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16 June 2009

Hastings District Council Chief Executive Ross McLeod has now announced five of the six appointments to Council’s senior management team. These newly created positions are part of a broader improvement programme which will see Council embark on a host of service

12 June 2009

A steel clip-on to the Crosses Road Bridge is the final piece in a 1.2 kilometre cycleway which will give cyclists a safe off-road alternative to riding down Havelock Road. On Wednesday, 17 June, the engineers will close Crosses Road Bridge from 8.30am to 1.00pm.

11 June 2009

The Hastings District Council has been granted government funding for an innovative project that will benefit local young people.

11 June 2009

Hastings Mayor Lawrence Yule says taking another look at Air Quality standards and their compliance timeline could save Hawke’s Bay residents and businesses from serious financial implications.

10 June 2009

Hastings District Council's ten year plan tackles the big issues facing Hastings residents; aiming to stimulate the local economy, planning for the responsible use of our resources and encouraging community-driven projects.

9 June 2009

The message from users of Blackbridge Transfer Station has been clear and Hastings District Council has listened. Today, all 15 councillors voted to keep the transfer station open until December, when its current operational contract expires, and to look at options

2 June 2009

Hastings District Council started hearing oral submissions to its Draft Ten Year Plan today.

Written submissions to the plan closed three weeks ago and council is currently considering those submissions for the formulation of the final plan.

28 May 2009

Hastings District Councillors read and heard hundreds of submissions before debating the final form of the proposed new Dog Control Bylaw and Policy yesterday.

27 May 2009

Hastings District Council is hosting organisations which act in the interest of at-risk families and children at its next Community Forum.

Anyone interested in community issues is welcome to attend the forum, held at HDC's Council Chamber on Friday, June 12, between 10am and 1pm.

15 May 2009

Hawke's Bay farmers feeling the pressure of three consecutive droughts can get advice or just someone to talk to by calling one of the two newly appointed Agricultural Recovery Facilitators (ARFs).


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