Architectural designer wins top national award for Hastings school building

The designers of a Hastings school building and landscape, designed to represent the Heretaunga Plains when viewed from above, have received one of the most prestigious national awards in their field. Heretaunga Intermediate’s technology block was one of two projects to be awarded the 2023 Supreme Architectural Designers New Zealand Resene Architectural Design Award on […]

Tribune complex a tribute to couple’s vision and hard work

A Hastings landmark that closed due to earthquake risk has come alive as a stunning office, retail and hospitality precinct that rivals the best in New Zealand. Property developers and passionate Hastings’ champions Rob and Barb Hansen have brought life back into the former Hawke’s Bay Herald Tribune buildings, transforming them into a modern social and business precinct that still acknowledges its […]

Hawke’s Bay Construction wins at NZ House of the Year competition

Hawke’s Bay Construction has brought home a win at the national House of the Year competition following a string of victories at the regional level competition. The company took out their category, winning the Renovation $500,000 – $1 Million award for renovating an 1860s Category-2 heritage house on Bluff Hill. Hawke’s Bay Construction director Richard […]

Hawke’s Bay’s Tomoana food hub nets $41m in record sale for region

The Tomoana Food Hub processing and distribution centre on the outskirts of Hastings has been sold for $41 million in the highest-priced property sale ever in Hawke’s Bay. The sale to a new property of the 10.47 hectares to a property investment syndicate especially developed by Queenstown-based law firm Mitchell Mackersy was brokered by Danny […]