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Christmas and New Year 2017/2018 open hours

4 December 2017

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

Rubbish and recycling collections

There is no change to rubbish and recycling collections over the Christmas and New Year period, except for Waimarama which will have additional services during this time. Please see Waimarama collection hours for more information.

If you do go on holiday and miss your kerbside collection, here are the opening hours for our transfer stations over the holiday break:

Blackbridge Refuse Transfer Station

  • Mondays: 7.30am to 5pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 9am to 5pm
  • Christmas Day and New Year’s Day: Closed

Henderson Road Refuse Transfer Station

  • Monday to Saturday: 7.45am to 4.30pm
  • Sunday and public holidays: 9.45am to 4.30pm
  • Christmas Day and New Year’s Day: Closed

Green bin recycling:
7 days a week, 24 hours a day at the following locations:

  • Martin Place, Havelock North
  • Waimarama Domain
  • Blackbridge Transfer Station, Clive
  • Pukehamoamoa
  • Tutira
  • Poukawa

Hastings District Council Customer Service Centre

Friday 22 December: 8am – 3pm
Christmas Day and Boxing Day: Closed
Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 December: 8am – 5pm
Friday 29 December: 8am – 3pm
Monday 1 January: Closed
Tuesday 2 January: Closed
Wednesday 3 – Friday 5 January: 8am - 5pm

Our 24-hour call centre, phone 871 5000, will operate throughout the holiday period.

Hastings District Libraries (Hastings, Havelock North and Flaxmere)

  • Christmas Day and Boxing Day: Closed
  • Wednesday 27 - Friday 29 December: 9am – 6pm
  • Saturday 30 December: 10am – 4pm
  • Sunday 31 December: 1pm – 4pm (Hastings only, Flaxmere and Havelock North are closed)
  • New Year’s Day: Closed
  • Tuesday 2 January: Closed
  • Wednesday 3 – Saturday 6 January: 9am - 6pm

Aquatics Hastings

  • Clive Pool: closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day
  • Frimley Pool: closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day
  • Village Pool: closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day
  • Swim Heretaunga: closed 17 December – late January

For opening hours please visit the Aquatics Hastings website.

Splash Planet

  • Christmas Day: Closed

For opening hours please visit the Splash Planet website.

Flaxmere Community Centre & Flaxrock Gym

  • 6pm Friday 22 December – Wednesday 3 January: Closed

Camberley Community Centre

  • Friday 22 December – Wednesday 3 January: Closed

Hastings Sports Centre

  • Currently closed for maintenance until 5 February 2018

Animal Welfare Centre

  • Friday 22 December: 9am - 10am 
  • Saturday 23 December: 9am - 10am 
  • Sunday 24 December: Closed
  • Christmas Day and Boxing Day: Closed
  • Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 December: 9am - 10am and 3.30pm - 4.30pm
  • Friday 29 December: 9am - 10am 
  • Saturday 30 December: 9am - 10am
  • Sunday 31 December - Tuesday 2 January: Closed

Cemetery

  • Saturday 23 December: 8am – 2pm
  • Christmas Day and Boxing Day: Closed
  • Wednesday 27 – Friday 29 December: 8am – 4pm
  • Saturday 30 December: 8am – 2pm
  • New Year’s Day and 2 January: Closed

Transport

For public transport queries, visit Hawke's Bay Regional Council bus timetables

4 December 2017

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