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Have your say
Give us your feedback by 5pm, Monday 3 August by commenting, or completing the submission form below. All feedback will be read and considered. Copies of the Policy are also available for viewing at the following locations:
- Napier City Council reception, First Floor, 231 Hastings Street, Napier. Open Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm
- Hastings District Council, Ground Floor, Lyndon Road, Hastings. Open Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm
- Hastings, Havelock North, Flaxmere, Napier and Taradale libraries
Download the Smokefree Submission Form (pdf 62 KB)
The Hawke's Bay District Health Board conducted a survey in 2013 to gauge people's thoughts on which areas should be smokefree. The survey findings found that the following areas should be smokefree:
|Near the entrance of public buildings
|Outdoor eating places at restaurants or cafes
|Near bus stops and train stations
|Parks and sports fields
|Outdoor music or sporting events
Less support was shown for beaches (45.6%) and outdoor public places in pubs (53.3%)
Read the full survey by Hawke's Bay District Health Board (pdf 746 KB)