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Parking in Hastings

Parking regulations aim to ensure cars are parked safely and considerately, as well as making sure everyone has a fair chance of getting a car park in the main retail areas.

In the busiest areas of the district, parking is subject to time limits and parking fees. These vary and are determined according to the distance the parking is from the main shopping area.

Across the district, Council responds to complaints about abandoned vehicles, illegally parked vehicles, and safety issues related to parked vehicles; for example vehicles parked over driveways or fire hydrants. 

Council is not authorised to deal with issues on private property or in private car parks (such as supermarkets).

For details of off-street, on-street and dedicated parking areas in central Hastings and Havelock North see the 2018 Parking Guide.

For information on mobility parking see the Mobility parking page.

For information on leased parking see the Leased Parking page.

Paying for parking

Where payment is required for parking you can pay by putting a coin in the meter or you can use a mobile phone app

Pay parking fines

Parking fines are generally required to be paid within 28 days. If your parking fine is not paid within 28 days of the ticket being issued, the vehicle holder will receive a reminder notice in the post. If the fine is not paid within 28 days of the reminder being issued, it will be lodged with the Courts. The fine, plus an administration cost, will then need to be paid directly to the Court (not to Council).

If you can't pay your fine before the due date, ask for the Parking Department at the Council for advice.

Discounts are available if you pay your ticket within 7 days, but only if stated on your ticket.

Link to pay your parking fine online

For more on parking tickets, including other ways to pay and the process for disputing parking tickets, see the Parking tickets page.

Parking complaints

If you find a vehicle abandoned outside your property or wish to bring illegal parking to our attention please complete the parking complaints form below, or phone Council on +64 6 871 5000.

Online Parking Complaints Form

Havelock North parking study

Hastings District Council has commissioned parking surveys in Havelock North to assess whether the current car parking provisions are meeting people's needs. The 2018 report is available from the 'related documents' section at the bottom of this page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parking Map

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