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COVID-19

Central Hawke's Bay District Council is committed to ensuring we continue to deliver our essential services while supporting the response efforts and the ongoing security of our infrastructure during the COVID-19 pandemic

We are constantly planning and following Ministry of Health advice regarding community and staff health.

We will let the community know immediately of any changes to services or facility operations in relation to COVID-19.

Council encourages the community to follow the advice, guidance and direction of the Ministry of Health and the Government in their role as the lead agencies.

FAQs & Information

Check out our Alert Level 2 FAQs for more information.  Please contact Council on customerservice@chbdc.govt.nz if you have any inquiries.

Official information and updates

For the latest official Government information about everything related to COVID-19 go to Unite against COVID-19

For health advice and information contact Healthline (0800 358 5453) or visit the Ministry of Health website

For more information on two mass drive-through COVID-19 vaccination clinics from 9.30am to 4pm on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 September at Central Hawke's Bay Rugby & Sports Club, 26A Mitchell St Waipukurau. Book online here.

Latest news

Council's Everyday COVID Warriors: Solid Waste Team

Council's Everyday COVID Warriors: Solid Waste Team

They are the everyday warriors bringing a little normalcy to life in COVID times - follow our mini-series to disco...

16 September 2021

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A Message from Mayor Alex - Level 2

A Message from Mayor Alex - Level 2

As we move toward the new norm of life in Level 2 this week, let’s focus on supporting local, as businesses begin...

8 September 2021

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Update to Central Hawke's Bay Community: Many Central Hawke’s Bay District Council Services to Resume in COVID-19 Level 2

Update to Central Hawke's Bay Community: Many Central Hawke’s Bay District Council Services to Resume in COVID-19 Level 2

Following the Government’s decision to drop down to COVID-19 Level 2 at 11.59pm tonight (Tuesday September 7), Ce...

7 September 2021

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Council's Everyday COVID Warriors: Older Persons Network

Council's Everyday COVID Warriors: Older Persons Network

They are the everyday warriors bringing a little normalcy to life in COVID times - follow our mini-series to disco...

6 September 2021

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A Message from Mayor Alex - Level 3

A Message from Mayor Alex - Level 3

With the move to Lockdown Level 3, there’s a little more certainty for us in Central Hawke’s Bay this week, and...

1 September 2021

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A COVID-19 Message From Mayor Alex Walker

A COVID-19 Message From Mayor Alex Walker

By now, you will all have caught up on the big news, that New Zealand is once again diving with great uncertainty i...

18 August 2021

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Central Hawke’s Bay Community Encouraged to Be Kind, Stay Home in Lockdown Level 4

Central Hawke’s Bay Community Encouraged to Be Kind, Stay Home in Lockdown Level 4

It’s a message of stay home, stay safe and reach out to check on vulnerable friends, family and neighbours as Cen...

18 August 2021

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Council facilities and services 

Make sure to wear a mask, use the covid19 tracer app and
maintain physical distancing when using Council facilities

Facility Level 2
Waipawa Council Office Open * 
Waipawa District Library  Open * 
Waipukurau Pop-up Service Centre & AA  Open * 
Waipawa Centennial Memorial Swimming Pool Closed
Centralines Indoor Pool  Please contact Pool 
Civic Theatre Please contact Theatre
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre Open *
Central Hawke's Bay Museum Open *  
Community Halls Contact Hall Caretaker
Building Consents Site Inspections  Inspections allowed*
Transfer Stations Open *
Recycling Drop-off Centres  Open *
Kerbside Recycling Collection As normal
Kerbside Refuse Collection As normal
Three waters As normal
Drinking Fountains Closed
Community BBQ Closed
Freedom Camping Grounds Open *
Playgrounds & Skateparks (CHB) Open *
Public toilets (CHB) Open *

* conditions apply

 

Unite Against COVID19

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