Horowhenua District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Change of Fire Season Status

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 11:19 am | Horowhenua District Council

The lighting of fires in the open air within Horowhenua District - excluding the three kilometre coastal margin, all beaches, all land within one metre of DOC reserves and all DOC land - is now at OPEN status, meaning no permits are required. More >>

Proposed Long Term Plan for next 10 years to be released

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 11:33 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council's Draft Long Term Plan for 2015 - 2025 will be made public and open for submissions this Friday. More >>

Fletcher Reinforcing to relocate from Petone to Levin

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 11:19 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua's strategic business location has prompted New Zealand's largest construction company to move part of its operation to Levin. More >>

Foxton Beach water supply gains top marks

Friday, 28 November 2014, 11:55 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council's water supply to Foxton Beach has just received an Aa grade under Ministry of Health drinking water grading. More >>

Foxton river loop working party formed

Friday, 21 November 2014, 2:17 pm | Horowhenua District Council

A working party has been formed to investigate options to reintroduce permanent flow into the Manawatu River Loop at Foxton. More >>

Feedback will help form rating review proposal

Monday, 17 November 2014, 4:32 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is now considering public feedback as part of a review to its rating system and to help form a proposal for the Draft Long Term Plan 2015 - 2025. More >>

Horowhenua businesses surveyed on workforce needs

Monday, 10 November 2014, 4:35 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua employers are telling it like it is in an online survey for a strategy to ensure there are enough suitably-skilled staff available locally to meet the demands of growing industries in the District. More >>

Horowhenua's weekly community bus service to return

Monday, 10 November 2014, 9:39 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua's Day Out In Town Community Bus service is making a comeback, providing low-cost travel between Levin, Waitarere, Foxton, Foxton Beach and Shannon every Friday. More >>

Business owner keen to learn about Workforce Development

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 3:41 pm | Horowhenua District Council

A lack of suitably-skilled staff available in Horowhenua is forcing one business owner to don tools and take to the factory floor himself just to keep up with workload. More >>

Horowhenua art and asparagus celebrated at upcoming event

Friday, 17 October 2014, 9:39 am | Horowhenua District Council

The spring-time flavour of asparagus and the talents of Horowhenua artists will once again be celebrated at an upcoming annual event in Horowhenua. More >>

Workforce development strategy to address labour needs

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 10:28 am | Horowhenua District Council

A Horowhenua Workforce Development Strategy is planned in efforts to address the lack of suitably-skilled staff available locally - a major constraint to continued business growth in the district. This is one of the issues identified in the Horowhenua ... More >>

Water supplies gain best-ever compliance results

Monday, 6 October 2014, 3:30 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council's water supplies to Foxton Beach, Foxton and Shannon have just received their best-ever results for compliance with the Drinking Water Standards for New Zealand. MidCentral Health's Public Health Services Drinking Water ... More >>

Shannon Wastewater Solution Likely Soon

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 1:20 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Resource consent applications for Shannon’s wastewater treatment plant discharges are progressing well, thanks to effective collaboration between Horowhenua District Council and submitters. More >>

Unemployment drops and local economy on the up

Friday, 26 September 2014, 5:01 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Unemployment in Horowhenua has dropped 1.9 percent from a year ago and is now at its lowest rate since March 2009. More >>

Get Ready for Get Ready Week

Friday, 12 September 2014, 12:01 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Helping people and businesses prepare for a civil emergency is the aim of Get Ready Week from September 21 to 27. More >>

Tokomaru Water Treatment Plant upgrade brought forward

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 9:16 am | Horowhenua District Council

The Tokomaru Water Treatment Plant upgrade will now happen within the next year with Horowhenua District Council finding a more financially-viable option allowing the project to be brought forward from 2025. More >>

Artwork designs sought for Chorus street cabinets

Monday, 25 August 2014, 9:48 am | Horowhenua District Council

Artwork designs are being sought for the decoration of eight more Chorus telecommunications street cabinets in Levin. Chorus has commissioned the project following positive public feedback about the artistic painting of six cabinets last year. Designs must ... More >>

Horowhenua Youth Excellence Scholarships nominations invited

Friday, 15 August 2014, 9:24 am | Horowhenua District Council

Council's Chief Executive David Clapperton says $250 may not be a large sum of money these days, but if it sews the seed of opportunity for a young person then it is money well spent. More >>

Are you eligible for a Rates Rebate?

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 2:32 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Residential ratepayers with a combined income of up to $24,250 may be eligible for a rates rebate of up to $605. More >>

Nominate a Horowhenua person for New Zealander of the Year

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 10:53 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua Mayor Brendan Duffy has no doubt the 2015 New Zealander of the Year should be a local resident. However, he says for that to happen, people need to act and nominate someone before Tuesday 30 September 2014. More >>



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