for Hastings’ northernmost settlement

The vision to create a connected, flourishing community with country values has been captured in a new community...

9 August 2022

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Entries open for inaugural Hawke's Bay Heritage Awards

Today heralds the launch of the Hawke’s Bay Heritage Awards – a significant new programme designed to recognise...

9 August 2022

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Public Notice

Extraordinary Meeting of the Heretaunga Takoto Noa Māori Standing Committee

Public Notice of Extraordinary Meeting of the Heretaunga Takoto Noa Māori Standing Committee - 10 August 2022

6 August 2022

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Bay Trolleys Limited

Description: Bay Trolleys Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for New World Flaxmere. The...

5 August 2022

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Te Mata Trust Board - Vacancies

Applications are sought from suitably qualified candidates to become a trustee on the Te Mata Park Trust Board...

5 August 2022

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Bringing Hastings Alive! How far we've come ...

For more than 10 years now, our inner city streets have been undergoing upgrades, and while a big focus in the...

4 August 2022

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Mural design depicts community kaupapa and facility logos

Another artwork has popped up in Hastings, this time on the fencing around an empty site opposite Toitoi – Hawke'...

3 August 2022

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Edible Fashion Awards inspire youngsters to create

The Edible Fashion Awards have evolved into one of the most unique offerings on the Hawke’s Bay event calendar...

1 August 2022

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Big weekend of Municipal Building re-opening celebrations

It’s here. After eight years, the last piece of the Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts and Events Centre puzzle is in place...

1 August 2022

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Fiafia Day 2022

Kia orana, Noa’ia, Talofa lava, Mauri, Mālō e lelei, Tālofa, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Mālō ni and...

1 August 2022

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Nominations for Hastings District Council local body elections now open

Nominations for the local body elections opened on Friday, 15 July.

1 August 2022

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The Big Apple Project

A collaboration between Arts Inc Heretaunga and Studio Benega, with core funding support from Hastings District...

1 August 2022

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Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF Heretaunga St, Karamu Rd, Warren St on Saturday, 24 September 2022

29 July 2022

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Havelock North Wanderers Association Football Club

Description: Havelock North Wanderers Association Football Club has applied for a renewal of their Club Licence...

29 July 2022

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New Heretaunga St paver etchings mimic river flow

The connections between our local waterways and the people who live in Hastings, Heretaunga, have been brought to...

27 July 2022

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Speed cushions to improve safety on Te Mata Peak Rd

New speed cushions to help improve safety on the upper part of Te Mata Peak Rd will start being installed from...

26 July 2022

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Social wellbeing initiative in Flaxmere earns Hastings national recognition

Hastings District Council’s revitalisation programme – Pāharakeke, kua tae te wa! It's Flaxmere's Time! – has been...

25 July 2022

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Public Notice

COUNCIL MEETINGS - August 2022

Here are the council meetings scheduled for August 2022

23 July 2022

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The Retro Kitchen Limited

Description: The Retro Kitchen Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Maina Cafe & Eatery. The...

21 July 2022

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Vineyard

Showcasing Hawke’s Bay to global change makers

Hawke’s Bay has a new tool to attract local and global entrepreneurs and investors to our region – a relationship...

18 July 2022

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Hastings Darts Association Incorporated

Description: Hastings Darts Association Incorporated has applied for a renewal of their Club Licence for Hasting...

18 July 2022

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Share memories to win chance to dance at Municipal Building Assembly Hall

Municipal Building memories are set to come alive with Last Dance, First Dance, a nationwide search to find people...

15 July 2022

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Report gives insights into planned coastal retreat in Hawke's Bay

A new report giving deeper insights into what moving infrastructure and homes away from the coast in the face of...

14 July 2022

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Nominations for local body elections open Friday

Nominations for the local body elections open on Friday, 15 July.

The nomination period closes at 12 noon...

14 July 2022

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Supernatural Wine Co. Limited

Description: Supernatural Wine Co. Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Supernatural Wine...

13 July 2022

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Hancock & Son Limited

Description: Hancock & Son Limited has applied for a new Off Licence for Hancock & Sons. The primary busine...

13 July 2022

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67 Te Aute Limited

Description: 67 Te Aute Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for 495 Wine Select. The primary...

13 July 2022

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Medium density housing in the spotlight as housing demand grows

Meeting the current and future demand for housing in Hastings is a priority for Hastings District Council, which...

11 July 2022

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More fun coming to Havelock North’s premier playground

A new double seesaw and outdoor musical instruments are being added to the Havelock North Village Green...

8 July 2022

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Cape Kidnappers Station Limited

Description: Cape Kidnappers Station Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for The Farm at Cape...

8 July 2022

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Trinity Hill Wines Limited

Description: Trinity Hill Wines Limitedhas applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Trinity Hill. The...

8 July 2022

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Groundworks advancing at pace for new Flaxmere housing

New houses in Flaxmere are getting closer with road and pipe work well underway, a decision on what development...

8 July 2022

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Trinity Hill Wines Limited

Description: Trinity Hill Wines Limitedhas applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Trinity Hill. The...

8 July 2022

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Zeffer Brewing Limited

Description: Zeffer Brewing Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence and Off Licence for Zeffer...

6 July 2022

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Relocated Hastings i-SITE open for business

The Hastings i-SITE has reopened in its new premises, offering a unique and innovative way for locals and visitor...

6 July 2022

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Parks and reserves draft plans out for consultation

Three Draft Reserve Management Plans have been released for public consultation by Hastings District Council...

2 July 2022

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Message from the mayor

It was wonderful to celebrate our first Matariki public holiday with a very special Festival of events from June...

1 July 2022

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Draft Reserve Management Plans ready for feedback

Hastings District Council has adopted three Draft Reserve Management Plans for public consultation, and people are...

1 July 2022

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Three waters - have your say

It is now time for the people of Hawke’s Bay to have their say directly to Government on how they think drinking...

1 July 2022

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Toitoi Municipal Building official opening

The Toitoi Municipal Building will be officially opened the first weekend of August with plenty for the community...

1 July 2022

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Symposium explores how to best protect soils of Heretaunga Plains

How the valuable soils of the Heretaunga Plains can best be protected while still enabling the region to grow i...

1 July 2022

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Get ready to Laugh Your Mask Off this month

It’s been a long year. A long few years, actually, come to think of it. We don’t know about you, but we all feel...

1 July 2022

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Hawke’s Bay A&P Society members ratify the Tomoana Showgrounds sale to Hastings District Council

The A&P Society and Hastings District Council have this afternoon confirmed the sale of 40ha of the Tomoana...

28 June 2022

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Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE - 6 August 2022

Temporary closure of Heretaunga Street - 6 August 2022

27 June 2022

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Legacy of Tama Huata lives on in new arts and performance space

The legacy of Tama Huata, a leading figure in Māori performing arts and cultural development, has been celebrated...

27 June 2022

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Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE

Temporary closure of Hastings Street – 20 August 2022

25 June 2022

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Westend Foodbarn (Hastings) Limited

Description: Westend Foodbarn (Hastings) Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Pak n Save...

25 June 2022

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Robane Limited

Description: Robane Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Off the Track Restaurant and...

24 June 2022

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Public Notice

COUNCIL MEETINGS - July 2022

Here are the council meetings scheduled for July 2022

23 June 2022

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Council approves Tōmoana Showgrounds purchase

Following extensive public feedback in support, Hastings district councillors today approved the purchase of...

23 June 2022

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Whakatū wastewater overflow

A power outage interrupted a routine wastewater flushing operation on Thursday [June 23], disabling the automatic...

23 June 2022

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Trust House Limited

Description: Trust House Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence and Off Licence for The Flaxmere...

23 June 2022

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Waiaroha water storage and treatment facility taking shape

On the corner of Southampton St and Hastings St in central Hastings, the Waiaroha water storage and treatment...

22 June 2022

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Frimley build continues at pace

As we head into winter, work at the Frimley water storage and treatment facility continues at pace.

22 June 2022

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Hastings hosts three days of Matariki celebrations

Music, dance, kai, a lantern parade, digital light show and more are on offer in Hastings and Flaxmere this week...

21 June 2022

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AJ International Limited

Description: AJ International Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Zabeels Sports Bar ...

21 June 2022

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City Centre update - June 2022

For the first time this year we are celebrating the new public holiday for Matariki, and in addition to other...

20 June 2022

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Halite Wines Limited

Description: Halite Wines Limited has applied for a new Off Licence for Halite Wines Limited. The primary...

17 June 2022

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Redmetal Vineyards Limited

Description: Redmetal Vineyards Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Redmetal Vineyards. ...

17 June 2022

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Warm Hastings welcome for Samoan Prime Minister

The warmth and endurance of Aotearoa New Zealand’s relationship with Samoa was acknowledged on Thursday this week...

17 June 2022

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Matariki Holiday Hours - Friday 24 June

Here are the opening hours for Hastings District Council facilities and services on the Matariki Holiday.

16 June 2022

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Public Notice

COUNCIL MEETINGS - June & July 2022

Here are the council meetings scheduled for June & July 2022

15 June 2022

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Council agrees on Annual Plan budget to be adopted at the end of this month

Keeping a projected rates increase as close to that which was consulted on was a key consideration for Hasting...

15 June 2022

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HB Pub Company No2 Limited

Description: HB Pub Company No2 Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Rosie O' Grady's Irish...

14 June 2022

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Yates Foodmarket Limited

Description: Yates Foodmarket Limitedhas applied for a renewal of their On Licence for New World Hastings. The...

14 June 2022

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Range of community organisations receive community funding

Thirty-five groups have received grants totalling $245,000 in this year’s funding round to support initiative...

10 June 2022

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HB councils encourage community to have their say on three waters reforms

Councils from across the region have joined forces to launch an unprecedented public information campaign...

10 June 2022

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Record breaking event for My Walk In Wardrobe

Hawke’s Bay shoppers keen to update their wardrobes turned out in droves to the My Walk In Wardrobe event held in...

9 June 2022

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Black Gate Brokerage Limited

Description: Black Gate Brokerage Limited has applied for a new Off Licence for Number 7 Wines. The primary...

8 June 2022

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Wide Open Trading Limited

Description: Wide Open Trading Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Clive Four Square. The...

8 June 2022

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Public Notice

Dog Registration Fees

Dog Registration fees for the year 31st July 2022 to 30th June 2023

7 June 2022

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Do you want to make a difference?

This year’s local government elections are approaching and if you’ve ever thought of standing as a candidate...

7 June 2022

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Homes for our people

At the end of 2019, the Hastings Place Based Housing plan was launched to address the growing number of people...

7 June 2022

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Public Notice

Public Notice of Extraordinary Civic and Administration Subcommittee Meeting

Public Notice of Extraordinary Civic and Administration Subcommittee Meeting – Thursday, 16 June 2022

7 June 2022

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National Service Club Incorporated

Description: National Service Club Incorporated has applied for a renewal of their Club Licence for National...

4 June 2022

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Napier Burger Company Limited

Description: Napier Burger Company Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Best Burgers. The...

4 June 2022

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Message from the Mayor

This month we are going to be celebrating our new Matariki public holiday for the first time, and I'm really...

3 June 2022

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Tauroa Reserve Boardwalk provides safe access to Te Mata Park

The Tauroa Reserve Boardwalk is officially open – the first stage of the works to ultimately give walkers and...

3 June 2022

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Celebrating Matariki

For the first time this year we are celebrating the new public holiday for Matariki, and in addition to other...

3 June 2022

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Queen's Birthday Hours - Monday 6 June

Click here for the Queen's Birthday operating hours for Hastings District Council facilities and services.

1 June 2022

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Municipal Building blessed ahead of re-opening

The redevelopment of the Municipal Building reached a significant milestone this morning with it being blessed...

1 June 2022

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Council helps celebrate Samoa Independence Day

The council chambers rang out with song yesterday morning as the community celebrated Samoa Independence Day.

1 June 2022

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Rating Information Database
Public notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 28(4) of the Local...

31 May 2022

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Two wahine selected for mayoral mentoring programme

A mayoral mentoring programme to support and unleash the potential of rangatahi Māori has formally begun with...

31 May 2022

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Final Hoops in Parks project nears completion in Flaxmere

The final touches are underway to upgrade the basketball court at Len Harlen Park, the final action in the Hoop...

30 May 2022

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Names for new Flaxmere streets recognise community heroes

The streets being created in three new housing developments in Flaxmere are to have a distinctly Flaxmere...

27 May 2022

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Hi-tech and Flaxmere focus – two big wins for Hastings

A hi-tech project that will see every Hastings District Council-owned building ‘digitally twinned’ and the...

26 May 2022

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Mobile trailer takes play to the people

Hastings District Council has partnered with Sport Hawke’s Bay to launch Te Waka Tākaro, a free community resource...

24 May 2022

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Johns Bakery Limited

Description: Johns Bakery Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Johns Bakery and Cafe. The primary...

24 May 2022

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Be Safe Be Seen

Bright at night equals safe and seen

Reflective clothing and bright lights are back in fashion – for cyclists, that is.

24 May 2022

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Tauroa Reserve boardwalk blessing

Tauroa Reserve Boardwalk provides safe access to Te Mata Park

The Tauroa Reserve Boardwalk is officially open – the first stage of the works to ultimately give walkers and...

