Hastings District Council has adopted three Draft Reserve Management Plans for public consultation, and people are encouraged to have their say on those plans over the next two months.
More than 180 reserves covering about 560 hectares within Hastings are owned and/or managed by Hastings District Council. Smaller reserves are managed under the Districtwide Reserve Management Plan, while larger and destination parks have their own plan, or share a plan with similar or nearby parks. The plans ensure parks and reserves are managed consistently, and that their natural, recreational, historical and cultural values are protected.
New plans for Eskdale Park and Frimley Park and a review of the Tainui, Tanner, Tauroa and Hikanui Reserves, as well as Keith Sands Grove, have been developed with the community over the past 12 months, using surveys, interviews, correspondence and park gatherings.
More than 1000 people provided feedback on Eskdale Park, over 200 on Frimley Park, and more than 500 on the Tainui, Tanner, Tauroa and Hikanui Reserves review.
The draft plans are available from July 2 on-line at www.myvoicemychoice.co.nz, or a copy of each is available to read on-site at public libraries in Hastings, and at Hastings District Council’s customer services centre, Lyndon Rd, Hastings.
Additionally, a copy of the draft Eskdale Plan and submission forms, are available at public libraries in Napier, and at the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council reception, Dalton St, Napier.
Submissions can be filled in on-line at www.myvoicemychoice.co.nz, or hard copy forms can be picked up from and dropped off at libraries in Hastings and Napier or Council’s customer service centre), or you can post them to Council (freepost information on the hard copy forms).
Council officers will be available to discuss each of the draft plans at drop-in sessions on the following dates this month:
Public consultation is open until Friday, September 2, 2022.
1 July 2022
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