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Artwork designs sought for Chorus street cabinets

Monday, 25 August 2014, 9:48 am | Horowhenua District Council

Artwork designs are being sought for the decoration of eight more Chorus telecommunications street cabinets in Levin. Chorus has commissioned the project following positive public feedback about the artistic painting of six cabinets last year. Designs must ... More >>

Horowhenua Youth Excellence Scholarships nominations invited

Friday, 15 August 2014, 9:24 am | Horowhenua District Council

Council's Chief Executive David Clapperton says $250 may not be a large sum of money these days, but if it sews the seed of opportunity for a young person then it is money well spent. More >>

Are you eligible for a Rates Rebate?

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 2:32 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Residential ratepayers with a combined income of up to $24,250 may be eligible for a rates rebate of up to $605. More >>

Nominate a Horowhenua person for New Zealander of the Year

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 10:53 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua Mayor Brendan Duffy has no doubt the 2015 New Zealander of the Year should be a local resident. However, he says for that to happen, people need to act and nominate someone before Tuesday 30 September 2014. More >>

Initiative to move students into education and employment

Friday, 8 August 2014, 1:17 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Seeing all secondary school students move into higher education or employment is the aim of a new collaborative initiative of four local secondary schools. More >>

Behind the Hedges set to return next March

Friday, 8 August 2014, 12:04 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua's popular country lifestyle trail Behind the Hedges is set to return next March. After a one year break, the event which showcases lifestyle properties throughout the District is to be held on Sunday 15 March. It will again raise funds for Te Takere ... More >>

Lake Horowhenua Accord Action Plan launched

Sunday, 3 August 2014, 3:09 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The move to restore Lake Horowhenua's environmental health has taken another significant step forward with the launch of 34 key tasks to be undertaken over the next two years. More >>

Lake Horowhenua boat wash now open for use

Friday, 25 July 2014, 3:54 pm | Horowhenua District Council

A boat wash-down facility to reduce the risk of further lake weed species being introduced to Lake Horowhenua is now open for use. Located about 600 metres from the lake at the end of Queen Street in Levin, the boat wash design and construction ... More >>

Three community grant schemes open

Friday, 25 July 2014, 1:41 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Applications for funding from three community grants schemes administered by Horowhenua District Council are now open. More >>

Region welcomes Growth Study

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 3:34 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Central government plans are underway for a Manawatu-Whanganui Regional Growth Study to prioritise investment and economic development opportunities for the Horizons region. Announced today in Levin by Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and ... More >>

Meeting significant in building relationships

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 4:45 pm | Horowhenua District Council

A significant step to build relationships between Horowhenua District Council and local hapū took place last Sunday. Six Council representatives including Chief Executive David Clapperton and District Mayor Brendan Duffy were welcomed onto Huia Marae, ... More >>

Contact Youth Space closed temporarily after flooding

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 12:21 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Heavy rain in Levin early Tuesday morning caused flooding in the Contact Youth Space at Te Takere. More >>

Splash For No Cash is back

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 10:01 am | Horowhenua District Council

Children enrolled in swimming lessons at the Levin Aquatic Centre for Term 3 will also be able to swim at the pool during the entire term for free. The Centre is running its Splash For No Cash annual promotion, open to all Horowhenua children whose parents ... More >>

Foxton and Foxton Beach water mains to be flushed

Monday, 30 June 2014, 5:14 pm | Horowhenua District Council

In steps to ensure all Foxton and Foxton Beach residents receive clear drinking water, the water mains in both areas will be flushed every Friday. More >>

Resident Satisfaction Survey underway

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 12:29 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. The survey is being conducted through phone calls to randomly-selected ... More >>

Opportunity to get rid of potentially harmful agrichemicals

Friday, 13 June 2014, 2:32 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua farmers and growers are urged to make use of a subsidised programme to collect and dispose of unwanted agrichemicals. Agrecovery offers farmers and growers the chance to safely dispose of potentially dangerous chemicals, with collections ... More >>

Wellbeing model in finals at Local Government awards

Friday, 13 June 2014, 10:25 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council’s move to help government agencies and community groups co-ordinate efforts to support local people has earned it a place in the finals of the inaugural LGNZ (Local Government New Zealand) Excellence Awards. The awards recognise ... More >>

Report shows councils in sound overall financial position

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 5:04 pm | Horowhenua District Council

A newly-released independent report shows that councils in New Zealand are in a sound overall financial position - including Horowhenua District. More >>

Dog registration fees refunds on offer

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 9:24 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua dog owners can win a full refund of their dog registration fees but they will need to register and make payment by Friday 11 July. Horowhenua District Council is offering 10 refunds that will be drawn in the promotion to encourage owners to ... More >>

Horowhenua District Council now has its own waiata

Friday, 6 June 2014, 11:58 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council now has its own waiata Horowhenua District Council now has a dedicated waiata and has become one of only several councils throughout New Zealand to have their own. Titled Te Kaunihera o Horowhenua , it has been written ... More >>

 

 

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