23 May 2022

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Public Notice

COUNCIL MEETINGS - June 2022

Here are the council meetings for June 2022

21 May 2022

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City centre update – May 2022

Work is advancing well on the major street upgrades outside the Municipal Buildings ahead of its opening in...

20 May 2022

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HB Funders forum

New website a one-stop-shop for funding information

Community groups seeking financial assistance now have a new one-stop-shop resource to find and access potential...

18 May 2022

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Cellar 495 Limited

Description: Cellar 495 Limited has applied for a New On Licence and Off Licence for Cellar 495. The primary...

13 May 2022

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Tukipo River Estate Limited

Description: Tukipo River Estate Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Tukipo River Estate...

12 May 2022

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A Taste of Hastings

Action Plan boosts activity in Hastings city; free parking for month of July

A ‘COVID Recovery Action Plan’ comprising new and enhanced existing events and activations is set to bring a buzz...

12 May 2022

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Cornwall Park installation opens up new world of discovery within native garden

A new world of discovery has opened up at Cornwall Park’s native garden area with the completion of an...

11 May 2022

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Hastings Golf Club Limited

Description: Hastings Golf Club Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Hastings Golf Club. The...

10 May 2022

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Dual Orchard Limited

Description: Dual Orchard Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Hygge at Clifton Bay. The...

9 May 2022

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Fun activities planned for Youth Week, May 9-13

It’s Youth Week next week and to celebrate a number of fun events have been lined up at Flaxmere and Camberley...

6 May 2022

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Coalition distributes COVID care packs to help senior housing residents

More than 200 residents of Hastings District Council’s senior housing units have been stocked up with essential...

4 May 2022

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Developers embrace Hastings residential intensification design guide

A year on from its launch, Hastings District’s Council’s residential intensification design guide has become a...

3 May 2022

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Message from the Mayor

Last month’s move to the Orange setting of the COVID-19 Protection Framework was a really positive signal that we...

1 May 2022

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Exciting new tenants announced

The Municipal Building is set to re-open mid-way through this year, and when it does it will be home to some...

1 May 2022

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Stunning light projection for fallen soldiers

As part of this year’s ANZAC Day commemorations, in the week prior, the names of Hastings residents who lost their...

1 May 2022

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MyWay Hastings coming in June

There’s a great new way to get around Hastings coming in June.

1 May 2022

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Virtual Reality exhibition an other-worldly experience

Have you always wanted to try virtual reality but never had the chance? Or are you a lover of 1970s and 80s sci-fi...

1 May 2022

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Communities urged to get ready to have their say on Government’s Three Waters Reforms

Government has today announced further details of its proposed three waters reforms, which would see...

29 April 2022

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Katipo Holding Company Limited

Description: Katipo Holding Company Limited has applied for an Off Licence for Katipo Distilling Company. The...

29 April 2022

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Korowai home blessing

From plan to reality: Homes for our people

A grandad raising six grandchildren, a solo mum with two kiddies, a mum and dad with four children who also care...

28 April 2022

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Craft and Social Limited

Description: Craft and Social Limited has applied for an On Licence for Craft and Social. The primary busine...

27 April 2022

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Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE - 19 June

Temporary closure of Gimblett Road – 19 June 2022

23 April 2022

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Rush Cottage Limited

Description: Rush Cottage Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence and for Black Barn Vineyards. ...

23 April 2022

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Anzac Day Hours 2022

Most Council services and facilities will be closed on Anzac Day although some will be open with reduced hours.

21 April 2022

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Poppy wall ‘moving and beautifully fitting’

Emotions welled as a tribute to Hastings’ fallen soldiers was blessed and played for the first time for Returned...

21 April 2022

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Public Notice

COUNCIL MEETINGS - May 2022

Here are the council meetings for May 2022.

20 April 2022

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2022 Community Family Fun Day

Community Family Fun Day set to raise spirits

A family event is being held at the end of April to bring people together and take a break from the everyday...

20 April 2022

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Stunning light projection for fallen soldiers

Each year on ANZAC Day we commemorate the New Zealanders who have served and died in war, acknowledging their...

19 April 2022

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Civic Award nominations deadline nears

With nominations for this year’s Hastings Civic Honours Awards closing on April 26, people are encouraged to get...

13 April 2022

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Exciting new tenants ready for Municipal Building re-opening

Hastings city centre is set to become an even bigger ‘hot spot’ with Hastings District Council announcing an...

13 April 2022

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Easter Weekend opening hours

Find out the operating hours of Council's services and facilities during the Easter long weekend.

12 April 2022

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Hop into Hastings this Easter

There’s even more to enjoy in the Hastings City Centre this Easter weekend, which will abound with fun family...

12 April 2022

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New Flaxmere Skate Plaza site blessed ahead of build

Work is underway on the new skate plaza in Flaxmere, with the site blessed and perimeter fencing installed...

12 April 2022

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Twig and Willow Limited

Description: Twig and Willow Limited has applied for an Off Licence for Twig and Willow. The primary business i...

9 April 2022

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Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE

Temporary road closure of Mangaroa Road - Sunday, 10 April 2022

8 April 2022

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City centre update - April 2022

From an exciting interactive, virtual reality exhibition at Hastings City Art Gallery to a special Anzac Day light...

7 April 2022

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Flaxmere tradies hui showcases local opportunities

A hui held last weekend to share information with Flaxmere-based tradespeople about the upcoming construction of...

7 April 2022

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Corner of Ōtene and Ruahāpia Roads to be closed today

A section of road at the corner of Ōtene and Ruahāpia Roads is being blocked as of this afternoon in a bid to...

6 April 2022

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Local Government Commission confirms Hastings’ representation arrangements

The Local Government Commission has today confirmed Hastings’ representation arrangements for this year’s local...

6 April 2022

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Havelock North Squash Rackets Club Incorporated

Description: Havelock North Squash Rackets Club Incorporated has applied for a renewal of their Club Licence for...

5 April 2022

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Public Notice

Public Consultation - Draft Annual Plan 2022/23

Hastings District Council is submitting its Draft Annual Plan 2022/23 for public consultation from 2 April 2022 to...

2 April 2022

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Description: Hastings District Council has applied for a variation of their On Licence for Toitoi Hawke's Bay Art...

2 April 2022

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Message from the Mayor

There is so much happening to make Hastings district an even greater place and we are proud to soon be presenting...

1 April 2022

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Mahi for Youth – providing pathways to employment

This year marks five years since Council started its Mahi for Youth programme – designed to help our district’...

1 April 2022

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Lots happening in our parks

Our parks are one of our district’s most treasured assets and there’s lots happening to enhance them over the...

1 April 2022

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Recycling resumes

Councils to resume full kerbside recycling collection services

Hasting District and Napier City Councils are pleased to announce that kerbside recycling services will return to...

1 April 2022

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Lives changed through horses and Polo

Polo’s known as the Sport of Kings, but a grassroots programme in Hastings is making the game accessible to more...

1 April 2022

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James McMenamin

Hastings gearing up to welcome international visitors

With the recent Government announcement confirming New Zealand will open its borders in May, the Hastings i-SITE...

1 April 2022

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3Sixty2 Limited

Description: 3Sixty2 Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for 3Sixty2 Limited. The primary...

1 April 2022

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Council to consider Tōmoana Showgrounds purchase proposal

A proposal to purchase the Tōmoana Showgrounds will be considered by Hastings District councillors tomorrow, a...

30 March 2022

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Big Thinkers Limited

Description: Big Thinkers Limited has applied for an On Licence for Cranky Chicken. The primary business i...

30 March 2022

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New Wesley Church community centre foundation stone blessed ahead of build

A special celebration has marked the start of the construction of Wesley Methodist Church’s new community centre...

29 March 2022

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Hastings Youth Council for 2022 appointed

Sixteen young people have been selected to represent Hastings’ younger residents on this year’s Hastings Youth...

25 March 2022

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James McMenamin

Hastings gearing up to welcome international visitors

With last week’s Government announcement confirming New Zealand will open its borders in May, the Hastings i-SITE...

24 March 2022

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Rangra BHOJ Limited

Description: Rangra BHOJ Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Namaskar India. The primary...

24 March 2022

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Public Notice

Council Meetings - April 2022

Here are the Council meetings for April 2022

23 March 2022

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Vaccine pass requirements to be removed for council facilities

Hastings District Council will be removing vaccine pass requirements for all its facilities and administration...

23 March 2022

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Large work programme required to manage Hastings district’s future growth

Hastings District Council is tackling a massive work programme to help manage the rapid and significant growth...

22 March 2022

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Hastings mayor welcomes the long-awaited return of international students

From mid-April, international students will start returning to New Zealand, bringing with them a boost to the...

21 March 2022

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Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE - 14 May 2022

Temporary closure of Brookfields Road - Saturday 14 May 2022

19 March 2022

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New playground opens next to St Aubyn Reserve

A new playground backing onto St Aubyn Reserve is complete, featuring a range of fun equipment particularly...

18 March 2022

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Pipi Developments Limited

Description: Pipi Developments Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Pipi Café. The primary...

18 March 2022

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Scholarship recognises recipient’s commitment to Māori development

Hastings local Chanay Peri has become the first recipient of the Annie Aranui Scholarship, aimed at enabling and...

17 March 2022

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Common or Garden Limited

Description: Common or Garden Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Spaceship. The primary...

16 March 2022

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March 2022 update

While much attention has been focused on managing our way through the COVID outbreak, Council has also been...

14 March 2022

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Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE - 28 & 29 May

Temporary closure of Napier Road, Taihape Road, Ōhiti Road, Matapiro Road, Crownthorpe Settlement Road, Hedgeley...

12 March 2022

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Council reaches conditional agreement with A&P Society to purchase Tomoana Showgrounds

Hawke’s Bay A&P Society and Hastings District Council have today announced a conditional agreement for the Council...

11 March 2022

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Stortford Lodge Social Club Incorporated

Description: Stortford Lodge Social Club Incorporated has applied for a renewal of their Club Licence for...

11 March 2022

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Proposed changes to Three Waters reforms don’t go far enough - Hawke’s Bay Mayors

Hawke’s Bay’s Mayors have read the changes a government-appointed working group has recommended to draft...

10 March 2022

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Councils to push pause on some kerbside recycling collections

Hastings District Council and Napier City Council’s kerbside recycling will only be for paper and cardboard from...

10 March 2022

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Jatinder Pal Limited

Description: Jatinder Pal Limited has applied for an On Licence for Currizzas - Indian Tandoori & Pizza. The...

10 March 2022

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Covid 19 services update

Council monitoring and planning for COVID impacts

As COVID-19 cases rapidly increase in Hawke’s Bay, Hastings District Council is contingency planning to ensure...

9 March 2022

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Reasons for optimism for Hastings in economic report card

While the impact of Covid restrictions is being felt in Hastings, the latest Infometrics quarterly economic report...

8 March 2022

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Craggy Range Vineyards Limited

Description: Craggy Range Vineyards Limited has applied for a renewal and variation of their On Licence and for...

7 March 2022

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Public Notice

COMMITTEE MEETING

Strategy & Policy Committee Meeting - 22 March 2022

5 March 2022

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Hort hub

Pop-up info sessions to help connect people to fruit harvest jobs

Information sessions are popping up around Hastings as the community pulls together to assist in finding worker...

4 March 2022

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Councils hope Working Group has listened on Three Waters Reforms

Hawke’s Bay’s councils are eagerly awaiting next week’s recommendations from a government-appointed working group...

4 March 2022

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Te Mata Peak

Council considers building prohibition options for eastern face of Te Mata Peak

Balancing the need to protect the cultural significance of the natural landscape of the eastern face of Te Mata...

2 March 2022

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Dolly the War Horse

Kei wareware tātau - Lest we forget


A local trust is fundraising to install a special sculpture in Civic...

1 March 2022

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Hastings is the Most Beautiful Small City

Community and Council, working together, have done it again!

1 March 2022

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MyHastings March Landmarks Awards

Beautiful projects up in lights

The 2021 Landmarks Trust Awards have been announced, recognising public art works, fine architecture, landscape...

1 March 2022

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My Hastings March No. 5 Plastics

Number 5 plastic recycling is here

From March 1, 2022 Hastings residents will be able to include number 5 plastics in their kerbside recycling...

1 March 2022

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Message from the Mayor

Hastings is beautiful, and what a thrill it was to have our amazing community recognised at the Keep New Zealand...

1 March 2022

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Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE

Temporary closure of Salisbury Road – 1 May 2022 and
Temporary closure of Tangoio Settlement Road – 12 June 2022

26 February 2022

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HDC Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF TE MATA PEAK ROAD – 26 FEBRUARY 2022

25 February 2022

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Council seeks to keep coming year’s rate rise in line with Long Term Plan

The annual budget for Hastings District Council will be reviewed before it goes out for public consultation in...

25 February 2022

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The very best of our newest landmarks

Arts Inc. Heretaunga has taken out the Supreme Award in the Landmarks Trust Awards 2021, announced last week.

25 February 2022

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Groundworks well underway for new housing in Flaxmere

In the past month, a vacant patch of land at 244 Flaxmere Ave has been transformed as groundworks continue at pace...

