32 days ago

Strong wind watch in place for Hawke's Bay south of Hastings and the Tararua District

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

MetService has issued a strong wind watch for Hawke's Bay south of Hastings and the Tararua District.

Valid: 6 hours from 9:00am to 3:00pm Wednesday
Forecast: Westerly winds may become severe in exposed places during this time.

People are advised to keep up to date with the latest forecasts.
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3 days ago

HDC & Recycling

Vivian from Clive

Why is it that the recycling truck refuses to uplift beer/wine bottles in boxes? They will uplift same if in a square/laundry type plastic container. So what's the difference?

1 day ago

Aquarium revamp to cost $51.3 million - What are your thoughts?

The team Reporter from Hawke's Bay News

Hi neighbours - the revamp of the National Aquarium of New Zealand is expected to cost $51.3 million before it opens in 2025.

It is said that the council was "redefining the aquarium to make a significant and positive contribution to New Zealand's aquatic environments", but an environmental expert has labelled this as "unwise".

What are your thoughts? Do you think this is a good or unwise investment? What do you think about the impact it could have on the coastline?
Read more here

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1 day ago

Poll: Local body election: What’s most important to you?

The team Reporter from Hawke's Bay News

The race is on for seats at the local council table, so what is the main issue you’ll be looking at when you cast your vote?
We’ll put whichever option gets the most votes to the candidates and ask what their policy is in that area.

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Local body election: What’s most important to you?
  • 24.5% Housing
    24.5% Complete
  • 2% Public transport
    2% Complete
  • 9.8% Roads
    9.8% Complete
  • 37.3% Rates
    37.3% Complete
  • 6.9% Climate change
    6.9% Complete
  • 1% Earthquake resilience
    1% Complete
  • 18.6% Other (please comment below)
    18.6% Complete
102 votes