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High unemployment drives teen to transform his district

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 5:17 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The hard work and dedication of an emerging young leader in Horowhenua has paid off after his project was supported by the Provincial Growth Fund today. More >>

Community planting day completes Waitārere dunes project

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 2:36 pm | Horowhenua District Council

A community planting day will complete a project led by Horowhenua District Council to extend stormwater outlet pipes and re-shape dunes at Waitārere Beach. More >>

iEmail nterference claims quashed

Monday, 12 November 2018, 2:18 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The Office of the Ombudsman has completed its investigation into email quarantine practices at Horowhenua District Council from 2011 to 2017 and has found those practices were unreasonable. More >>

Thompson House Gardens awarded prestigious Green Flag

Friday, 9 November 2018, 10:41 am | Horowhenua District Council

Levin’s Thompson House Gardens has been awarded an international Green Flag, making it one of only 20 Green Flag parks in New Zealand. More >>

Survey of residents identifies positives and negatives

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 10:50 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua residents are very happy with their libraries, swimming pools and rubbish collection, but think Horowhenua District Council could do better on footpath maintenance, stormwater and making roads safe for cyclists. More >>

Roaring chorus marks Armistice Day

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 8:56 am | Horowhenua District Council

Levin will experience a ‘roaring chorus’ of sound on Armistice Day to recreate the celebrations which greeted the end of the First World War. More >>

Final call for local talent

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 1:25 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Young local performers have until Sunday 4 November to register an act for Horowhenua’s Got Talent, an annual talent quest for young people aged between 12 and 24 years. More >>

Horowhenua District Plan changes accommodate growth

Monday, 29 October 2018, 4:30 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Changes to the Horowhenua District Plan to provide opportunities for growth in the district take effect from 1 November. More >>

Uncertainty ends and growth expected to accelerate

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 5:40 pm | Horowhenua District Council

After more than a decade of uncertainty, the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has committed to announcing a preferred location for the final stage of the Wellington northern corridor by year’s end. More >>

Public recordings of Council meetings require permission

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 10:36 am | Horowhenua District Council

Following a resolution of Horowhenua District Council, members of the public will have to seek permission to film a Committee or Council meeting. More >>

Tokomaru and Opiki are the essence of Horowhenua

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 10:27 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council has voted in favour of fully participating in any proposed boundary change conversations. More >>

Ombudsman Office practice investigation welcomed

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 3:17 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council Acting Chief Executive Mark Lester has welcomed today’s announcement that Council will be part of a self-initiated Ombudsman’s Office practice investigation of Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act (LGOIMA) ... More >>

Foxton Beach storm surge defences tested

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 8:52 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council worked with Horizons Regional Council, Palmerston North City Council 's Rescue and Emergency Response Team (REST) and the Foxton Beach Fire Brigade on Sunday to inflate a large barrier across Hartley Street in Foxton Beach. More >>

Expressions of Interest open for café

Monday, 1 October 2018, 4:50 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from café operators to lease and operate the Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō café. More >>

Nominations for Civic Honours Awards now open

Monday, 1 October 2018, 9:50 am | Horowhenua District Council

Nominations for Horowhenua District Council’s Civic Honours Awards are now open. Civic Honours Awards recognise outstanding voluntary service by individuals and community groups across eight categories: community, cultural, education, recreation/sport, ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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