25 February 2022

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Easy Tiger Trading Limited

Description: Easy Tiger Trading Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Easy Tiger. The...

23 February 2022

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Public Notice

Road closure - 10 April 2022

Temporary road closure of Mangaroa Road – 10 April 2022

19 February 2022

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Public Notice

Council meetings - March 2022

Here are the Council meetings for March 2022

19 February 2022

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Amarveer Enterprises Limited

Description: Amarveer Enterprises Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Eastend Four...

19 February 2022

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Saorsa Wines Limited

Description: Saorsa Wines Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Saorsa Wines. The primary...

19 February 2022

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Hastings takes out Most Beautiful Small City award

Hastings has been named New Zealand’s Most Beautiful Small City – acknowledging the passion of the Hasting...

18 February 2022

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Flamingos pay flying visit to Hastings city centre

A flock of giant flamingos has landed in the city centre fountain – set to brighten up the mall for the next month.

18 February 2022

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No. 5 plastic recycling coming soon for Hastings residents

From March 1, Hastings residents will be able to include clean number 5 plastics in their kerbside recycling...

18 February 2022

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Waka Kotahi process lacking analysis and strategy

Hastings mayor Sandra Hazlehurst says the response to an Official Information Act request on Waka Kotahi’...

17 February 2022

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New mural reflects Hastings’ cultural diversity

A new mural celebrating Hastings’ local cultures and communities has been completed, bringing life to a wall...

17 February 2022

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Range Golf Limited

Description: Range Golf Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Hastings Golf Centre. The...

16 February 2022

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Womens Restrooms

Hastings set to show off its Deco heritage for the annual Art Deco Festival

Hastings is ready to shine and show off its heritage with art, culture, high tea and happy hour all a part of thi...

16 February 2022

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HDC Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE

Temporary closure of Eastbourne Street East, Russell Street, Middle Road, Te Aute Road, Havelock Road, Napier...

15 February 2022

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Sustainable is Attainable in Hawke’s Bay

An initiative to support and promote better utilisation of waste in the primary production sector is gaining...

15 February 2022

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Hastings’ outdoor pools close this Sunday

The outdoor pools at Havelock North and Frimley will close for the season this Sunday, February 13.

10 February 2022

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One more week to get Creative Communities grant applications in

Over the years many creative projects in Hastings have been supported with funding from the Creative Communitie...

10 February 2022

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Cape Coast Community Patrol

Council helps fund new car for community patrol

The Cape Coast Community Patrol has new wheels for its travels around the coastal communities being the eyes and...

4 February 2022

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Waka

2022 Waitangi Day hours

Find out what hours our council facilities are open over the Waitangi Day weekend.

3 February 2022

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Mayor and Survivors

Memories and reflection at Hastings’ Hawke’s Bay earthquake commemoration

The 91st anniversary of the Hawke’s Bay earthquake was commemorated with a small ceremony at St Matthew’s Church...

3 February 2022

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Paritua Vineyards and Winery Limited

Description: Paritua Vineyards and Winery Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Paritua. The...

2 February 2022

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Milestone reached for Waiaroha water storage and treatment facility

A milestone has been reached in the construction of the Waiaroha water storage and treatment facility this week...

2 February 2022

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Mayors message

I hope you all had an enjoyable and restful Christmas and New Year break, recharging the batteries for what i...

1 February 2022

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MyHastings FEB Cycling

There’s still lots to do at Red

After enjoying a year of relative normality, it was a bit of a shock to move into the Red traffic light setting...

1 February 2022

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My Hastings Feb Tuaroa

Tauroa boardwalk progress

The Tauroa Reserve boardwalk located between the Chambers carpark on Tauroa Rd at the base of Te Mata Park and...

1 February 2022

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New Te Awanga public toilets - Updated

UPDATE: This project has been put on hold, and will be revisited as part of a more comprehensive Community...

1 February 2022

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MyHastings Feb 2022

HDC proud to join Welcoming Communities programme

Hastings District Council has joined Immigration New Zealand’s (INZ) Welcoming Communities programme that help...

1 February 2022

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Get on your bike for workplace riding challenge

The Aotearoa Bike Challenge is back and Hastings individuals and businesses are encouraged to join this fun, free...

1 February 2022

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Extended vaccine pass requirements for council facilities/services

With increasing numbers of COVID cases in the community, including the highly transmissible Omicron variant, with...

1 February 2022

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PK Gisborne Limited

Description: PK Gisborne Limited has applied for an On Licence for Bollywood Hastings. The primary business i...

1 February 2022

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Linden Estate Winery Limited

Description: Linden Estate Winery Limited has applied for an On Licence for Linden Estate Winery. The primary...

31 January 2022

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Mt Erin Road

Roadworks update: New roundabout and road renewals

This week work has started on a road renewal project for Mt Erin Rd and next week work will begin on constructing...

28 January 2022

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Felled gumtrees to be made available to Flaxmere community as firewood

This week the gum trees at Caernarvon Drive in Flaxmere started being felled in preparation for the groundworks to...

27 January 2022

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Flaxmere Basketball

Backboard at Flaxmere Park basketball court to be replaced after damage

News that one of the backboards on the new basketball court at Flaxmere Park has been badly damaged is really...

26 January 2022

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HDC proud to join Welcoming Communities programme

Hastings District Council has joined Immigration New Zealand’s (INZ) Welcoming Communities programme that help...

25 January 2022

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Inder and Gurnoor Limited

Description: Inder And Gurnoor Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Frimley Four Square. ...

20 January 2022

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Vaccine passes required at Hastings libraries and gallery

In the interests of safety and wellbeing Hastings District Council has amended its COVID-19 vaccine pa...

19 January 2022

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Osawa NZ Limited

Description: Osawa NZ Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Osawa Wines. The primary...

19 January 2022

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Prestigious Green Flag awards for Havelock North, Cornwall and Flaxmere parks

For the third year running, Hastings’ three premier parks have kept their international Green Flags.

18 January 2022

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Weston Sports Limited

Description: Weston Sports Limitedhas applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Weston Sports Limited. The...

17 January 2022

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Frimley Park Maintenance Shed

Demolition begins on Frimley Park maintenance sheds

The removal of the maintenance area on Frimley Park is underway, with the services provided from the site moving...

14 January 2022

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Wavehill Return Limited

Description: Wavehill Return Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence and Off Licence for The...

12 January 2022

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News in 2021

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Restrictions introduced to help conserve water

Level 2 water use restrictions have been introduced in Hastings and Napier to help conserve water for the summer...

21 December 2021

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Special Christmas delivery to Family Works

A special delivery of festive cheer was made to Family Works in Hastings this week to help brighten Christmas Day...

21 December 2021

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Pump track all go for summer

Youngsters on wheels were keen to get in on the action on Friday morning [Dec 17], after the construction fence...

17 December 2021

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December update - what's new and coming up in the Hastings city centre

Christmas is nearly here, and there’s a festive feel across the city centre. Read below some updates on our inner...

14 December 2021

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Budget allocation approved for residential planning work

Preparatory work can begin on planning for potential locations for new housing in Hastings, with funding approved...

10 December 2021

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Carols in Cornwall changes to carols in the city centre

Carols in Cornwall, Hastings District Council’s signature Christmas celebration, has been cancelled this year due...

10 December 2021

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New home for museum collection

Napier and Hastings are working together to build a new home for the regional museum collection they share a...

10 December 2021

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City pipe work halted for holiday season

The installation of pipes that will link the new Waiaroha water treatment and storage facility has stopped for the...

10 December 2021

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New regional development agency gets the green light

The region’s five councils have unanimously agreed to support the establishment of a new regional development...

10 December 2021

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Hawke’s Bay three waters model gets national attention

News that the Government is delaying its three waters legislation by four months is being welcomed by Hawke’...

10 December 2021

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Beautiful purple basketball court open for everybody

The fences are down and the action is on at Hastings’ brand new premier public basketball court on Flaxmere...

8 December 2021

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Eat AD Limited

Description: Eat AD Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Asian Diner. The primary busine...

8 December 2021

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Ashworth Family Wines Limited

Description: Ashworth Family Wines Limited has applied for a new On and Off Licence for Ash Ridge Wines. The...

7 December 2021

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Council facilities and services at Orange COVID-19 traffic light level

With the region moving to the Orange Level of the Government’s COVID-19 traffic light system on Friday, December...

3 December 2021

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HDC Public Notice

Raureka Parks Reserve Management Plan Amendment

Hastings District Council is proposing a minor amendment to the Raureka Parks Reserve Management Plan, which...

3 December 2021

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Christmas gets lit in Hastings city centre

Christmas is getting lit in Hastings city centre this month, with special festive lighting and pop-up...

3 December 2021

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Christmas and New Year 2021/22 operating hours

Council services and facilities will be operating during the Christmas and New Year holidays although some will...

2 December 2021

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Training gives mobility scooter riders more confidence to ride

The batteries were charged, tyres pumped, flags fluttering and it was time to hit the road last week when...

2 December 2021

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Sandra My Hastings

Message from the Mayor

.It’s been an unsettling and challenging time with the emergence of the COVID delta virus, and as we head into the...

1 December 2021

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Christmas lights My Hastings Dec 2021

City centre lit for Christmas

Santa’s giant reindeer, Stinger, Nickolas, Jingles and Apollo, have once again strayed from the North Pole to...

1 December 2021

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Happy News Vid My Hastings Dec2021

Sharing the good news

Rangatahi have come together over recent months for an exciting new creative project alongside local creative...

1 December 2021

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2021 Edbile my hastings

New format for Edible Arts Awards

Following its postponement earlier this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 2021 Edible Fashion Awards is back...

1 December 2021

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Time to get pumped up for summer

Youngsters are going to love the new pump track that will be on Flaxmere Park for three months from mid-December...

1 December 2021

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Clive/Waipureku heritage trail reveals its rich history

If you’re after an outdoor activity with something for everyone this summer, why not take a ramble on the new...

1 December 2021

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Hawkes Bay Clay Target Club Incorporated

Description: Hawkes Bay Clay Target Club Incorporated has applied for a renewal of their Club Licence for Hawke...

1 December 2021

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Work starts to enable 150 new houses to be built in Flaxmere

An event held at the Flaxmere Town Centre today officially marked the start of the infrastructure build for three...

30 November 2021

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Tatou Mokopuna Limited

Description: Tatou Mokopuna Limited has applied for an On Licence for Gannets Bar and Grill. The primary busine...

29 November 2021

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Cornwall Cricket Club Hastings Incorporated

Description: Cornwall Cricket Club Hastings Incorporated has applied for a renewal of their Club Licence for...

29 November 2021

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HDC Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF ELWOOD ROAD – 7 – 13 MARCH 2022

27 November 2021

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B F Hastings Limited

Description: B F Hastings Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Burgerfuel Hastings. The...

26 November 2021

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EVANZ Award photo 2021

Toitoi wins national venue award

Earlier this week, Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts & Events Centre won a national event industry venue award, in...

26 November 2021

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HDC Public Notice

COUNCIL MEETINGS

November - December 2021

24 November 2021

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Giant Brewing Company Limited

Description: Giant Brewing Company Limited has applied for a renewal of their On and Off Licence for Giant...

24 November 2021

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Wastewater Treatment Plant

Open Day a chance to find out more about wastewater treatment process

The annual East Clive wastewater treatment plant open day is coming up – a chance to get a behind-the-scenes tour...

23 November 2021

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Peace Pole installation aims to bring people together

For the next three months, Civic Square will be home to a unique collection of Peace Poles/Pou as part of the...

22 November 2021

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HDC Public Notice

ROAD CLOSURE

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF TE MATA PEAK ROAD – 26 FEBRUARY 2022

22 November 2021

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Major concerns about Government Three Waters Reform

Following the Government’s announcement that it will force councils to adopt its three waters delivery model, I...

22 November 2021

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Hastings District Council

Description: Hastings District Council has applied for an Off Licence for Hastings City Art Gallery. The primary...

20 November 2021

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Morton John Osborne

Description: Morton John Osborne has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Akarangi Wines. The primary...

20 November 2021

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Alpha Domus Limited

Description: Alpha Domus Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Alpha Domus Limited. The...

19 November 2021

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Lawrie Cooke Reserve

New Lyndhurst playground pays homage to Hastings nurseryman Lawrie Cooke

A new playground in Lyndhurst has been named after a man whose surname is synonymous with growing fruit trees in...

19 November 2021

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Silver Leaf Olives Limited

Description: Silver Leaf Olives Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Hawkes Ridge Wine...

16 November 2021

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Stonecroft Wines Limited

Description: Stonecroft Wines Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Stonecroft. The primary...

16 November 2021

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Mary's Restaurant Limited

Description: Mary's Restaurant Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence for Mary’s. The primary...

16 November 2021

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Detour

Ignoring road works signs risking lives

Drivers ignoring a detour around a works site in Hastings city are putting themselves, workers on the site and...

15 November 2021

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Special ceremony held in honour of Hastings Guidon

A special and unique Armistice Day commemoration was held at Hastings District Council today, with the transfer of...

11 November 2021

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Sandhu Brothers Limited

Description: Sandhu Brothers Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Big Barrel. The primary...

