What is HBLASS?
Hawke’s Bay Local Authority Shared Services (HBLASS) is the company that the five Hawke’s Bay councils established to advance Shared Services in our region.
The Company is owned on an equal basis by all the councils, that is Central Hawke’s Bay District, Hawke’s Bay Regional, Hastings District, Napier City and the Wairoa District Councils.
Our objectives are about involving staff in delivering benefits to councils and their
- Improved levels of service
- Reduced costs
- Improved efficiency, and
- Increased value through innovation
Collaboration on Shared Services, procurement and working together is not a new thing for Hawke’s Bay councils. There are many existing examples, with just a few set out below.
|Joint Property Valuation Service||Joint Energy & Insurance Procurement||Omaranui Landfill|
|Regional Transport Strategy||Civil Defence Emergency Management||Geographic Information Services (GIS)|
|Refuse/ Recycling Collection Contracts||Matariki - Regional Economic Development Strategy Services||Coastal Management|
|Pathways Development||Regional Cultural Archives||Hawke's Bay Tourism|