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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.

27 February 2009

Come along to the Earth Hour event at the Hawke's Bay Opera House Plaza, from 7pm on Saturday March 28, 2009 and receive free Ecobulb® light bulbs for your home.

Energy Mad have donated 5,500 Ecobulb® light bulbs to Hastings District Council in support of Earth Hour.

23 February 2009

Hastings District Council Principal Fire Officer Mike Maguire says despite recent cooler temperatures and light rain the public should still be aware of the extreme fire risk in Hawke's Bay.

23 February 2009

A recently resealed section of Omahu Road is being re-shaped and re-sealed after a surveying error meant the resurfacing was not done to specification.

19 February 2009

Hastings District Council's first Community Forum for 2009 asks “Are you fit enough to get funding?”