10 November 2021

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HDC Public Notice

Temporary closure of Percival Road - 23 February 2022

Pursuant to the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974, notice is hereby given that the Hastings District...

9 November 2021

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The Partnership of Warren Richard Haworth and Janice Mary Haworth

Description: The Partnership of Warren Richard Haworth and Janice Mary Haworth has applied for a renewal of their...

6 November 2021

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Vitis Divine Limited

Description: Vitis Divine Limited has applied for an Off Licence for Decibel Wines. The primary business i...

3 November 2021

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Irongate School working group

Ideas sought for Ron Giorgi III park playground

A group of Irongate School children are helping Hastings District Council’s parks planning team come up with idea...

2 November 2021

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Copper Knox Limited

Description: Copper Knox Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Copper Knox. The primary...

2 November 2021

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Kokako Farms Limited

Description: Kokako Farms Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Kokako Farms Limited. The...

2 November 2021

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Hastings homelessness study gives direction for future solutions

Homelessness is a serious and growing reality in Hastings, and the focus of a new study commissioned by Hasting...

2 November 2021

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Careful planning needed to address district’s housing needs in years ahead

A recent assessment of housing capacity in the Hastings district has shown that while Hastings District Council’...

2 November 2021

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Sandra My Hastings

Message from the mayor

Finding the best way to represent our community has been a key focus for our council over the last few months, and...

1 November 2021

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New generation New World supermarket coming to Flaxmere

A new supermarket for Flaxmere has been on the community’s wish list for years, and now the time has come.

1 November 2021

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New skate plaza design revealed

The design of Flaxmere’s new skate plaza has been unveiled – and the artist’s impressions look fantastic!

1 November 2021

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Take a ramble in the roses

The Frimley Park rose gardens are abloom, and to celebrate the occasion Rose Sunday will be taking place on...

1 November 2021

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The HazMobile is back

It’s spring-cleaning time! Dig out used oil, chemicals, car batteries and fuels, cleaning products, paints and...

1 November 2021

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Should we extend parking time limits in our city centre?

During our Long-Term Plan consultation, some of you asked for longer parking time limits in our city centre.

1 November 2021

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Small fee increases at Aquatics Hastings pools

Aquatics Hastings will be introducing small price increases ranging from 50c to $1 at all four Hastings pools to...

1 November 2021

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Element Vineyards Limited

Description: Element Vineyards Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Element Wines. The...

1 November 2021

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Heretaunga Warren streets Roundabout

Pipe work moves into the city

Work to install pipes that will connect Waiaroha, Hastings’ new drinking water treatment and storage facility...

29 October 2021

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Book now to drop off your hazardous waste at the HazMobile

The HazMobile will be back on November 21 for Hastings and Napier residents to safely dispose of their hazardou...

29 October 2021

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Heretaunga House to be pulled down, future opportunities identified

Heretaunga House on the corner of Lyndon Rd and Warren Street is to be pulled down, with the potential for a...

29 October 2021

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Councils shocked Government is pushing through Three Waters Reforms

Hawke’s Bay’s Councils are shocked and disappointed Government intends pressing ahead with legislation to remove...

28 October 2021

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Public health risks too great to open Splash Planet this summer

After careful consideration, Hastings district councillors today decided the risks to public health were too great...

28 October 2021

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Frimley Reservoir

Annual Report reflects a challenging but successful year

This year’s Annual Report marks the conclusion of the first three year cycle of Hastings District Council’s Long...

28 October 2021

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Zeelandt Brewing Company Limited

Description: Zeelandt Brewing Company Limited has applied for a Variation of an Off Licence for Zeelandt Brewery...

27 October 2021

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Parking Meters

Feedback wanted on Hastings city centre parking time limits

Hastings District Council is seeking the community’s views on extending the parking time limits in central...

27 October 2021

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Next Hoops in Parks basketball court on way

The installation of a new full-size basketball court in Flaxmere Park is underway. It will feature top-of-the-line...

27 October 2021

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Fabulous Flaxmere skate plaza unveiled

3D drawings and a fly-through video of the new Flaxmere skate plaza have been released today, and it look...

26 October 2021

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Brave Brewing Company Limited

Description: Brave Brewing Company Limited has applied for a Renewal On Licence and Off Licence for Brave Taproom...

26 October 2021

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Amoise Wines Limited

Description: Amoise Wines Limited has applied for an Off Licence for Amoise Wines Limited. The primary busine...

22 October 2021

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foodstuffs

New generation New World supermarket coming to Flaxmere

A new supermarket for Flaxmere has been on the community’s wish list for years, and now the time has come.

21 October 2021

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Historic dump site being remediated

Work to remove rubbish from a historic dump site near the banks of the Karituwhenua Stream in Palmbrook Reserve...

21 October 2021

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Come and explore the Cactus Garden

Two years ago we had the giant inflatable “Shrooms”, and this year visitors to Civic Square in Hastings will be...

20 October 2021

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Piku Limited

Description: Piku Limited has applied for a new Off Licence for Piku Limited. The primary business is described...

19 October 2021

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Askerne Estate Winery Limited

Description: Askerne Estate Winery Limited has applied for a new On and Off Licence for Askerne.

19 October 2021

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New neighbourhood playground in for summer

The installation of a new playground in St Leonards will start in about three weeks, on the Hinau St leg of St...

15 October 2021

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2021 Labour Weekend Hours

Here are the long weekend hours for Council services and facilities.

14 October 2021

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Council Meeting

Proposal for HDC representation arrangements confirmed

After considering submissions, Hastings district councillors today confirmed a proposal for council’...

14 October 2021

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Frimley Pool

Small fee increases at Aquatics Hastings pools

Aquatics Hastings will be introducing small price increases ranging from 50c to $1 at all four Hastings pools to...

12 October 2021

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Hawkes Bay Car Club Incorporated

Description: Hawkes Bay Car Club Incorporated has applied for a renewal On Licence for Hawkes Bay Car Club. The...

11 October 2021

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Hastings Blossom Parade announcement

Due to the impact of the ongoing Covid alert level restrictions Arts Inc Heretaunga, the organisers of the...

8 October 2021

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Te Ara Kahikatea blessing group

Cultural narratives captured in Te Ara Kahikatea pou

Te Ara Kahikatea is now home to three striking eight-metre high sculptures, depicting the ancestral stories of the...

8 October 2021

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Clive’s water supply improvements completed

Clive’s new drinking water facility is supplying water to the town’s residents; the fourth of eight Hastings small...

7 October 2021

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Gallery programme gives Kōwhai Specialist School students confidence and skills

A pilot education programme at Hastings City Art Gallery – Te Whare Toi o Heretaunga has given senior Kōwhai...

7 October 2021

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Dionysus Investments Limited

Description: Dionysus Investments Limited has applied for a renewal and variation of their On Licence for Moana...

7 October 2021

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Dionysus Investments Limited

Description: Dionysus Investments Limited has applied for a renewal of their Off Licence for Moana Park Estate. ...

7 October 2021

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Cape View Corner rockwall a community/council collaboration

Now complete, the limestone rockwall installed at Cape View Corner was blessed recently, and is set to protect the...

6 October 2021

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Common or Garden Limited

Description: Common or Garden Limited has applied for a Variation of conditions to an On Licence for Spaceship. ...

4 October 2021

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Mayor’s message - Oct 2021

Summer is coming, one of our busiest times in Hastings with events and the warmer days to take advantage of all of...

1 October 2021

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Here, there and everysphere

The next two months will see some new installations to surprise and delight around our city centre.

1 October 2021

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Take yourself on a tour of the Arts Trail

On Labour Weekend art admirers can get out in the Spring sunshine and enjoy the second Hawke’s Bay Art Trail, a...

1 October 2021

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SAVE THE DATE

Summer F.A.W.C! 2021 & Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction

1 October 2021

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Henderson Road Transfer station is changing

Did you know that last year Henderson Road Refuse Transfer Station sent almost 11,000 tonnes of waste to the...

1 October 2021

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Take the survey

More than 800 responses have been submitted to the Hastings District Council’s community survey on the...

1 October 2021

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Bridge closure

From October 4, Rissington Bridge is to be closed at times during the day for about six weeks while strength and...

1 October 2021

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Rubbish and recycling at Alert Level 2

All the information you need about rubbish and recycling under Alert Level 2 restrictions.

1 October 2021

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Welcome to the Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival

The theme and aspiration for the Festival this year is “Be Open”, to encourage our community to be open to idea...

1 October 2021

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Community invited to share ideas on waste minimisation at transfer station

In a bid to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill, Hastings District Council plans to turn the Henderson Rd...

1 October 2021

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three waters reform

Council ratifies submission to Government on three waters reform

After considering community feedback and closely analysing the Government’s initial proposal for three water...

30 September 2021

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The Sphere install

The Sphere lands in Albert Square

The Sphere has landed.
Visitors to Hastings city have a new installation to enjoy, with the arrival of Kōtahu ...

30 September 2021

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Pure Restaurant Limited

Description: Pure Restaurant Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence and Off Licence for Oak...

29 September 2021

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Clink Drink Limited

Description: Clink Drink Limited has applied for a new Off Licence for Clink Drink. The primary business i...

27 September 2021

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Petane Station Limited

Description: Petane Station Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Petane Wines. The primary busine...

24 September 2021

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Foto Iwi youth flash up city litter bins

There is an extra great reason to get your litter in the bin in Hastings city centre over the next couple of...

22 September 2021

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Rissington bridge

Rissington Bridge strength and heightening work starts in October

From October 4, Rissington Bridge is to be closed at times during the day for about six weeks while strength and...

21 September 2021

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three waters

Three waters survey remains open for feedback

More than 800 responses have been submitted to the Hastings District Council’s community survey on the...

20 September 2021

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Water

Still time to give feedback on Government’s three waters reform

Council’s community survey on the Government’s initial proposal to move the management of waste water, drinking...

17 September 2021

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Mayfair school

Phase two of pilot programme set to begin at Hastings District schools

Student safety on the roads around four Hastings District primary schools is being improved through a pilot...

17 September 2021

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Flaxmere skate working group

Flaxmere skate plaza taking shape

More than 200 skateboarders, scooterers, school students, parents and Flaxmere residents are having their say on...

15 September 2021

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Te Awanga Estate Limited

Description: Te Awanga Estate Limited has applied for a renewal of their On Licence and Off Licence for Te Awanga...

15 September 2021

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downtown hastings

Latest data indicates Hastings economy is doing well

Latest Infometrics data on the health of the Hastings economy indicates the district has performed well in the...

13 September 2021

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caernarvon

Steady progress on developments for housing in Flaxmere

Preparing council-owned land for additional housing in Flaxmere has taken another step with potential developer...

10 September 2021

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water pipes

Hastings keen to have say on Govt 3-waters proposal

Public interest in the Government’s proposal to move the management of waste water, drinking water and storm water...

10 September 2021

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Super 10 Properties Limited

Description: Super 10 Properties Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Bom Dia Cafe. The primary busine...

10 September 2021

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Black Betty BBQ Limited

Description: Black Betty BBQ Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Black Betty BBQ. The primary busine...

9 September 2021

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Cone and Flower Limited

Description: Cone and Flower Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Cone and Flower. The primary busine...

8 September 2021

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Message from the mayor

The move to COVID-19 Alert Level 2 this week is a great sign, and a chance for family and friends to come together...

8 September 2021

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Superstrike Hastings Limited

Description: Superstrike Hastings Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence Superstrike Hastings. The primary...

7 September 2021

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Hand under tap

Have your say on Three Waters Reforms

The Government is proposing moving the management of drinking water, waste water and storm water (Three Water...

7 September 2021

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Photo for Representation Review

Representation review

On August 26 Hastings District Council approved an initial Hastings proposal for the ongoing representation of the...

7 September 2021

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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori (September 13 to 19) is a great opportunity to speak, hear and experience the Māori...

7 September 2021

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Hastings Blossom Parade postponed

The Hastings Blossom Parade scheduled to take place on September 11 has now been postponed until October 9 with...

2 September 2021

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Taste Hastings postponed

Originally planned for September 10, this event has been postponed to October 8, with the hope COVID-19 Alert...

2 September 2021

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Askerne Estate Winery Limited

Description: Askerne Estate Winery Limited has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for – Askerne. The...

1 September 2021

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Flaxmere (2008) Liquor Limited

Description: Flaxmere (2008) Liquor Limited has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for Flaxmere Liquor. The...

31 August 2021

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Waimarama General Store Limited

Description: Waimarama General Store Limited has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for Waimarama General...

31 August 2021

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Public encouraged to have say on Hastings District Council’s representation proposal

Hastings district councillors today approved an initial proposal for the ongoing representation of the Hasting...

26 August 2021

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Municipal Building from Heretaunga St

Funding for final stages of Municipal Building renovation and streetscape upgrades

With the earthquake strengthening of the Municipal Building complete and other construction work underway...

26 August 2021

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Mayors

Councils not convinced Government’s three waters reform proposal is right for Hawke’s Bay

Local Government leaders and iwi representatives are not convinced Government’s proposal for three waters service...

20 August 2021

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Council essential services are operating; people urged to follow Government guidelines

Hastings District Council’s essential services are still operating during the COVID-19 Level 4 lockdown, but other...

