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Forecasts to help District plan for growth

Friday, 22 July 2016, 2:13 pm | Horowhenua District Council

New population, household and employment forecasts will help Horowhenua District Council develop its next Long Term Plan in preparation for the significant growth as a result of the state highway upgrades between Wellington and Levin. New Zealand ... More >>

Nominations open for local council elections

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 10:21 am | Horowhenua District Council

Nominations open for local council elections If you see yourself as a potential leader and are passionate about Horowhenua then now’s your chance to give local politics a go and have a say in your community’s future. Nominations for candidates ... More >>

Free public lecture on place-making

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 3:56 pm | Horowhenua District Council

A free public lecture on place-making - the creation of temporary projects, events, installations and amenities in towns and cities - will be held in Levin next week. More >>

Chinese Community Courtyard officially opened

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 9:07 am | Horowhenua District Council

A courtyard celebrating the Chinese community’s cultural connection and contribution to Horowhenua was officially opened in Levin on Saturday evening. Located in the south-west corner of Te Takere, the Chinese Community Courtyard was built in partnership ... More >>

Horowhenua District Council selected as a foundation council

Monday, 11 July 2016, 1:09 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council has been selected as a Foundation Council for a new independent standards system measuring local authorities. More >>

Thursday Night Street Feast to roll into Levin

Monday, 11 July 2016, 12:05 pm | Horowhenua District Council

A monthly pop-up global food village is set to launch in Levin on Thursday 21 July. More >>

Community feedback sought for Levin town centre

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 11:31 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is seeking community input to help shape a development strategy for Levin’s town centre. More >>

Information session for local government election candidates

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 11:07 am | Horowhenua District Council

If you have thought about local politics and having a say in the future of Horowhenua, then find out more about standing as a candidate to become a Foxton Community Board member, a Horowhenua District councillor or even District Mayor. More >>

Opportunity for dog owners to win registration fee refund

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 10:55 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua dog owners can win a full refund of their dog registration fees for the coming year, but they will need to register and make payment by Sunday 17 July. More >>

Rural Halls Grant applications open

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 3:24 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The Rural Halls Grant provides non-profit hall societies and organisations with funding to assist with the maintenance of community halls. The scheme provides funding once a year and has up to $25,000 available to distribute. More >>

Day Out In Town Bus timetable change

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 10:50 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua’s popular Day Out in Town Bus is to begin its loop of the District earlier in the day each Friday. More >>

Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom gains another significant grant

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 1:20 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Another half-million dollars in external funding has been obtained for Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom, the flagship facility incorporating the PiriharakekeGeneration Inspiration Centre, the National Dutch Connection Museum, and Foxton’s library and community ... More >>

Input sought for planning community services delivery

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 1:01 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is to establish a group of community representatives to provide input into planning, activities and delivery of aquatics, libraries and community services. Community Services Manager Denise Kidd says the group will advocate ... More >>

Major projects planned for Horowhenua

Monday, 30 May 2016, 11:39 am | Horowhenua District Council

A significant amount of work is on Horowhenua District Council’s agenda for the coming year. More >>

Joint transfer to Community Housing Provider

Friday, 27 May 2016, 12:38 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The Government has announced today that it will explore an opportunity to include approximately 250 Housing New Zealand properties and tenancies in the region with Horowhenua District Council’s pensioner housing units in a joint transfer to a ... More >>

Horowhenua District Council backs Vote2016 campaign

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:09 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council has confirmed its participation in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) Vote2016 campaign to increase nationwide voter participation in the October local elections to more than 50 per cent. More >>

Horowhenua’s library and community centres draw the crowds

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 11:19 am | Horowhenua District Council

People flocked to Te Takere in Levin during April, helped by the popular Cubic Structural Evolution Project hands-on installation featuring 120,000 white Lego blocks and the construction creativity of visitors. More >>

New Public Places Bylaw to benefit everyone

Monday, 9 May 2016, 12:21 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Efforts to ensure Horowhenua residents and visitors can safely enjoy public spaces throughout the District is the aim of the new Public Places Bylaw 2016 which came into effect last Friday. More >>

Horowhenua Social Sector Trial to become community-led

Friday, 6 May 2016, 9:13 am | Horowhenua District Council

The successful five year Social Sector Trial in Horowhenua is to transition from being community-influenced to community-led by the end of the year. More >>

Horowhenua leading the way with land-irrigated wastewater

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 11:07 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua leading the way with land-irrigated wastewater The successfully-completed upgrade of the Shannon Wastewater Treatment Plant takes Horowhenua a significant step closer to seeing nearly all of the District’s wastewater irrigated to land. ... More >>



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