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Video: Hastings Council gears up to decide on Long Term Plan, big rates rise expected

Council spending is coming under the microscope as the Hastings District Council as the district’s long-term Plan (LTP) is prepared. The plan sets the in...

Video: Want to fly directly to another regional centre? This is what Air New Zealand says needs to happen!

Air New Zealand has laid out what is needed for it to have regular flights directly from Napier to other regional centres without having to go through Auckland...

Video: Historic proposed rates increase is a result of underinvestment in city's infrastructure, Napier Mayor admits

The Mayor of Napier has admitted that years of underinvestment in the city’s infrastructure has resulted in ratepayers now being faced with a historic pro...

Video: Napier City Council proposes 23.7 per cent rates increase

Napier ratepayers are facing a proposed rates increase of 23.7 per cent – the highest ever in the Council’s history. At a Council meeting today, th...

Video: Stuart and Sarah Nash's big plans for Napier heritage building

Standing outside the old Napier courthouse on Marine Parade, Stuart and Sarah Nash have no doubt the daunting task that awaits them to turn the old building int...

Video: Puketapu set to get new bridge by next year

Having lost its bridge in Cyclone Gabrielle, the settlement of Puketapu is set to get a new permanent bridge by late next year. The original bridge at Puketapu...

Video: Prime Minister says his Government wants to work well with local authorities

The Government is looking at ways in which to get central and local government working together well, says Prime Minister Christopher. Luxon visited Hawke&rsqu...

Video: Luxon pays visit to Hawke's Bay, says Government aims to get economy working again

The Prime Minister has promised Hawke’s Bay that his government aims to get the economy working properly again. During a day visit to the region in which...

Video: Hawke’s Bay Expressway one of Government’s 15 Roads of National Significance

A much-touted election campaign promise could become a reality as the Government has earmarked the Hawke’s Bay Expressway as one of 15 Roads of National S...

Video: Horse of the Year returns after three-year absence

Photo by Kerry Marshall/KAMPIC Horse of the Year has finally returned to Hastings, starting today, after a three-year absence because of COVID-19 and Cyclone G...

Video: “Zeelandt’s no longer producing beer” – owner says decision to close was tough

“Zeelandt’s no longer producing beer” – local brewery owner Christopher Barber says the decision to close the Esk Valley was regrettable...

Video: Regional Council votes to change rating system from land value to capital value despite opposition

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has, after a protracted debate today, to move its rating system from land value (LV) to capital value (CV). Seven counci...

Video: Regional Council to decide on changing rating system from land value to capital value

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is set to decide on changing its rating system from land value to capital value at a meeting tomorrow. This comes after...

Video: Construction of New Awatoto roundabout is ahead of schedule

Construction of the new Awatoto roundabout on State Highway 51 is about four to five weeks ahead of schedule despite some delays to the project. This week&rsqu...

Video: Sustained effort over four years has seen dramatic drop in emergency housing in Hastings

A sustained effort by central and local government, iwi and other partners has seen a dramatic drop in emergency housing in the Hastings District, Council CEO N...

Video: Get set for the World Triathlon Cup Napier

Video from Napier City Council Napier will be a hive of activity as an elite group of athletes take part in the World Triathlon Cup and Age Group World Champs...

Video: Cyclone Gabrielle Recovery Taskforce had much more work it could have done, says Bayden Barber

The Cyclone Gabrielle Recovery Taskforce, which was wound up by the National Government this week, had so much more work to do, says Bayden Barber. Barber, who...

Video: Government declines Hastings Mayor's request for funding for Cyclone Gabrielle Category Three demolition costs

The new Government has rejected a request by the Mayor of Hastings for funding for the demolition costs of the homes of Cyclone Gabrielle Category Three propert...

Video: Retiring Hastings District Councillor says it has been an absolute privilege and honour to serve

Hastings District Councillor Ann Redstone, who has stepped down from her role after a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, says it has been an absolute privilege a...

Video: Big relief for Cyclone category three property owners as Hastings District Council decides not to make them pay demolition costs

There is relief among Cyclone Gabrielle Category Three property owners today after the Hastings District Council narrowly decided they were not liable for the c...