Horowhenua District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

72-Hour Film Challenge gives young filmmakers a chance

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 9:44 am | Horowhenua District Council

Budding filmmakers in Horowhenua will be able to put their talents to the test these school holidays in the 72-Hour Film Challenge. More >>

Youth Space celebrates Pacific cultures

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 10:09 am | Horowhenua District Council

Youth Space at Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō will celebrate Pacific cultures next week as the popular school holiday programme SPYFusion (South Pacific Youth Fusion) returns for its second year. More >>

Dog registration fee refunds up for grabs

Monday, 1 July 2019, 1:59 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua dog owners who pay their dog registration by Saturday 13 July will be in the draw to win a full refund of their dog registration fee. More >>

Heritage Fund open for applications

Monday, 1 July 2019, 12:03 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The Heritage Fund is for projects that conserve or restore the heritage value or character of a property recognised under the Horowhenua District Plan for its historical significance. The Fund is open for applications during July and August and has $30,000 ... More >>

Council demands action on state highway safety improvements

Friday, 28 June 2019, 3:16 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is calling on New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to take urgent action to address safety issues on stretches of State Highway 1 and State Highway 57 that run through the district. More >>

Reduced rates income increase as Annual Plan adopted

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 10:07 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council’s Annual Plan 2019/20 includes a drop in Council’s rates income increase from 5.9 per cent to 4.6 per cent, and a drop in the general rate increase from 16.8 per cent to 8.8 per cent. More >>

LGOIMA review suggestions welcomed

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 3:08 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council will introduce changes to improve its practice and compliance with the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act following a review by the Office of the Ombudsman. More >>

De Molen shines bright colours on Matariki stargazers

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 2:05 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Foxton’s Water Tower casts its impressive multi-coloured lightshow far into the distance, every night of the week, greeting the cars on State Highway One that zoom past town. More >>

Modern Māori Quartet entertain for Matariki

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 12:56 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Music lovers in Horowhenua can experience a fresh take on showband entertainment when the Modern Māori Quartet entertain as part of this year’s Matariki celebrations. More >>

Local elections candidate workshops in Horowhenua

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 3:59 pm | Horowhenua District Council

If you have thought about local politics and having a say in the future of your district, then find out more about standing as a candidate to become a community board member, a councillor or even a mayor. More >>

Matariki celebrations offer Māori weaving experience

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 9:45 am | Horowhenua District Council

The opportunity to try your hand at Māori flax weaving and finger string games is part of a two-week programme of events to celebrate Puanga Matariki in Horowhenua. More >>

New speed limits keep kids safe around schools

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 5:36 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Roads around six Levin schools will be safer for children following Horowhenua District Council’s adoption of four additional school zones with variable speed limits. More >>

Council adopts proposed rural roads speed limit changes

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 5:31 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Speed limits on most rural and rural residential roads in Horowhenua are set to drop following Horowhenua District Council’s adoption of proposed speed limit changes at its meeting on 12 June. More >>

Rates rebates applications to close soon

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 1:57 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua ratepayers who have yet to apply for a rates rebate for the 2018-2019 rating year are encouraged to do so before applications close on 28 June 2019. More >>

Lack of transport options of concern to Horowhenua residents

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 3:31 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The results of the first Horowhenua transportation survey show strong support for improved public transport options and call for prioritising cycling safety improvements on State Highways running through the district. More >>

Horowhenua District Council backs Vote 2019 campaign

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 1:07 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council has confirmed its participation in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) Vote 2019 campaign to lift nationwide voter turnout in local elections and increase people’s engagement with their local council. More >>

Council invites feedback on resident satisfaction

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 2:01 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is running its Resident Satisfaction Survey to find out what residents and ratepayers think about its services, facilities and communications. Community wellbeing is also an important part of the survey. More >>

More public transport options wanted, cycling safety

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 1:37 pm | Horowhenua District Council

More public transport options wanted, and cycling safety improvements on state highways More >>

Foxton Beach Pump Track awarded Active Park of the Year

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 10:26 am | Horowhenua District Council

Foxton Beach’s popular pump track has been awarded Active Park of the Year at the Recreation Aotearoa 2019 New Zealand Parks Awards. More >>

Applications open for CBD Amenity Improvement Fund

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 2:12 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The fund seeks to assist building and business owners to enhance their buildings and signage to improve the appearance of Levin’s CBD. It will contribute to achieving the objectives of the CBD Signage and Building Design Policy, which aims to reduce ... More >>



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