18 August 2021

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Anti litter campaign

Hastings does it again: KNZB Awards 2021

Hastings has done it again, making the finals in the 2021 Keep New Zealand Beautiful Awards: Most Beautiful Small...

17 August 2021

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Sphere

August update – Taste Hastings, Façade Enhancement, city centre activations and more…

Our city centre is set to come alive with an exciting range of events over the next couple of months as we emerge...

17 August 2021

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Mayor SandraHazlehurst

Three waters: Local or national management?

There has been a great deal of discussion over the last few weeks, nationally and locally, about how three water...

14 August 2021

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Harono Hokianga

Awards recognise young people achieving against the odds

The Youth Potential Awards are coming up, a chance to nominate young people who would not normally be acknowledged...

10 August 2021

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Henderson Road Transfer Station wall

Artist wanted to create Keep NZ Beautiful mural

Calling all artists – Hastings District Council needs your help to create and paint a mural at the Henderson Rd...

9 August 2021

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CWNZ 2020 Limited

Description: CWNZ 2020 Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for – Starlake Thai Restaurant ...

6 August 2021

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Representation review information shared at community meeting

About 40 people attended a community meeting at Hastings District Council on August 2 to hear more detailed...

6 August 2021

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Councils continue to collaborate on evaluation of Government’s three waters reform proposal

Hawke's Bay councils have decided to work together to review the analysis and modelling behind Government’...

5 August 2021

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My Hastings Multicultural Launch Aug2021

Multicultural Strategy launched

There was face painting, food, entertainment and more when more than 200 people gathered at Functions on Hasting...

1 August 2021

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My Hastings Edible Fashion Aug2021

Another showstopper Edible Fashion Awards coming up

Hawke’s Bay’s Edible Fashion Awards will hit the stage at Toitoi on September 3, but the finalist designs featured...

1 August 2021

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My Hastings Taste Hastings Aug2021

Get ready for “Taste Hastings”

Mark your calendar for Friday, September 10 because Hastings is throwing a party and its free entry for all.

1 August 2021

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My Hastings Matilda Library Aug2021

What’s been happening...

t’s been a busy few weeks with milestones reached, initiatives launched and changes introduced.

1 August 2021

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My Hastings Waste Aug2021

What’s up with waste

Soft plastics recycling has arrived in Hawke’s Bay

1 August 2021

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My Hastings City Centre Aug2021

City centre update

There's a lot happening in the city centre over the coming months as the street upgrades continue.

1 August 2021

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My Hastings tree guard Aug2021

Motifs tell a story of our place

Have you seen the stunning black powder-coated steel tree guards that have been placed around the rata trees in...

1 August 2021

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My Hastings Toitoi Aug2021

Diverse acts take to Toitoi stage

Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts & Events Centre has something for everyone this August – from kapa haka to contemporary...

1 August 2021

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My Hastings Foodeast Aug2021

Homes for our people in Flaxmere

By this time next year, more quality homes will be under construction in Flaxmere.

1 August 2021

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My Hastings Flaxmere housing Aug2021

Foodeast build to start in September

With Resource Consent granted, the land purchased and funding confirmed, a start will be made on building Hawke’...

1 August 2021

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Kingsley Trading Company Limited

Description: Kingsley Trading Company Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for – The Coffee Club ...

31 July 2021

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Civic Honours Awardees 2021

Volunteer efforts recognised at 2021 Civic Honours Awards

Eleven groups and individuals have been honoured for their contribution to the community at the 2021 Civic Honour...

28 July 2021

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Multicultural strategy

Community gathers to launch Multicultural Strategy

There was face painting, food, entertainment and more when more than 200 people gathered at Functions on Hasting...

26 July 2021

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Azzurri Hospitality Limited

Description: Azzurri Hospitality Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Alessandro's Pizzeria. The primary...

23 July 2021

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HDC at LGNZ

Triple honours for Hastings District Council in LGNZ awards

Hastings District Council has scored triple honours in this year’s Local Government New Zealand Excellence Award...

17 July 2021

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Jacinda water update

Community conversation on three waters reform

The announcement that Government is offering significant financial packages to councils joining its three water...

16 July 2021

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Foodeast external

Foodeast build starts in September

With Resource Consent granted, the land purchased and funding confirmed, a start will be made on building Hawke’...

16 July 2021

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Waikare & District Sports Club Incorporated

Description: Waikare & District Sports Club Incorporated has applied for a renewal Club Licence for Waikare ...

16 July 2021

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The Napier Golf Club Incorporated

Description: The Napier Golf Club Incorporated has applied for a renewal Club Licence for The Napier Golf Club...

15 July 2021

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Heretaunga St West

July update - what's new and happening in the city centre in coming weeks

There's a lot happening in the city centre over the coming months as the street upgrades continue, and the busy...

14 July 2021

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Flaxmere housing impressions

Council’s next steps to deliver homes for our people

With planning well advanced on three blocks of council-owned land in Flaxmere, Hastings District Council is now...

14 July 2021

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Havelock North Rugby Football Club Incorporated

Description: Havelock North Rugby Football Club Incorporated has applied for a renewal Club Licence for Havelock...

14 July 2021

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Adoption of rates seeks to balance critical investment with affordability

Property rates for the 2021/22 financial year have been officially adopted by Hastings District Council today.

13 July 2021

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Sacred Hill Vineyards Limited (In Receivership)

Description: Sacred Hill Vineyards Limited (In Receivership) has applied for a renewal of an Off Licence for...

10 July 2021

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ML & Sons Limited

Description: ML & Sons Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for - Bareknuckle BBQ . The primary...

10 July 2021

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Kia Toa Bowling Club Incorporated

Description: Kia Toa Bowling Club Incorporated has applied for a renewal Club Licence for Kia Toa Bowling Club. ...

9 July 2021

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Lauren Swift

Description: Lauren Swift has applied for a renewal of a remote sale Off Licence for Swift Wines Limited. The...

9 July 2021

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Te Pohue Golf Club Incorporated

Description: Te Pohue Golf Club Incorporated has applied for a renewal Club Licence for Te Pohue Golf Club. The...

8 July 2021

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New cemetery database

New cemetery database makes it easier to find plots

A new database has been launched this month, making it easier to locate people and plots across all four Hasting...

8 July 2021

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Matilda Library 2

No more overdue fees on kids’ library cards

It’s winter, but things are heating up at Hastings District Libraries with lots of activities planned over the...

7 July 2021

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flaxmere boxing academy

Multi-year community fund grant for Flaxmere Boxing Academy

The Flaxmere Boxing Academy is more like a home than a sports facility, for the past nine years providing...

7 July 2021

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Puketitiri Golf Club Incorporated

Description: Puketitiri Golf Club Incorporated has applied for a renewal Club Licence for Puketitiri Golf Club. ...

7 July 2021

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The Rubbish Trip

Plastic Free July events in Hastings this month

Plastic Free July is upon us and Hastings District Council is hosting a number of events throughout the month to...

2 July 2021

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Theatre Hawkes Bay Incorporated

Description: Theatre Hawkes Bay Incorporated has applied for a renewal with Variation of a Club Licence for...

2 July 2021

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Mayor’s message

Investing in critical assets is the focus of the Hastings District Council’s Long Term Plan 2021 – 2031, which wa...

1 July 2021

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MY Hastings June Waimarama Road Cycle Trail

Waimarama Rd cycle trail

Last month the Waimārama Road off-road cycle trail was officially opened, completing the Tukituki loop section of...

1 July 2021

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Again Again My Hastings July 2021

Get on board with Plastic Free July

This month, check out some free events and workshops being hosted by Hastings District Council’s waste team a...

1 July 2021

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The Look of Love My Hastings July 2021

Award winners hit the boards at Toitoi

This July, Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts & Events Centre brings you two shows with extremely talented women at their...

1 July 2021

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Caravan Blessing caravan My Hastings July 2021

Mahi for Youth Caravan launched

Council’s successful Mahi for Youth programme is going mobile, with a new caravan now ready to hit the road...

1 July 2021

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Basketball court opened

Special guest Tom Abercrombie pictured here with LaDanian Ah Kiong, left, and TayShaarn Ah Kiong, was a hit with...

1 July 2021

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Museum storage building

Funding boost for new museum storage facility in Heretaunga

The new home for Hawke’s Bay’s regional taonga and artefact collection in the Hastings CBD is a step closer to...

30 June 2021

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Snobbz Niteclub (Hawkes Bay) Limited

Description: Snobbz Niteclub (Hawkes Bay) Limited has applied for a renewal and Variation of hours of an On...

30 June 2021

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JFH celebration

Jobs for Heretaunga scheme celebrated at Waipatu marae event

About 150 people gathered at Waipatu marae at the weekend to celebrate the completion of a number of roading...

29 June 2021

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Big Belly Bins 2

Big Belly bin family doubling in size

The Big Belly rubbish bins already in Hastings parks are staying and three more are on their way.

28 June 2021

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Havelock North Club Incorporated

Description: Havelock North Club Incorporated has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Havelock North Club...

25 June 2021

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Havelock North Club Incorporated

Description: Havelock North Club Incorporated has applied for a renewal Club Licence for Havelock North Club...

25 June 2021

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Trinity Hill Wines Limited

Description: Trinity Hill Wines Limited has applied for an On Licence and Off Licence for Trinity Hill Wine...

25 June 2021

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Hawkes Bay Golf Club Incorporated

Description: Hawkes Bay Golf Club Incorporated has applied for a renewal Club Licence for Hawkes Bay Golf Club...

25 June 2021

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Hawke’s Bay and East Coast Aero Club

Description: Hawke’s Bay and East Coast Aero Club has applied for a renewal Club Licence for Hawke’s Bay and East...

24 June 2021

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Havelock North Bowling Club Incorporated

Description: Havelock North Bowling Club Incorporated has applied for a renewal Club Licence for Havelock North...

24 June 2021

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Caravan Blessing caravan

Mahi for Youth caravan ready to hit the road

Hastings District Council’s successful Mahi for Youth programme is going mobile, with a new caravan now ready to...

23 June 2021

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Nourished for Nil Camberley

Wide range of community groups and organisations receive funding

More than $800,000 in community grants has been allocated recently, the largest contribution of any grant round...

22 June 2021

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Steven Shane Carey

Description: Steven Shane Carey has applied for a Renewal On Licence for Level 1. The primary business i...

22 June 2021

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Cloud Nine 2010 Limited

Description: Cloud Nine 2010 Limited has applied for a Renewal Off Licence for The Bottle-O Hastings. The primary...

18 June 2021

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Flaxmere Skate Park kids

Feedback wanted on Flaxmere skate park

A new skate park for Flaxmere is on the way and Hastings District Council is seeking feedback from the community...

18 June 2021

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Mayfair school

Trial traffic calming measures on Willowpark Road North

In order to address community safety concerns, work has commenced on the installation of trial traffic calming...

18 June 2021

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hastingsmap

Regional Council seeks new councillor for Hastings seat

Following the resignation of councillor Rex Graham, Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is holding a by-election to fill...

17 June 2021

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New basketball court a huge drawcard

The opening of Hastings’ newest basketball court in Flaxmere on Sunday, June 13, was a huge success, with hundred...

15 June 2021

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Waimarama Cycle Trail ribbon cutting

New off-road cycle trail takes in some of the Bay’s most scenic countryside

The Waimārama Road off-road cycle trail was officially opened today, completing the Tukituki loop section of the...

15 June 2021

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Napier Burger Company Limited

Description: Napier Burger Company Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Best Burgers. The primary...

14 June 2021

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Adarshini Limited

Description: Adarshini Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for The Great Chilli Restaurant. The primary...

11 June 2021

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Landmarks Square night

Investment in critical assets a focus of Long Term Plan 2021-2031

After considering more than 700 community responses, including 165 formal submissions, Hastings District...

10 June 2021

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Toitoi outside at night

Recognition for council programmes with LGNZ awards finalist announcement

Having all three Hastings entries in the annual Local Government Awards make the finals is incredibly exciting...

10 June 2021

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Viet Thai Restaurant Limited

Description: Viet Thai Restaurant Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Viet Thai Cuisine - Two Bamboo...

9 June 2021

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Brad Olsen

Post-COVID challenges and opportunities to be aired at business breakfast

He’s one of New Zealand’s youngest and more prominent economic commentators, and this month Brad Olsen is heading...

4 June 2021

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Collaboration Wines Limited

Description: Collaboration Wines Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Collaboration Wines Limited. ...

4 June 2021

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Contractors at Waipatu Marae

Buying beyond price and quality a key focus

Hawke’s Bay’s five councils have a big effect on the region’s economy through their purchasing decisions and a new...

3 June 2021

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again again coffee

Call to get Hastings reusing coffee cups … again and again

A new environmentally friendly takeaway coffee cup alternative has come to Hastings district, and growing number...

3 June 2021

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houkamau

Stunning showcase of Māori art at upcoming exhibition

On the back of last year’s successful Tika Tonu exhibition, Hastings City Art Gallery Te Whare Toi o Heretaunga i...

2 June 2021

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Maori wards My Hastings June 2021

Maori wards to be introduced from 2022

Hastings District Council will be undertaking a representation review as a result of having resolved to establish...

