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Farmers have two weeks to apply for drought relief fund

The Hawke’s Bay Rural Advisory Group is encouraging farmers to apply for the drought relief fund before it closes on September 30 this year. Lochie...

Splash Planet planned to open for summer season

Planning is continuing to open Splash Planet for this coming summer season, with an opening date of November 16. The Hastings facility is one of...

Hawke’s Bay ‘flying the flag’ for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

The five councils of Hawke’s Bay have collaborated to fly bilingual flags to celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori Māori Language Week. The bilingual...

Solutions Sought for Looming Seasonal Worker Shortage

Hawke’s Bay growers facing a serious labour shortage are working hard to entice more New Zealand workers for this year’s harvest. The horticulture and viticulture...

Waste minimisation fund about to open for applications

Applications for this year’s contestable Waste Minimisation Fund open on September 7, aimed at supporting local initiatives to minimise, avoid or reduce waste volumes. Hastings...

More drop-in sessions for speed limits review

Since consultation opened on Hastings District Council’s speed limits review on August 3, more than 1500 submissions have been received and a further three...

Report Highlights Challenges for Central Hawke’s Bay Water Storage

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is focusing its accelerated Water Security Programme on trialling below ground Managed Aquifer Recharge technology in the absence of viable...

Hawke’s Bay’s four local councils join Government three waters reform process to access $50m stimulus funding

Wairoa District Council, Napier City Council, Hastings District Council and Central Hawke’s Bay District Council have signed the Government’s memorandum of understanding, opting-in to...

Government Investment into Hastings Welcomed

Hastings Mayor Sandra Hazlehurst welcomes today’s announcement of further government investment into the region. “Te Mata Mushrooms is a highly valued food production business in...