Horowhenua District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

30 public homes planned for Horowhenua welcomed

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 12:07 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua is set to benefit from the Government’s new Public Housing Plan, with up to 30 new homes to be built in the district over the next four years as part of a plan for 1,000 new homes around the country. More >>

Soft plastics to be removed from kerbside recycling

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 3:23 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council will not accept soft plastics in its kerbside recycling collection after Monday 1 October. More >>

Celebrating stories of women in Horowhenua

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 1:09 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Stories of, by and about women will be celebrated at this year’s Festival of Stories in an exciting programme of events at Libraries Horowhenua venues across the district. More >>

Local economy exceeds $900 million mark

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 10:25 am | Horowhenua District Council

The value of the Horowhenua economy has exceeded $900 million and is on track to exceed $1 billion in a few years’ time. More >>

Levin landfill meets nearly all consent conditions

Monday, 3 September 2018, 4:36 pm | Horowhenua District Council

In its annual report on the Levin Landfill consent compliance, Horizons Regional Council stated that Horowhenua District Council has met all but three of over 240 conditions of its resource consents. More >>

Life to the Max to revitalise Youth Space

Monday, 27 August 2018, 4:34 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council and local youth services provider Life to the Max begin a partnership today to enhance Youth Space at Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō. More >>

Locals take on Swimathon challenge

Monday, 20 August 2018, 9:49 am | Horowhenua District Council

Keen local swimmers will be out in force this weekend to take on the Aquatics Horowhenua Swimathon challenge. More >>

Largest subdivision in Levin since the 1970s on the cards

Friday, 17 August 2018, 9:08 am | Horowhenua District Council

A Master Plan is being created for a 2000-home subdivision on the eastern side of Levin. Built over 20 years, it will eventually be home to about 5,000 people. More >>

Draft vision for Horowhenua unveiled

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 10:42 am | Horowhenua District Council

Aspirations to provide for the intergenerational wellbeing of residents are key to a green paper vision presented to Horowhenua District Council’s Strategy Committee meeting yesterday. More >>

Rates rebate applications invited

Monday, 13 August 2018, 1:20 pm | Horowhenua District Council

It is time to apply for a rates rebate for the 2018/19 rating year. More >>

International community-led development expert visits Levin

Friday, 10 August 2018, 9:44 am | Horowhenua District Council

An international expert on community-led development, whose ideas have inspired programmes and projects around the world, is coming to Levin. More >>

Electric vehicle charging stations a step closer

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 4:22 pm | Horowhenua District Council

A network of fast-charging stations for electric vehicles came a step closer to reality today as the Energy Efficiency Conservation Authority (EECA) confirmed funding for the project. More >>

Basketball hoops for Waitārere Beach Domain

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 2:20 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Residents at Waitārere Beach now have the opportunity to learn basketball from a professional coach at their local park, thanks to the generosity of Dunkers basketball coach Mel Chandler and an upgrade to facilities at Waitārere Beach Domain. More >>

Recycling workshop turns plastic bags into art

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 9:29 am | Horowhenua District Council

Foxton’s community hub, Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom, played host to a workshop encouraging creative ways to re-use plastic bags on Friday 3 August. More >>

Five community grants schemes open

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 1:18 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is inviting applications for funding from five community grants schemes it administers. More >>

Dune lowering to begin at Foxton Beach

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 11:25 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is set to begin work lowering the dunes near the Beach Entrance Car Park in Foxton Beach. More >>

Prompt registration pays off for Horowhenua dog owners

Monday, 23 July 2018, 4:42 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Ten lucky Horowhenua dog owners have received a full refund on their dog registrations, including Levin resident Anne Young. More >>

Council adopts plan to minimise and manage waste

Friday, 20 July 2018, 9:06 am | Horowhenua District Council

Council adopted the Waste Minimisation and Management Plan, which sets targets for dealing with waste over the next six years and provides an action plan to meet those targets, at Wednesday night’s Council meeting. More >>

Community groups benefit from Long Term Plan

Friday, 13 July 2018, 2:42 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Funding for security cameras at Waitārere Beach is just one of the ways community groups have benefited from Horowhenua District Council’s 2018-2038 Long Term Plan (LTP). More >>

First stage of Shared Pathways network complete

Friday, 6 July 2018, 9:54 am | Horowhenua District Council

A new Shared Pathway along Arapaepae Road is proving popular with walkers and cyclists in Horowhenua. More >>



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