1 June 2021

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Waipatu works My Hastings June 2021

Waipatu road safety works

Come and join Council at a community celebration to mark the completion of this significant project being held at...

1 June 2021

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Cape view corer My Hastings 2021

Cape View Corner Coastal Protection

Started in the middle of May, building of the new revetment wall at Cape View Corner in Haumoana is progressing...

1 June 2021

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Waimarama Cycle trail My Hastings June 2021

Waimārama Road Cycle Trail

This new section of off-road cycle trail between Te Mata Rd and Craggy Range winery that will complete the...

1 June 2021

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Water Projects update My Hastings June 2021

Water Progress Update

Huge milestones have been reached over the last four years and we are targeting completion of all projects by the...

1 June 2021

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From the mayor

We are well-advanced with all of the projects that make up our Hastings Drinking Water Strategy – a comprehensive...

1 June 2021

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Tom Abercrombie

Tall Black Abercrombie at Hoops in Parks opening

In a real coup, internationally renowned Tall Black Tom Abercrombie will be at the opening of New Zealand’s first...

31 May 2021

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67 Te Aute Limited

Description: 67 Te Aute Limited has applied for an Off Licence for 67 Te Aute Limited. The primary business i...

31 May 2021

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Halcyon Wines Limited

Description: Halcyon Wines Limited has applied for a Renewal Off Licence for Halcyon Wines. The primary busine...

28 May 2021

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Western Rangers Football Association Incorporated

Description: Western Rangers Football Association Incorporated has applied for a renewal Club Licence for Western...

28 May 2021

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Lightboxes Civic Square

Hastings District Council launches lightbox photo competition

Hastings’ city centre will soon come alive with large-scale photos taken by local residents, thanks to a...

28 May 2021

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queen

Queen's Birthday hours

Find out the opening hours for Council services and facilities on Queen's Birthday (Monday 7 June)

27 May 2021

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HB Pub Company No2 Limited

Description: HB Pub Company No2 Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Rosie O' Grady's Irish Pub. The...

25 May 2021

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Village Vineyards Limited

Description: Village Vineyards Limited has applied for a Renewal Off Licence for Village Vineyards Limited. The...

19 May 2021

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hastings library wall

New technology installation requires temporary library closures

Hastings, Havelock North and Flaxmere libraries will be closed for one day each in the week starting May 24, to...

18 May 2021

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Kuripapango Bridge strengthening work complete

After being closed for two and a half months for strengthening work, Kuripapango Bridge will reopen to all traffic...

18 May 2021

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Maori wards decision

Hastings District Council decides to establish Māori Wards

Hastings District Council will now start the process of undertaking a representation review, having today resolved...

18 May 2021

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DN & LR Wilson Limited

Description: DN & LR Wilson Limited has applied for a Renewal Off Licence for Milton Villa Wines. The primary...

15 May 2021

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HB Marathon

Road closures for Hawke's Bay Marathon

On Saturday, 15 May 2021 the following road closures for Hawke's Bay Maraton will be in place.

11 May 2021

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Tarbet St

Partnership approach recognised with national award

Hastings District Council’s ground-breaking collaborative approach to addressing the district’s critical housing...

7 May 2021

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Innovating streets

Innovating Streets work aims to create sanctuary in inner Hastings

The transformation of Heretaunga St East is about to enter a new phase, with work starting on more enhancements to...

5 May 2021

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Camberley Community Centre 1

Community gathers to launch Camberley Community Plan

Building a connected community that has pride in itself, and is supported to thrive is the underlying vision for a...

5 May 2021

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Havelock North pedestrian crossing

New pedestrian crossings in Havelock North will improve safety

Pedestrian safety and access is set to improve near the Havelock North Village Green where two new raised...

4 May 2021

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My Hastings May 2021 waiaroha

Work on Waiaroha starts now

Waiaroha, a key project in Hastings Drinking Water Strategy, has received Resource Consent and construction work...

3 May 2021

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waimarama water treatment

Start-of-the-art drinking water facility for Waimārama

A new drinking water treatment and storage facility in Waimārama was blessed on Wednesday, before water flowed...

3 May 2021

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Two class acts lined up for Toitoi in May

Toitoi has the best way to treat your mum for Mother’s Day this year.
The incredibly talented Lady Larisa and...

1 May 2021

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My Hastings May 2021 marathon

Hawke’s Bay Marathon

The fifth edition of the New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty Hawke’s Bay Marathon is taking place on...

1 May 2021

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My Hastings May 2021 FAWC

Save the date

Winter F.A.W.C! - June 4-27

1 May 2021

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HDC BeSafeBeSeen HDC webslider 2021

Be Safe Be Seen this winter

Reflective clothing and bright lights are the best way to ensure others see you if you’re out and about on a bike...

1 May 2021

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My Hastings May 2020 flaxmere housing

More homes on their way in Flaxmere

First-home buyers are taking up the opportunity to get on the property ladder, quickly buying sections at the new...

1 May 2021

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Plans for our parks: second stage starting

The second stage of three Reserve Management Plan processes for Hastings parks is underway.

30 April 2021

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Cheques not accepted from 31 May 2021

Hastings District Council will not be accepting cheques as payment from 31 May 2021.

29 April 2021

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New rock wall will protect vulnerable Haumoana coastline

The building of a rock revetment wall to protect Cape View Corner, Haumoana, from erosion can now get underway...

28 April 2021

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Te Pohue

Community calls for more investment on State Highway 5

While agreeing to slower speed limits on some parts of State Highway 5, at a passionate community meeting last...

27 April 2021

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Golflands (Hawkes Bay) Limited

Description: Golflands (Hawkes Bay) Limited has applied for a renewal for their On Licence for No.5 Café and...

27 April 2021

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Ruben Brewing Company Limited

Description: Ruben Brewing Company Limited has applied for a renewal for both their Off and On Licence for...

23 April 2021

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Maori Standing Committee meeting

Consultation on Māori wards in Hastings district begins tomorrow

Hastings District Council has today agreed to start community engagement on the establishment of Māori wards in...

22 April 2021

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Māori standing committee recommends Māori wards for 2022 local elections

Hastings District Council’s Heretaunga Takoto Noa Māori standing committee has today recommended that Council...

21 April 2021

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Zaria Wines Limited

Description: Zaria Wines Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Zaria Wines Limited. The primary...

21 April 2021

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Southampton Street Aerial View

Work on Waiaroha starts now

Waiaroha, a key project in Hastings Drinking Water Strategy, has received Resource Consent and construction work...

20 April 2021

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Flaxmere Housing 010

Tarbet Street delivers

First-home buyers are taking up the opportunity to get on the property ladder, quickly buying sections at the new...

20 April 2021

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Lighting Osmanthus

Huge year for ‘iconic’ Chinese lantern festival

This year’s Lighting of the Osmanthus Gardens has been a roaring success, with an estimated 15,000 taking in the...

19 April 2021

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Council

Māori standing committee to make recommendation to Council on Māori wards

This week, Hastings District Council’s Heretaunga Takoto Noa Māori standing committee will make a recommendation...

19 April 2021

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Focal Point Hastings Limited

Description: Focal Point Hastings Limited has applied for a renewal for their On Licence for Focal Point Cinema...

16 April 2021

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Annie Gong

From Beijing and New York - to Hastings!

International artist Annie Gong – a one woman orchestra – is due to arrive in Hastings tomorrow, to play at the...

15 April 2021

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osmanthus lanterns

Gardens dressed for lantern festival

Hundreds of stunning lanterns are being strung up across the Osmanthus Gardens in Cornwall Park, Hastings, ready...

12 April 2021

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waiaroha flyover

Funding agreed for last safe drinking water projects

Hastings District Council has agreed to raise the funds needed to complete the final stages of the Hasting...

9 April 2021

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focus on business breakfast

Big City economic development campaign launched at business breakfast

About 230 people attended the inaugural Focus on Business held at Functions on Hastings at the end of last month...

9 April 2021

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Little Koha Limited

Description: Little Koha Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Little Koha Limited. The primary...

8 April 2021

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waiaroha artist impression

Water facilities build decisions this week

Hastings District Council will decide on a lead contractor and budget for the district’s two largest and most...

7 April 2021

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Join Hawke’s Bay’s newest retail and hospo precinct

Hastings is humming with activity and nowhere is that more evident than at the CBD’s heritage Municipal Building...

1 April 2021

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2020 009 HDC 5 Unit Amalgamation

Council launches residential intensification design guide

Generating more housing to meet the escalating need at the same time as protecting the district’s productive...

1 April 2021

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Osmanthus

Lantern Festival bigger and better than ever

The beautiful annual Osmanthus Gardens Lantern Festival will be bigger and better than ever this month as we...

1 April 2021

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kuripapango bridge works

Temporary bridge closures in April, but Kuripapango open for Easter

Dartmoor, Waipunga and Vicarage Rd Bridges in the Hastings district will be closed for inspections next week for a...

1 April 2021

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Keirunga Gardens management plan endorsed

After 10 months of community engagement and consultation with key stakeholders, the Keirunga Gardens Reserve...

1 April 2021

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long term plan

Long Term Plan 2021-2031 consultation begins

Maintaining our essential assets, managing growth, addressing housing needs and continued investment in our...

1 April 2021

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Citizenship ceremony

Newly minted citizens recognised at ceremony

An extra special Citizenship Ceremony was held at Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts and Events Centre last night to...

31 March 2021

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HDC Hoops in Parks Walking Map

Hoops in Parks coming to a Flaxmere park near you!

A pilot programme to give people more places to shoot hoops in Flaxmere is on a roll, with a new court about to be...

31 March 2021

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Te Pohue

Water technology fascinates kids

There is at least one budding drinking water engineer in the making at Te Pōhue School, after the school’s 28...

30 March 2021

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civic honours 2020

Civic Honours Awards nominations now open

Nominations are now open for Hastings District Council’s 2021 Civic Honours Awards.

30 March 2021

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2021 Youth Council

Youth Council of 2021 keen to make their mark

This year’s Hastings Youth Council is up and running and keen to have their voice heard on anything from the...

26 March 2021

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Villa Maria Estate Limited

Description: Villa Maria Estate Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Villa Maria Gimblett Gravels. ...

25 March 2021

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Villa Maria Estate Limited

Description: Villa Maria Estate Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Villa Maria Gimblett Gravels. ...

25 March 2021

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Jill Miller

Single year community grant applications open

Hastings District Council’s single year community grants applications opened this week, a chance for local...

24 March 2021

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3sixty2 Limited

Description: 3sixty2 Limited has applied for an Off Licence for 3sixty2. The primary business is described a...

23 March 2021

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stevie nicks

Cornwall Park aviary enclosures to be enhanced

The enclosures at Cornwall Park’s aviary are to be improved with funding approved to enhance the facility for the...

23 March 2021

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HB Business Hub

Hastings Business Hub opens, events proving popular

A new pilot Business Hawke’s Bay Hastings Business Hub officially opened last week, aimed at helping Hasting...

22 March 2021

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housing4

Flaxmere housing progress – it’s Flaxmere’s time

Hastings District Council has fast-tracked much-needed housing on council land in Flaxmere, and this week...

19 March 2021

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Public Notice

Consular Services for Republic of Koreans in Napier, Hastings and surrounding areas

Consular Services for Republic of Koreans in Napier, Hastings and surrounding areas will be provided on the...

19 March 2021

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Special opening event for revamped Landmarks Square

Close to 50 people gathered at Landmarks Square last Friday night to celebrate the recently completed upgrade of...

17 March 2021

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General Distributors Limited

Description: General Distributors Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Countdown Hastings. The...

17 March 2021

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Guilin gardens visit

Guilin visitor's perfect timing

A visit to the Osmanthus Gardens in Hastings turned out to be perfectly timed for Wellington woman Qian Lihong...

11 March 2021

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octopoda

Albert Square installation celebrates Park and Sea weeks

More colour, sound and light is coming to Hastings city centre this week with the arrival of Octopoda – a dramatic...

11 March 2021

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Wil and Margot

Jazz duo playing at Landmarks Square re-opening

Wil Sargisson and Margot Pierard, the woman with a “velvet voice as smooth as latte”, will be the first to grace...

10 March 2021

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Message from the Mayor

We are proud of how our community and our council continue to respond to the ongoing challenges of COVID-19.

8 March 2021

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Keirunga Cottage

Keirunga Gardens draft RMP hearings this week

More than 30 submissions to the draft Keirunga Gardens Reserve Management Plan (RMP) will be heard this week...

8 March 2021

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Join Hawke’s Bay’s newest retail and hospo precinct

Hastings is humming with activity and nowhere is that more evident than at the CBD’s heritage Municipal Building...

5 March 2021

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A Eskdale

A big year for parks: Have your say on plans

Three Hastings parks are under the microscope this year, and Hastings District Council wants to ensure it gets a...

5 March 2021

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Guilin Hastings Mayor signing

Sister-Cities – 40 years and counting

The 40th anniversary of the Hastings-Guilin Sister City relationship has been formally marked, with the mayors of...

4 March 2021

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Thornhill

Pick the Bay expo leads to career opportunity

The two Pick the Bay employment expos held over the past six months attracted hundreds of job seekers, one of whom...

