News archive

27 April 2009

The Sister City wedding held in Hastings last year has been judged 'best cultural project' in New Zealand for 2008, at a Sister City conference in Hamilton.

24 April 2009

Ground moisture levels are dire, grass growth is minimal but most of all Hawke’s Bay farmers are suffering the financial pressure of three droughts in a row.

21 April 2009

All Clive residents are invited to the Clive Community Group meeting to hear feedback from the group on developments in Clive and issues affecting the community.

The meeting is on Monday, 27 April, at 7pm in the St Francis Church, Ferry Road, Clive.

31 March 2009

Hastings District Council and Hawke's Bay Regional Council Expo
'Working Towards Our Future'
April 3rd & 4th  Friday 12noon – 6pm and Saturday 9am – 3pm at the Hastings Sports Centre 

19 March 2009

This morning, Hastings District Council adopted its Draft 2009-2019 Ten Year Plan. Council wants residents of Hastings to tell it what they want the future of Hastings to look like.

19 March 2009

Rural Fire authorities and the New Zealand Fire Service have decided the fire risk has dropped enough to return to an Open Fire Season.

As of 8am on Friday morning it won’t be necessary to get a fire permit for fires in the open in both the Hastings District and Napier.

10 March 2009

This morning, Hastings District Council voted to increase the price of rubbish bags to cover the increasing cost of rubbish disposal. The price change is effective immediately.

10 March 2009

The Hastings District Council Civic Honour Awards Ceremony for 2009 is being held at 7pm, on Wednesday 11th March in the Council Chambers.

6 March 2009

Fees at Omaranui Landfill are set to increase from Wednesday, July 1 2009 after a Government levy comes into force and disposal costs per tonne increase.

2 March 2009

Ideas generated by Friday's Job Summit will have a positive impact on Hawke's Bay, says Hastings Mayor Lawrence Yule.