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19 August 2009

A Hastings District Council community forum in September will provide attendees with knowledge as well as practical skills to help them raise funds for their charity or community groups.

The forum focusing on fundraising will be held in the Council Chamber at 207 Lyndon Street East on Friday, 4th September from 11am - 1:30pm

14 August 2009

Hastings ratepayers have been given an extra two weeks to pay their rates bills without penalty, to help them adjust to a new quarterly rates payment scheme.

11 August 2009

Details of a regional planning project for urban growth have been released today. The Heretaunga Plains Urban Development Strategy (HPUDS) is a combined effort by the Hastings District Council, Napier City Council and Hawke's Bay Regional Council to plan for urban growth in the years ahead. In the past, Hastings and Napier have planned for such growth independently.

Read more about this project on the HPUDS page.

7 August 2009

Dog owners will be required to keep their dogs on a lead in public urban areas in Hastings District from December 1, under new rules passed by the Hastings District Council yesterday.

7 August 2009

Councillors today voted to fund $10,000 per year to the lease of private land for a public road to the Clifton Motor Camp.

5 August 2009

An increase in the minimum charge at the Omarunui Landfill aims to encourage larger trucks and less frequent loads.

3 August 2009

Work and IncomeUp to 30 unemployed local people will take up work with the Hastings District Council this week as part of a government programme aimed at helping

31 July 2009

Building a boat shed without obtaining the necessary consents has cost a couple $4000 plus costs, after they yesterday pleaded guilty to charges brought by Hastings District Council under the Building Act 2002.

31 July 2009

Local Government Minister Rodney Hide has applauded a Hastings District Council initiative to speed up the building consent process.

29 July 2009

An application by DIY chain Bunnings to build a new large format retail store on the corner of Evenden and Pakowhai Road has been rejected by independent commissioners.

Commissioners Alan Watson and Hugh Hamilton returned their decision to regulatory body Hastings District Council this week.