3 March 2021

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Teresa Kay Horn Director - Unison Estate Limited

Description: Teresa Kay Horn Director - Unison Estate Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Unison...

3 March 2021

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My Hastings Mach HDC Jump

Something for all at Land Rover Horse of the Year - CANCELLED

Organisers are again delighted to be hosting another Land Rover Horse of the Year in Hastings, not only New...

1 March 2021

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Eliza McCartney

World-class athletics coming to the Bay - POSTPONED TO MARCH 26-27

Hawke’s Bay residents will get the chance to see world-class athletes in action in their own backyard in March...

1 March 2021

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My Hastings March Womens Rest

Women’s Rest celebrates 100

years
The Hastings Municipal Women’s Rest building will be turning 100 this year,
and celebration organisers are...

1 March 2021

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Two Ladies intrigues and captivates - CANCELLED

Standfirst: Auckland Theatre Company, together with Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts & Events Centre, is bringing it...

1 March 2021

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My Hastngs March Guilin

Sisters for 40 years

Our community is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Hastings-Guilin Sister City relationship this year – 40...

1 March 2021

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My Hastings March Re Source

Re-Source - Giving back to our community

Ten years ago Re-Source Hawke’s Bay founder Nadine Gaunt wanted to pass on her daughter’s outgrown but still good...

1 March 2021

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Ash Ridge Wines Limited

Description: Ash Ridge Wines Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Ash Ridge Wines. The primary...

26 February 2021

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Nominations wanted for Hastings district heritage register

Our district has a rich and diverse history and Hastings District Council is asking the community for its help to...

26 February 2021

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Maneo Limited

Description: Maneo Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Black Barn Bistro. The primary business i...

26 February 2021

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Futures Workshop Crowd

Setting the course for Hastings in 2050

What will Hastings look like in 2050? That’s the question that was asked at a special two-day workshop held by the...

25 February 2021

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Carma Bars Limited

Description: Carma Bars Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Loading Ramp. The primary business i...

25 February 2021

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Speed 80

New speed limit signs being installed

New speed limits on about 70 roads around the district will come into effect on March 1, following changes made a...

23 February 2021

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Sister cities for 40 years: events postponed

The community celebrations of the 40th anniversary of the Hastings-Guilin Sister City relationship have been...

22 February 2021

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Te Kupenga launch photo

New regional Māori cultural app Te Kupenga launched today

A new Māori cultural app launched today called Te Kupenga is being described as an exciting step forward for...

22 February 2021

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Council launches residential intensification design guide

Generating more housing to meet the escalating need at the same time as protecting the district’s productive...

18 February 2021

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Rose & Shamrock Limited

Description: Rose & Shamrock Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Rose & Shamrock Village Inn. The...

18 February 2021

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Ellwood Function Centre Limited

Description: Ellwood Function Centre Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Ellwood Function Centre...

18 February 2021

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Good progress on Council’s housing developments in Flaxmere

A Hastings District Council housing development in Tarbet Street, Flaxmere, is nearly complete with more than half...

17 February 2021

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Building purchased to house regional artefact and taonga collection

Hawke’s Bay’s treasured regional taonga and artefact collection is to be relocated to a new location in the...

16 February 2021

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Womens Rest

Relatives sought for Women’s Rest building’s 100-year celebration

The Hastings Municipal Women’s Rest building will be turning 100 this year, and celebration organisers are keen to...

16 February 2021

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Golden Spring Restaurant & Takeaway

Description: Golden Spring Restaurant & Takeaway has applied for a renewal On Licence for Golden Spring Restaurant...

16 February 2021

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Jordan Barnes

Hastings City Art Gallery to resume longer opening hours

Hastings City Art Gallery is pleased to announce that it will be returning to seven days a week opening hours for...

15 February 2021

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Hastings District Council

Description: Hastings District Council has applied for a renewal On Licence for Toitoi Hawke's Bay Arts & Event...

13 February 2021

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Go by Bike

Go By Bike offers free breakfasts

Next week the Hastings iWay team will be out each weekday morning handing out healthy breakfasts to anyone cycling...

12 February 2021

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Appleborn Limited

Description: Appleborn Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Three Wise Birds Garden Bar. The primary...

12 February 2021

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Waiohiki trust

Get your applications in for Creative Communities funding

Applications for the first of this year’s Creative Communities Scheme funding rounds are now open.

11 February 2021

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AD Festival Htgs

Fedoras and feathers flying in Albert Park Hastings for Art Deco Festival 2021

The annual Art Deco Festival launches next week, and this year some exciting new events at a new venue have been...

11 February 2021

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Long Term Plan proposals focus on a sustainable future

Hastings District Council today signed off on a working draft of the 2021-2031 draft Long Term Plan that will be...

11 February 2021

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New Hastings library mural celebrates Pasifika community

About 80 people gathered at the Hastings War Memorial Library today to unveil and bless a new mural that has been...

10 February 2021

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Kuripapango Bridge

Kuripapango Bridge to be closed for strengthening work

Kuripapango Bridge on the Hastings/Taihape Rd is to be closed to daytime traffic on weekdays for three months for...

10 February 2021

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New strategy strives for sustainable solutions to Hastings’ housing shortage

With one of the highest rates of housing deprivation in New Zealand, the current housing shortage in Hastings i...

9 February 2021

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Pick the Bay is back

The highly successful Pick the Bay employment expo is returning to Hastings.

9 February 2021

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Calye Limited

Description: Calye Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Village Green Cafe. The primary business i...

6 February 2021

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boardwalk

New Tauroa Reserve boardwalk to improve safety

Hastings District Council is proposing to build a boardwalk adjacent to Tauroa Reserve to improve safety for...

5 February 2021

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frimley bore flush

Bore flushing the next step at Frimley

It will be a little wet underfoot in the southeast corner of Frimley Park next week, as the next stage of work to...

5 February 2021

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Mike Pretty

Business breakfast series a chance to learn and network

A new Focus on Business breakfast series begins in Hastings this month, providing an opportunity for busine...

4 February 2021

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Dog Adoption Packs

Student gifts adoption packs for pound pooches

People who adopt a dog or puppy from the Hastings District Council Animal Control Centre can now also take home a...

3 February 2021

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Blackbull Liquor Hastings Limited

Description: Blackbull Liquor Hastings Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Blackbull Liquor. The...

3 February 2021

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waitangi

2021 Waitangi Day hours

Find out what hours our council facilities are open on Waitangi Day.

2 February 2021

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Pick the bay crowd

Pick the Bay is back

The highly successful Pick the Bay employment expo is returning to Hastings.

2 February 2021

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Councillor SandraHazlehurst

Tena Koutou Katoa ma ta tau hou: Greetings to you all for the New Year.

What an amazing launching pad for 2021! At this time we see many countries around the world back in some form of...

1 February 2021

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Art deco 2021

How will you Deco in Hastings?

The annual Art Deco Festival is nearly here, with some exciting new events added to the calendar in Hasting...

1 February 2021

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Something for everyone at Toitoi

After a turbulent first year back in operation, the Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts & Events Centre team is gearing up...

1 February 2021

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aotearoa bike challange

Workplace cycle challenge – ride and win

The Aotearoa Bike Challenge is back and Hastings workplaces are encouraged to join this fun, free competition to...

1 February 2021

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frimley

Cross-park pipe installation next week

The laying of pipes between the new Frimley water treatment and storage facility and the network pipes running...

29 January 2021

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osborne

Big win at Flaxmere Night Market

Six-year-old Tūmatauenga Osborne looked a little bit nervous as he climbed into the prize booth at the Flaxmere...

29 January 2021

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Earthquake

Focus on survivors at 90th anniversary of Hawke’s Bay earthquake in Hastings

Hastings district’s annual commemoration of the 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake takes on extra significance this year...

28 January 2021

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Splash

Bumper season for Splash Planet

More than 100,000 people have poured into Splash Planet since it opened on November 16, making this one of it...

28 January 2021

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New Star NZ Limited

Description: New Star NZ Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Bollywood Star Indian Tandoori...

27 January 2021

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Sister cities for 40 years: Guilin and Hastings celebrate

In just over five weeks Hastings and Guilin, two sister cities almost exactly 10,000 kilometres apart [9975km...

25 January 2021

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The Partnership of Robert Raymond van Rijk and Thomas Jeffery van Rijk

Description: The Partnership of Robert Raymond van Rijk and Thomas Jeffery van Rijk RT Racing Partnership ha...

25 January 2021

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HDC Public Notice

Public notice of Application concerning alteration of designation RMA20190573

Hastings District Council has received a notice of requirement from the Hastings District Council for an...

23 January 2021

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Omahu roundabout

Roading projects in full swing across the district

After the Christmas/New Year break roadworks activity is back in full swing maintaining, upgrading and building...

22 January 2021

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Paynter's Cider Limited

Description: Paynter's Cider Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Paynter's Cider. The primary...

22 January 2021

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HDC Public Notice

Temporary alcohol ban in relation to the SIX60 concert

Public notice is hereby given that, at a meeting held on 8 December 2020, Hastings District Council, in accordance...

19 January 2021

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HDC Public Notice

Temporary road closures in relation to the SIX60 concert

Pursuant to the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974, notice is hereby given that the Hastings District...

19 January 2021

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Ulku Altinkaya

Description: Ulku Altinkaya has applied for a Renewal On Licence for Fiko Aegean & Eastern Mediterranean Kantin. ...

15 January 2021

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Devine Cafe and Restaurant Limited

Description: Devine Cafe and Restaurant Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Devine Cafe and...

15 January 2021

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Massa 2019 Limited

Description: Massa 2019 Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Sazio. The primary business is described...

15 January 2021

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The Chook And Filly Limited

Description: The Chook And Filly Limited has applied for a Renewal Off Licence for The Chook And Filly. The...

15 January 2021

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Common or Garden Limited

Description: Common or Garden Limited has applied for a Renewal On Licence with a Variation to extend the licenced...

15 January 2021

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Pask Winery Limited

Description: Pask Winery Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Pask Winery Limited. The primary...

15 January 2021

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Liger Trader Limited

Description: Liger Trader Limited has applied for a Renewal On Licence for Er Dee Wa Restaurant. The primary...

15 January 2021

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Waimara Road

Work to start on off-road Waimārama Rd cycle trail

A new section of off-road cycle trail is to be built on Waimārama Road between Te Mata Road and Craggy Range...

14 January 2021

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News in 2020

Weston Sports Limited

Description: Weston Sports Limited has applied for an On Licence for Western Sports . The primary business i...

23 December 2020

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Topline Certificates

Full-time job offers arise from Jobs for Heretaunga initiative

Ten people who got jobs with Topline Contracting earlier this year, supported by the Government’s shovel-ready...

23 December 2020

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Level 2 restrictions

Level 2 water restrictions introduced

Level 2 water use restrictions have been introduced in Hastings to help conserve water for the summer month...

22 December 2020

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Quest 2

Site works begin on Quest Hastings city hotel build

Work has begun this month on the new Quest Apartment Hotel being built in Hastings, the culmination of a...

22 December 2020

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Lexi Limited

Description: Lexi Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Chans Chop House. The primary business i...

21 December 2020

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Christmas and New Year rubbish and recycling changes

Rubbish and recycling collections will not be taking place on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day this year...

21 December 2020

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Youth grants help recipients reach their goals

Ten young people have received a helping hand to reach their goals this month with the awarding of Hasting...

18 December 2020

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Eat AD Limited

Description: Eat AD Limited has applied for an On Licence for Asian Diner. The primary business is described as a...

17 December 2020

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big belly rubbish bins

Big bellies help fight litter

Solar-powered Big Belly Bins have arrived in Hawke’s Bay, ready to compact picnic rubbish in Hastings’ three...

16 December 2020

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Raureka

One year on Hastings Place Based housing plan is delivering results

This month marks a year since the Hastings Place Based Plan pilot to tackle the housing challenges in the district...

14 December 2020

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keirunga gates

Last week to have say on Draft Keirunga Gardens Management Plan

People have until the end of this week to make a submission on the Draft Keirunga Gardens Reserve Management Plan...

14 December 2020

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Godsown Brewery Limited

Description: Godsown Brewery Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Godsown Brewery. The primary...

11 December 2020

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Hastings Distillers Limited

Description: Hastings Distillers Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence and Off Licence for Hasting...

11 December 2020

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Community planning for Eskdale Park coming up

A long-term plan for Eskdale Park will be developed over the next year, giving park users, neighbours and the...

10 December 2020

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Supernatural Wine Co. Limited

Description: Supernatural Wine Co. Limited has applied for a new Off Licence for Supernatural Wine Co. Limited. ...

10 December 2020

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Common or Garden Limited

Description: Common or Garden Limited has applied for an On Licence for Spaceship. The primary business i...

9 December 2020

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HDC Bi CMYK

Historical landfill investigations painstaking work

The first stage of the painstaking work to locate historical landfills in Hastings has been completed, with six...

9 December 2020

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Flaxmere Community Centre

Indoor sports facility fees waived

Users of Hastings District Council’s indoor sports facilities are to have their fees waived for six months in...

8 December 2020

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aviary plan

Concept plans underway for Cornwall Park aviary upgrade

The upgrade of the Cornwall Park aviary is making progress with a draft concept plan created for bigger, enhanced...

