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Incomplete auditor’s report is being peer reviewed

Monday, 17 July 2017, 1:14 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Incomplete auditor’s report is being peer reviewed An incomplete internal auditor’s report about Horowhenua District Council is being peer reviewed. Finance, Audit and Risk Subcommittee Independent Chair, Philip Jones says despite recommendations that ... More >>

Scientific approach fixes Foxton’s water clarity issues

Monday, 17 July 2017, 9:20 am | Horowhenua District Council

Foxton’s water clarity issues have been fixed for good and this will come as great news to residents experiencing discoloured water. More >>

Business Excellence a key priority for Horowhenua Council

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 12:40 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council has completed its inaugural assessment as part of the CouncilMARK™ local government excellence programme and been given an overall CouncilMARK™ rating of B. More >>

Funding secured for Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom

Monday, 10 July 2017, 6:50 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Foxton, Te Taitoa Māori o Te Awahou and New Zealand’s Dutch community to stand tall after funding secured Ko tēnei wāhi tūpuna o te taura whiri o te mātauranga me ngā Tāngata kātoa i te mana me ngā whakaaro nui. Dit is Oranjehof, waar culturen ... More >>

Submission on proposed expressway approved

Friday, 7 July 2017, 1:06 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Submission on proposed expressway approved Horowhenua District Council (HDC) has approved its submission to NZ Transport Agency’s (NZTA) proposal to create an expressway from Ōtaki to North of Levin as part of the Roads of National Significance. NZTA’s ... More >>

Growth prompts proposed change to Horowhenua District Plan

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 11:51 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council’s Strategy Committee this evening will consider a change to the District Plan which aims to provide for growth more efficiently within the main towns of the Horowhenua District. More >>

Vision to create a walk and cycleway around Lake Horowhenua

Friday, 23 June 2017, 8:32 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The vision is set for a 12 kilometre walk and cycle way to be created around Lake Horowhenua, also known as Punahou. Lake Horowhenua Trust chairperson Matt Sword says the idea of a walkway gathered force following a recent eight-hour hikoi around the ... More >>

Puanga Matariki - a time to honour the ancestors

Friday, 9 June 2017, 10:29 am | Horowhenua District Council

The Matariki stars signalling Māori new year are set to rise in the eastern skies of New Zealand. More >>

New water reservoir proposed for Foxton

Friday, 9 June 2017, 10:27 am | Horowhenua District Council

A small reservoir is proposed to be built near Foxton’s iconic water tower to increase drinking-water storage for the area and increase community resilience in a Civil Defence emergency or major fire. More >>

Resident Satisfaction Survey underway

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 5:12 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is once again running its Resident Satisfaction Survey to find out what residents and ratepayers think of the services and facilities provided to the community. More >>

Levin’s town water supply future-proofing continues

Friday, 26 May 2017, 4:03 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Levin’s town water supply future-proofing continues Horowhenua District Council has secured its desired volume of water it can draw from the Ohau River source for Levin’s town water supply. Council has gained the resource consent to abstract ... More >>

Pensioner Housing Stock Transfer

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 9:11 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council selected a preferred stock transfer partner for its pensioner housing portfolio at a Council meeting on Tuesday the 23rd of May 2017. More >>

S&P Global affirms Council’s credit rating

Monday, 22 May 2017, 3:19 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council’s retained their A+ rating for long-term foreign currency and local currency. More >>

Council pays tribute to Malcom Guy

Monday, 22 May 2017, 10:31 am | Horowhenua District Council

Malcolm Guy will be remembered as a man dedicated to the Horowhenua through his long service as a local government Councillor, Chairman and Mayor. More >>

New website highlights what Aquatics Horowhenua can offer

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 4:05 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Aquatics Horowhenua has a new-look and much more user-friendly website to highlight the facilities, swim school, programmes, events and activities offered in Levin, Foxton and Shannon. More >>

Collaborative approach welcomed

Friday, 5 May 2017, 3:43 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council welcomes NZ Transport Agency’s move to start again with the engagement process about the upgrade to State Highway 1 from Ōtaki to North of Levin. HDC is committed to working with residents, property owners, iwi, community ... More >>

Thembs up for Horowhenua District Council's building control

Friday, 5 May 2017, 10:10 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council’s building control processes have received the thumbs-up from the IANZ Building Consent Authority. More >>

Council adopts first-of-its-kind ‘Three Waters’ contract

Monday, 1 May 2017, 5:06 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is leading the way again by adopting a first-of-its-kind ‘Three Waters’ contract for the operations, maintenance and renewals of its drinking-water, wastewater and stormwater assets. More >>

Community input sought for two new Community Forums

Monday, 1 May 2017, 11:17 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is establishing two new community forums for the 2016 – 2019 term and is seeking community input. More >>

Horowhenua District Council Deputy Mayor remains in place

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 10:09 am | Horowhenua District Council

During the December 7 2016 Horowhenua District Council meeting, Councillor Wayne Bishop was elected by majority vote as the Deputy Mayor. More >>

 

 

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