Hastings District Council have announced a significant recovery package for Havelock North's business community, following the local water contamination.
Hastings District Council will be allocating $100,000 to support Havelock North business recovery, on top of the $10,000 already committed.
"The Havelock North business community have had a tough time as a result of the water contamination. We are committed to putting steps in place to ensure local businesses are supported" said Hastings Mayor, Lawrence Yule.
"Havelock North village has many small, owner operator businesses who are a vital and important part of our community. I encourage everyone to continue to look out for their neighbours and actively support our local businesses" said Mayor Yule.
In addition to the extensive government funding initiatives, Hon. Craig Foss announced that the government is committing $100,000 to help Havelock North Village recovery.
Hastings District Council will establish a promotional fund with the allocated government funding to be managed through the Havelock North Business Association.
Hastings District Council will work with the Havelock North Business Association and local business owners to determine the most appropriate and effective use of these funds. Full details will be announced next week.
5 October 2017
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