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Horowhenua District Council publishes Governance Statement

Friday, 11 April 2014, 12:28 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council has adopted and published its revised Local Governance Statement for 2014 – 2017. The Local Governance Statement is a collection of information about the processes through which Council engages with residents of Horowhenua, as ... More >>

Council to draft local policy for Psychoactive Substances

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 2:39 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is to draft a policy to help minimise the impacts and any harm caused by 'legal highs'. More >>

Former Horowhenua student to study at Cambridge University

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 1:06 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Shem Harris is a young man from Horowhenua about to continue his strive for success at one of the world's most prestigious universities. The former Horowhenua College pupil and Horowhenua District Council Youth Voice member will study at Cambridge ... More >>

Council to look at new fees and charges for some services

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 4:22 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Changes to fees and charges for some user-pays services and facilities provided by Horowhenua District Council will be recommended at next Wednesday's Council meeting. More >>

Public encouraged to have say on Draft Annual Plan

Friday, 21 March 2014, 3:47 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Residents and ratepayers are encouraged to have their say on what is planned by Horowhenua District Council for the coming financial year. More >>

Shannon Water Treatment Plant officially opened

Monday, 17 March 2014, 3:44 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The Shannon community has marked a milestone with the official opening of the town’s new water treatment plant on Monday. More >>

Levin Police Constable Fiona Barker wins Australasian award

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 4:24 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Levin Police Constable Fiona Barker has become only the second New Zealander in seven years to win the Neighbourhood Watch Australasia Police Commissioner's Award. More >>

Horowhenua's economic development now guided by strategy

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 3:33 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua now has a visionary but practical strategy to strengthen and grow the District's economy. More >>

Council's Draft Annual Plan looks at revenue and expenditure

Friday, 7 March 2014, 1:31 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council has taken a close look at its finances in the development of its Draft Annual Plan 2014/2015, which is to be published on March 20, 2014. More >>

Horowhenua residents reminded to conserve water

Friday, 28 February 2014, 3:57 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua residents are urged to conserve water as a lack of significant rain is causing river levels to decrease and the demand for water to increase. More >>

Creative Communities Committee Appoints New Members

Friday, 28 February 2014, 12:43 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The Horowhenua Creative Communities Special Assessment Committee has appointed two new members following nominations in January and February. More >>

Potentially Earthquake Prone Buildings

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 9:35 am | Horowhenua District Council

An update on potentially earthquake-prone buildings is included in Horowhenua District Council’s March meeting agenda released today. More >>

Foxton Beach water mains to be flushed

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 10:43 am | Horowhenua District Council

The entire Foxton Beach water reticulation is to be flushed again in efforts to prevent some residents receiving water with colour, odour and taste issues. More >>

Lake Horowhenua restoration receives $1.27 million boost

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 10:14 am | Horowhenua District Council

Environment Minister Hon Amy Adams has announced that $540,000 from central government's Fresh Water Clean-Up Fund will be put towards the restoration of Lake Horowhenua, complementing $730,500 of funding from Horizons Regional Council, Horowhenua District ... More >>

Restricted Fire Season declared in Horowhenua District

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 12:34 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Permits will be required for all open-air fires with a Restricted Fire Season declared in the Horowhenua District from midnight this Wednesday until further notice. More >>

Community grants applications closing soon

Wednesday, 19 February 2014, 3:28 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Time is running out for applications for funding from three community grants schemes administered by Horowhenua District Council. More >>

Boil water notices in Tokomaru and Shannon to be lifted

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 1:05 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The precautionary boil water notices for Shannon and Tokomaru water supplies are to be lifted by Horowhenua District Council. The move has the support of the Ministry of Health and MidCentral Health's Public Health Services, who have confirmed the ... More >>

Flag flown to celebrate Chinese New Year

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 1:26 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The Chinese flag now flies outside the Horowhenua District Council building in Levin to mark Chinese New Year 2014 – The Year of the Horse. Celebrated worldwide on Friday 31 January, Chinese New Year is a traditional Chinese holiday observed on ... More >>

Sand blowing on Foxton Beach car park keeps contractors busy

Monday, 27 January 2014, 2:34 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Excessive sand blowing over the seawall at Foxton Beach is keeping Horowhenua District Council contractors busy removing the sand from the car-park. Council's Contracts Supervisor Mick Longley says the issue is caused by summer winds, and that contractor ... More >>

Nominations invited for Creative Communities Committee

Friday, 17 January 2014, 4:13 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The committee meets at least twice each year to determine the outcomes of applications lodged under the Horowhenua Creative Communities Grant Scheme. More >>

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