A National Transition Period is in place for all of New Zealand owing to the impacts of COVID-19. If you need urgent welfare support due to COVID-19, call 0800 422 923 from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday || We are currently responding with the Rural Advisory Group to the Hawke's Bay drought. Find out more »
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.
To find answers to frequently asked questions related to Council services and facilities impacted by the COVID-19 response please visit our
COVID-19 Level 2 FAQs page
We will continue to update this page as new information becomes available.
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 business support and advice visit the Hawke's Bay Business Hub website.
|Waipawa District Library||Closed|
|Waipukurau District Library||Open|
|Waipawa Centennial Memorial Swimming Pool||Closed
|A W Parsons Heated Pool Complex website||
|Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre||Please Contact
|Central Hawke's Bay Museum||Closed|
|Community Halls||Please Contact
|Face to Face Building Consents and Resource Consent Inspections||Open|
|Recycling Drop-off Centres||
|Freedom Camping Grounds||Pourerere, Kairakau, Aramoana/Shoal Beach Open
|CHB Public toilets||Open|
|Spirited Woman||27-29 Mar|
|Comfortably numb Pink Floyd||27 Mar|
|Ongaonga High Tea||29 Mar|
|National Ploughing Champs||4-5 Apr|
|Norsewood 2 Takapau fun run||5-Apr|
|Hawke's Bay Arts Trail||11-12 Apr||Postponed|
|Vantage Age Road Cycle Nationals||17-19 Apr||Postponed|
|Lions Bookarama||17-19 Apr||Postponed|
|Go 4 12 Youth Adventure Race @ Mangarara||17-19 Apr||Postponed|
|Waipukurau Community Service Day||18 Apri|
|Backpaddock Off-Road Challenge||19 Apr||Postponed|
|ANZAC Day Services||25 Apr|
|Caitlin Smith and Aro||26 Apr|
|Matariki ki Takapau||6 Jun|
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