To help stimulate activity in the Hastings City Centre,
there will be free parking in the central retail area for
the month of July.
The move was requested by Hastings
City Business Association members, and is part of a wider
Hastings District Council Covid Action Recovery Plan to
attract visitors and shoppers to the city
Hastings City Business Association manager
Lucinda Perry said Hastings CBD Ice Rink had been brought
back to the mall by the fountain from July 18 to 31 to help
draw people into town.
While parking will be free for
July, the time limits for car parks will still
The council’s Covid Action Recovery Plan also
includes a number of events and activations running through
until February next year, including an enhanced and extended
Blossom Festival, another Taste Hastings Festival, and
additions to traditional Christmas activations.
more information about the ice rink, and other events and
activities in the city, and the location of free carparks go