2021-2031 Long Term Plan approved after two days of hearings and deliberations

Investment in critical assets a focus of Long Term Plan 2021-2031 After considering more than 700 community responses, including 165 formal submissions, Hastings District Councillors...

Extension for Working Holiday visas and Supplementary Seasonal Employment visas

Working holiday visas Working holiday visas that are expiring between 21 June 2021 and 31 December 2021 are being extended for a further six months. Visa...

Council’s new chief executive appointed

The right person for the job is how Wairoa Mayor Craig Little described the appointment of local man Kitea Tipuna to the permanent position...

Recognition for council programmes with LGNZ awards finalist announcement

Having all three Hastings entries in the annual Local Government Awards make the finals is “incredibly exciting”, says Hastings mayor Sandra Hazlehurst. It was announced...

MTG re-opening in July

We are re-opening the doors on Saturday 24 July and invite everyone to join us to celebrate this occasion! Thank you for your patience... We are...

The Apple Press® release new “Wellness” juice to give Kiwis a boost this winter

This week, The Apple Press®, Hawke’s Bay’s premium beverage company, announced another delicious new juice within their “Wellness” range which pairs Hawke’s Bay apples...

COVID-19: Dealing with false or misleading vaccine information in your workplace

Getting vaccinated is a personal choice, but if you want to support your employees to make informed decisions, make sure they know where to...

Stuart Nash – Next step for Economic Recovery

The government has taken the next step to boost regional economic recovery with the establishment of the new fund to replace the Provincial Growth...

New public-private effort on digital uptake

A new public-private partnership has been launched to improve access to digital technology and training for small businesses, to take advantage of new opportunities...