About 30 new citizens are welcomed into New Zealand and the Hastings District each month at a Citizenship Ceremony held in the Hastings District Council chambers. Each new citizen swears the oath or affirmation of allegiance and is presented with their Certificate of Citizenship. Each family is then presented with...
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This is an amazing annual event we’ve covered for several years, where the Hastings Heretaunga Lion Club pays tribute to two outstanding students from each of the secondary schools in Hastings and Havelock North. Former Havelock North photographer Terry Winn presents some wonderful portraits of the students relating to their...
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Acting mayor Sandra Hazlehurst and acting chief executive John O’Shaunessy officiated at this month’s ceremony, with a performance by Kahurangi Maori Dance Theatre. About 30 new citizens are welcomed into New Zealand and the Hastings District each month at a Citizenship Ceremony held in the Hastings District Council chambers. Each...
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About 30 new citizens are welcomed into New Zealand and the Hastings District each month at a Citizenship Ceremony held in the Hastings District Council chambers. Each new citizen swears the oath or affirmation of allegiance and is presented with their Certificate of Citizenship. Each family is then presented with...
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Acting Mayor Sandra Hazlehurst and chief executive Ross McLeod officiated at this month’s ceremony, with a performance by Kahurangi Maori Dance Theatre. About 30 new citizens are welcomed into New Zealand and the Hastings District each month at a Citizenship Ceremony held in the Hastings District Council chambers. Each new...
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Tonight was Sandra Hazlehurst’s first Citizenship Ceremony as Acting Mayor after Mayor Lawrence Yule took a leave of absence. Chief executive Ross McLeod officiated, with a performance by Kahurangi Maori Dance Theatre. About 30 new citizens are welcomed into New Zealand and the Hastings District each month at a Citizenship...
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It’s Volunteer Week, and Hastings District Council celebrated by honouring those amazing guys and gals who volunteer in the district’s 13 Rural Fire Forces. An Appreciation Night was held at the Havelock North Function Centre. A bonus to the event was a donation of an ATV from land-owners Andy Coltart...
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Tonight’s Citizenship Ceremony at the Hastings District Council was Mayor Lawrence Yule’s last before he resigns later this year. Councillors honoured him with a farewell speech, a waiata and haka. About 30 new citizens are welcomed into New Zealand and the Hastings District each month at a Citizenship Ceremony held...
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This would have to be my favourite assignment of the year. Hastings District Council accepts nominations for individuals and groups who have made a valuable – and voluntary – contribution to the community and presents each of them with a Civic Honours Award. This year’s awardees included Dr David Barry,...
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This would have to be my favourite assignment of the year. Hastings District Council accepts nominations for individuals and groups who have made a valuable – and voluntary – contribution to the community and presents each of them with a Civic Honours Award. This year’s awardees included Dr David Barry,...
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