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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 >>

Youth apprehensions decrease attributed to initatives

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 3:26 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Police youth apprehensions in Horowhenua continue to decrease and it is being attributed to a united effort throughout the community. More >>

Bus stop to move from Levin Mall carpark to Bath Street

Friday, 30 May 2014, 2:52 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The bus stop at the Levin Mall carpark is to be moved to Bath Street outside Te Takere Horowhenua Culture and Community Centre. To take effect from Tuesday 1 July, there are several reasons for the move, one being that without buses travelling through ... More >>

Submissions for Draft Addition to Rates Remission Policy

Friday, 30 May 2014, 11:22 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is seeking submissions on its Draft Addition to the Policy on Rates Remission. The draft policy addresses the potential for inequitable rates being set on properties with high values within the newly created residential zones ... More >>

Work underway to reinstate Lindsay Road after land slip

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 2:13 pm | Horowhenua District Council

A large mechanically stabilised earth wall is to be built at the site of a land slip on Lindsay Road just north of Levin's township. More >>

Community workshop series a success

Monday, 19 May 2014, 9:44 am | Horowhenua District Council

Community workshop series a success More than 140 people from 70 community groups have benefited from a recent series of workshops for knowledge gaining and skills training. Twelve workshops were offered to volunteer groups and non-profit organisations ... More >>

Foxton Primary School welcomes Sister City children's art

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 3:52 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Foxton Primary School welcomes Sister City children's artwork Foxton Primary School has taken up the opportunity to display artwork by children from Foxton's sister city in Japan. All 10 artworks are by children who live in Narita, located 50 kilometres ... More >>

Two community grant schemes open for applications

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 3:22 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Nearly $40,000 in funding is on offer in two community grant schemes that have just opened for applications. The Shannon Community Development Grant, open for applications until 5pm on Friday 6 June, provides financial support to projects that bring benefits ... More >>



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