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Horowhenua Youth Excellence Scholarships nominations open

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 10:34 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua Youth Excellence Scholarships nominations open Nominations for Youth Excellence Scholarships offered by Horowhenua District Council are now open. There are up to 12 scholarships available, awarded across four categories; Community Service, ... More >>

Investment to help make Levin innovative lifestyle centre

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 4:26 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The potential for Levin to transform into a lifestyle centre specialising in living innovations for New Zealand’s older population has received a significant funding boost. More >>

Nominations for Civic Honours now open

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 4:24 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Nominations for Horowhenua District Council’s Civic Honours Awards are now open. The Awards recognise outstanding voluntary service by individuals and also community groups. More >>

Youth Health and Wellbeing Expo this Friday

Monday, 15 August 2016, 4:48 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The free expo promotes youth wellbeing by showcasing activities and services that focus on good health, fun and support for youth locally. More >>

Council contenders put their best feet forward

Monday, 15 August 2016, 12:37 pm | Horowhenua District Council

33 people have thrown their hats in the ring as candidates in the upcoming elections for Horowhenua District Council and Foxton Community Board. This includes four nominations for Mayor, 22 nominations for Councillors and seven nominations for Foxton Community ... More >>

Shannon Community Development Trust grant applications

Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 4:48 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Shannon Community Development Trust grant applications close soon Shannon Community Development Trust grant applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 31 August. The Trust provides targeted funding to non-profit organisations for projects that bring benefits ... More >>

Funding opportunities for local non-profit organisations

Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 4:46 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Funding opportunities for local non-profit organisations Applications for funding from the community grants schemes administered by Horowhenua District Council close at the end of August. All three community grant schemes are a vital contributor to ... More >>

A step closer to clear drinking water for all Foxtonites

Monday, 8 August 2016, 11:14 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is another step closer to ensuring crystal-clear drinking water for all Foxton residents. To improve the water clarity, the pH-level of the water in the town supply is being adjusted slightly to decrease its acidity and increase ... More >>

Horowhenua residents encouraged to nominate a local

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 3:50 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua residents are encouraged to nominate a local person to be the 2017 New Zealander of the Year. More >>

New hydrotherapy pool takes shape

Monday, 1 August 2016, 4:01 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The new hydrotherapy pool is taking shape as part of the Levin Aquatic Centre redevelopment. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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