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At Hawke’s Bay Regional Council we recognise that COVID-19 has a significant impact across our communities. This will continue for some time to come. We are closely monitoring the evolving situation and adapting to support our community. On this page we will keep you up to date with information and operational updates.

Last updated: 12 August 2020

Getting in touch

Find out all the ways you can get in touch with us here


Here is a link to some frequent questions to support local government fulfil Resource Management Act 1991 obligations. These relate to the COVID-19 response and recovery.

Please check our website for information about anything else. You can contact us here, or call 0800 108 838.

Hawke's Bay - currently at COVID-19 Level 1

We continue to be guided by our values and caring for each other during COVID-19. We follow national guidelines, responding to advice from experts and helping share notices and information in our region.

Under Level 1 we are working as normal.

Our offices are currently open as usual 8am til 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Where to go for information

The Unite against COVID-19 website has everything you need to know about COVID-19 in one place.
For the latest updates, what the COVID-19 alert levels mean and what help is available, visit


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