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 recipients included Anthony Richardson, Donald...
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Today we farewelled chief executive Ross McLeod who’s off to Australia. We’ve done a lot of citizenship ceremonies together and I wish him all the best. It’s been fun 🙂 About 30 new citizens are welcomed into New Zealand and the Hastings District each month at a Citizenship Ceremony held...
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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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The Industry Training Graduation is an initiative of the Mayors’ Taskforce for Jobs, a co-operation of the Hastings District Council, the Napier City Council and the various training organisations. Held at the Napier War Memorial Conference Centre, the assignment for me included social photos followed by entertainment, the guest speaker...
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Today’s ceremony was officiated by Hastings Mayor Mayor Sandra Hazlehurst, assisted by chief executive Ross McLeod and Hastings’ Ambassador Henare O’Keefe. The ceremony was followed by a wonderful performance by Kahurangi Maori Dance Theatre. About 30 new citizens are welcomed into New Zealand and the Hastings District each month at...
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Today’s ceremony was led by Cr Malcolm Dixon, assisted by acting chief executive Craig Cameron. As usual, the caps and cuddly lambs were very popular with the children. About 30 new citizens are welcomed into New Zealand and the Hastings District each month at a Citizenship Ceremony held in the...
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Today was the first citizenship ceremony for 2018, with Hastings Mayor Sandra Hazlehurst, assisted by acting chief executive Craig Cameron. The ceremony was followed by a wonderful performance by Kahurangi Maori Dance Theatre. About 30 new citizens are welcomed into New Zealand and the Hastings District each month at a...
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Today was the first citizenship ceremony for new Hastings Mayor Mayor Sandra Hazlehurst, assisted by chief executive Ross McLeod. The ceremony was followed by a wonderful performance by Kahurangi Maori Dance Theatre. About 30 new citizens were welcomed into New Zealand and the Hastings District this month at a Citizenship...
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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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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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