8 December 2020

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public art

Free Hastings public art tours to be held weekly over summer

Public art is a prominent feature of Hastings’ city centre and public art walking tours are the perfect way to...

7 December 2020

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Village Vineyards Limited

Description: Village Vineyards Limited has applied for an On Licence for Village Vineyards Limited. The primary...

7 December 2020

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gaming machines

Sinking lid gambling policy aims to reduce problem gambling harm

A Hastings District Council hearings committee position to change to a sinking lid gambling policy for Hasting...

4 December 2020

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Christmas and New Year 2020/21 open hours

Council services and facilities will be operating during the Christmas and New Year holidays although some will...

4 December 2020

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Event Cinemas Limited

Description: Event Cinemas Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Event Cinemas Havelock North. The...

3 December 2020

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MJ UKA Foods Limited

Description: MJ UKA Foods Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Te Mata Four Square. The primary...

2 December 2020

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Carols in Cornwall Park

T’is the season to be jolly and what better way to get into the festive spirit than an evening of song and...

1 December 2020

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Hollie for Hawke’s Bay Christmas

One of New Zealand’s most successful soul singers, Hollie Smith, will be the headline act at this year’s Property...

1 December 2020

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Fiesta of Lights - watts of fun for all

It’s nearly that time of year again, when Showgrounds Hawke’s Bay Tomoana lights up for the Christmas/New Year...

1 December 2020

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Spreading the Christmas cheer at Toitoi

Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts and Events Centre is celebrating its first Christmas since reopening, so the team ha...

1 December 2020

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Hastings is absolutely beautiful

Hastings was crowned the Supreme winner of this year’s Keep New Zealand Beautiful Awards, something the community...

1 December 2020

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Keep cool in our pools

Summer is here and that means Splash Planet and the Aquatics Hastings outdoor pools at Frimley and Havelock North...

1 December 2020

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EAST 2020

EAST 2020 has opened at Hastings City Art Gallery – Te Whare Toi o Heretaunga –
a chance to see some of the...

1 December 2020

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Enjoy the iWays and Hawke’s Bay Trails this Summer

It’s officially summer and that means it’s time to dust off the bike or dig out the
walking shoes and set out on...

1 December 2020

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Progress continues to deliver safe drinking water

The construction of the Frimley water treatment and storage facility is well underway, with contractors on-site...

1 December 2020

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Waikare & District Sports Club Incorporated

Description: Waikare & District Sports Club Incorporated has applied for a Variation to Club Licence hours for...

1 December 2020

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Ash Ridge Wines Limited

Description: Ash Ridge Wines Limited has applied for a Renewal with Variation Off Licence for Ash Ridge Wines. ...

30 November 2020

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Havelock North Village Green

Green flagged: Our parks at the top of their game

The news that Hastings’ three premier parks have again been awarded international Green Flags is “fantastic”, say...

30 November 2020

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Under the Stars Limited

Description: Under the Stars Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Peak House. The primary business i...

30 November 2020

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International Cultures Day

Multicultural strategy celebrates Hastings’ diverse community

It’s been two and a half years in the making and now the Hastings District Council Multicultural Strategy is a...

27 November 2020

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Brendan and Megan

Toitoi manager wins national leadership award

Toitoi - Hawke’s Bay Arts & Events Centre kaiwhakahaere/manager Megan Peacock-Coyle has won a national event...

26 November 2020

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Apple Picking wooden bins

Plan delivered for Hawke’s Bay’s seasonal labour shortage

A comprehensive plan has been handed to the government to address the critical seasonal labour challenges being...

25 November 2020

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landfill tour

Free tour gives insight into Omarunui Landfill

Where does your waste go when you throw it away?
Next week, Hastings District Council’s waste minimisation...

24 November 2020

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Vitis Divine Limited

Description: Vitis Divine Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Decibel Wines. The primary busine...

23 November 2020

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speed consult

Public feedback balanced with technical advice in setting speed limits

The review into the speed limits of about 77 roads across Hastings district has concluded, with Hastings District...

18 November 2020

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Stonecroft Wines Limited

Description: Stonecroft Wines Limited has applied for an On Licence for Stonecroft. The primary business i...

17 November 2020

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EAST 2020 a snapshot of Hawke's Bay artists' creativity

It’s been months in preparation, and this Friday Hawke’s Bay’s flagship biennial exhibition, EAST 2020, opens to...

17 November 2020

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PUBLIC NOTICE

2020 Christmas Work Site Closedown Requirements

This is formal notification to all Service Authorities and Contractors engaged in physical construction work...

17 November 2020

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Cheeky Chucker web news

Let’s Keep Hastings Beautiful: put litter in a bin

“We need to beat litter; not by expecting people to pick up after us but by not dropping it in the first place,”...

16 November 2020

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Puketitiri Litter

Litterers: Throwing rubbish on the road is not cool!

More than a quarter of a tonne of litter has been cleared from the sides of Apley and Puketitiri roads by...

16 November 2020

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Collaborative approach to make roads safer for Hastings children

Student safety on the roads around four Hastings primary schools is set to be improved through an upcoming pilot...

16 November 2020

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Murdoch Wines Limited

Description: Murdoch Wines Limited has applied for an Off Licence for Murdoch Wines. The primary business i...

14 November 2020

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LDEAB Limited

Description: LDEAB Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Bellatinos Food Lovers Market. The primary...

13 November 2020

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Planting Warren Street

Council and community working hard in parks and reserves

Bursts of colour are starting to explode across Hastings’ parks, reserves and roundabouts, with the planting of...

12 November 2020

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Pick the bay crowd

Hundreds attend Pick the Bay employment expo

About 500 people poured through the doors of Functions on Hastings at Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts and Events Centre...

11 November 2020

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speed limit review

Four days set down for Hastings speed limits review hearings

Just over 2400 submissions were received in response to Hastings District Council’s consultation on proposed speed...

11 November 2020

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Eskdale 2

Eskdale Park planning will be strong on community input

Any proposal by Hawke’s Bay Mountain Bike Club to use part of Eskdale Park will definitely go out for public...

11 November 2020

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opera house

Top architecture award for Hawke’s Bay Opera House

The Hawke’s Bay Opera House is the heart of Toitoi - Hawke’s Bay Arts and Events Centre in Hastings and it...

5 November 2020

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National “Hoops in Parks” pilot to be trialled in Hastings district

In a first for New Zealand, Hastings District Council has teamed up with Basketball New Zealand, Basketball...

4 November 2020

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Treatment Plant

Open Day at wastewater treatment plant

The annual East Clive wastewater treatment plant open day is a popular event, so popular that a booking system i...

4 November 2020

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Rooster group

Hawke’s Bay Farmers Market celebrates 20th birthday

Another weekend of Hawke’s Bay Farmers’ Market 20th birthday celebrations took place last weekend, this time...

3 November 2020

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Common or Garden Limited

Description: Common or Garden Limited has applied for an On Licence for Spaceship. The primary business i...

2 November 2020

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Seed Hawkes Bay Limited

Description: Seed Hawkes Bay Limited has applied for an Off Licence for Seed Hawkes Bay. The primary business i...

2 November 2020

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Cake Stuff

Edible Fashion excitment builds

Hawke’s Bay’s Edible Fashion Awards return to Toitoi on November 13, and one of its biggest supporters could not...

1 November 2020

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St Georges

Summer F.A.W.C! events to devour

Running from November 6-15, F.A.W.C! Summer Series will see foodies from all over the country come together in...

1 November 2020

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band

Deco Bay Brass honour our fallen this November

This Armistice Day, Deco Bay Brass will give the Hastings community an opportunity to reflect on and celebrate the...

1 November 2020

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Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction

Celebrating 29 years in 2020, this event is a flagship fundraiser for Cranford Hospice, with attendees able to bid...

1 November 2020

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2020 RoseSunday Digi Slider

Come and relax at Rose Sunday

Rose Sunday is nearly here, and what better way to celebrate the arrival of Spring than to take your family and...

1 November 2020

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Pick the bay

Growers Employment Expo

Are you looking for more flexible work hours? Want part-time work just on the weekends? Or how about somewhere...

1 November 2020

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Hazmobile 2020 Webslider

The word on waste

In the first three months of our new kerbside services, we’ve lifted a lot of bins and emptied even more crates.

1 November 2020

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frimly poplar

Action on notable poplar tree aims to preserve and make safe

At more than 150 years old, the Populus Deltoids poplar tree in Frimley Park is showing signs of its age, making...

30 October 2020

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Big buzz at Flaxmere Night Market

The buzz was amazing at Thursday night’s very first Flaxmere Night Market [Oct 29], with hundreds of happy people...

30 October 2020

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Garden watering

Time to start thinking about conserving water

With summer approaching, Hastings and Napier residents are being urged to use less water to help reduce the...

29 October 2020

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Hastings a Beautiful winner

Hastings is not only officially New Zealand’s Most Beautiful Large Town - it is also the Keep New Zealand...

29 October 2020

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SUNA VONGSAKUL Limited

Description: Suna Vongsakul Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Thai Orchid Restaurant. The primary...

28 October 2020

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Tickner Limited

Description: Tickner Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for 13th Stag. The primary business i...

28 October 2020

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Look after your animals over Guy Fawkes

Special care needs to be taken of animals on and around Guy Fawkes Night.

27 October 2020

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Growers Employment Expo in Hawke’s Bay

A growers employment expo and information session is being held to showcase summer work and career opportunitie...

27 October 2020

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Porters Boutique Hotel Limited

Description: Porters Boutique Hotel Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Porters Boutique Hotel. The...

27 October 2020

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Unwined Cafe Limited

Description: Unwined Cafe Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for The Gravel’s Eatery. The primary...

23 October 2020

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Ebbett Park playground

Opening celebrations for Ebbett Park playground

Ebbett Park has a new playground, and to celebrate a public opening day will be held on Wednesday, October 28.

22 October 2020

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Tarbet St digger

Tarbet sections well underway

The water infrastructure is in place and work on the new street in the Tarbet St housing development in Flaxmere...

21 October 2020

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Roadsafe Hawke's Bay - Fatigue

If you're planning on a road-trip over the long weekend be sure to read this important information on fatigue from...

20 October 2020

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Haumoana water open

Haumoana first of eight community water supplies completed

The first of Hastings District’s eight small community drinking water supply upgrades has been completed. The new...

19 October 2020

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Register now for HazMobile collection

After being cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions in March this year, the annual HazMobile event is back on again...

19 October 2020

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2020 Labour Weekend Hours

Here are the long weekend hours for Council services and facilities.

19 October 2020

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OLG Limited

Description: OLG Limited has applied for a renewal Off Licence for Four Square Mahora. The primary business i...

17 October 2020

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Keirunga Gardens

Feedback wanted on Keirunga Gardens management plan

A proposed plan to enhance Keirunga Gardens in Havelock North will soon go out to public consultation, outlining...

16 October 2020

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Camberley mural a community effort

A new mural on the Camberley changing rooms building at Kirkpatrick Park is bringing the birds of some of the...

15 October 2020

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Wider community uses for Cornwall Park’s former tea kiosk planned

The former tea kiosk building in Cornwall Park is one of the city’s signature historic buildings, and could be...

15 October 2020

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Wider community uses for Cornwall Park’s former tea kiosk planned

The former tea kiosk building in Cornwall Park is one of the city’s signature historic buildings, and could be...

15 October 2020

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Amoise Wines Limited

Description: Amoise Wines Limited has applied for an Off Licence for Amoise Wines Limited. The primary busine...

13 October 2020

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Cape Kidnappers Station Limited

Description: Cape Kidnappers Station Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for The Farm at Cape Kidnapper...

12 October 2020

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TNT Restaurant Holdings Limited

Description: TNT Restaurant Holdings Limited has applied for a renewal On Licence for Mamacita. The primary...

9 October 2020

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Copper Knox Limited

Description: Copper Knox Limited has applied for an Off Licence for Copper Knox Limited. The primary business i...

9 October 2020

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Top woman: Pearl Jury first female with Civil Trade Certificate

The list of projects that Pearl Jury has worked on across Hawke’s Bay and beyond is impressive – she and her...

8 October 2020

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Flaxmere Town Centre

Feedback and ideas wanted for Flaxmere Town Centre plan

The untapped potential of the Flaxmere Town Centre is being explored by Hastings District Council, and the...

7 October 2020

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Alcohol ban

Temporary alcohol ban in relation to Spring Racing Carnival

Public notice is hereby given that, at a meeting held on 17 September 2020, Hastings District Council, in...

7 October 2020

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Albert Square home to “Nesting Phoenix” during October

Albert Square has a new resident – a towering, mythical creature that’s been created by a collective of local...

7 October 2020

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Cape Kidnappers access on track for Labour Weekend

The Department of Conservation (DOC) and Hastings District Council (HDC) say visitor risk management work at Cape...

2 October 2020

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Easy Tiger Trading Limited

Description: Easy Tiger Trading Limited has applied for an Off Licence for Easy Tiger Trading. The primary...

2 October 2020

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Awards recognise youth potential

Ten young people have been recognised for their diligence and resilience in the face of adversity at this year’...

1 October 2020

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