News and Events


The Upstart Magazine Hastings City Bunny Adventure is on now in Hastings! 

Join us for the Upstart Hastings City Bunny Adventure and find the Easter Bunnies hidden on shop windows throughout Hastings City!

Get your entry form from the Hastings i-SITE or any of the special shops in town with a Bunny on the window.

Collect your stamps from participating stores between March 17th – 29th and when your card is full hand it over to the last shopkeeper to claim your special Easter Prize!

Make sure you come along to the Upstart Hastings City Big Hop on March 29th from 4-6pm in Civic Square, Hastings to find out if you’re one of our major prize winners thanks to Upstart Magazine. 

Find out what's happening in the Hastings CBD for businesses and visitors.

2017 Hastings City Business Association Inc AGM was held on Monday, 25th September 2017 at Focal Point Theater, Hastings.

Thank you to all that attended and especially to Acting Mayor Sandra Hazlehurst for her inspiring presentation on the future of our city.

The Elected Board for 2017/18 is;

        Craig Riddiford - BWR Accounting 

        Fiona Lambert - Maxim Barbers

        Hamish Gibbs - Hutchinson's Furniture and Flooring

        Natasha Bird - Mphosis Hair

        James Griffiths - Grieves Diamond Jewelers

        Gerard Barron - Common Room




Hastings CBD Vibrancy Plan

Find out how Hastings District Council is supporting the Hastings CBD through their comprehensive Vibrancy Plan...

Albert Square

An amazing, versatile space for performance, markets or just reading a book in the sun! This wonderful inner city greenspace has a stage that lowers down for all types of performance, including a basic lighting and sound system.

Harcourts Hastings City Night Market

We love bringing live local entertainment to the people at the Night Market.  It's a great way to set the scene, get people involved and to showcase some of our talented artists, musicians and performers. 

The Harcourts Hastings City Night Market is now closed for the Winter but will start again on October 19th for our Diwali Festival Night Market