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Council Votes To Workshop Climate Change Action Plan Initiatives

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 1:02 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Council was presented with a Draft Climate Plan Action Plan outlining key initiatives for endorsement, including a stocktake of Council's greenhouse emissions and development and the establishment of a sustainability policy to provide a roadmap for Council. ... More >>

Exhibition Celebrates 70 Year Contribution By Kuia, To Whānau Wellbeing

Friday, 8 October 2021, 10:59 am | Horowhenua District Council

At a time when a pandemic creates struggles and issues for whānau across the nation, it seems more important than ever to commemorate the help and support that the Māori Women’s Welfare League has provided to families in need, for 70 years. The exhibition ... More >>

Horowhenua Economy Stronger Than Pre-COVID-19 Pandemic

Friday, 8 October 2021, 9:24 am | Horowhenua District Council

Recently, Council heard that our local economy is thriving despite the challenge of a global pandemic. The Horowhenua New Zealand Trust (HNZT) Chair Antony Young and The Horowhenua Company Limited (THCL) Chief Executive Catriona McKay reported ... More >>

Fun Auction Of ‘Funky Foxton’ Painting In Manawatū Arts Trail

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 1:23 pm | Horowhenua District Council

There will be laugher and banter when the Artitude group of local artists exhibit their works in Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom, as part of the Manawatū Arts Trail. A painting by one of the group members, Z Goode, will be auctioned to art aficionados who will ... More >>

Horowhenua District Council - Three Waters Reform Update

Friday, 24 September 2021, 8:55 am | Horowhenua District Council

We know some of our community have felt uninformed and disengaged over the Three Waters Reform proposal. We’ve seen the comments on social media, we’ve listened to the feedback given in passing to our Councillors, and many of you have asked us ... More >>

2021 Civic Honours Awards nominations are now open

Monday, 20 September 2021, 2:40 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Do you know someone in Horowhenua who deserves to be recognised for going above and beyond in a voluntary capacity? Horowhenua District Council’s Civic Honours Awards are the perfect opportunity to nominate them for their outstanding contribution ... More >>

Horowhenua social housing supply could increase 25%

Friday, 17 September 2021, 10:54 am | Horowhenua District Council

Providing consent is granted, Horowhenua is set to get a 52 unit social housing development, which will be home to those individuals and families on the Social Housing Register. More >>

Foxton Te Awahou vying for NZ’s Most Beautiful Small Town

Tuesday, 7 September 2021, 12:36 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Foxton Te Awahou was recently nominated for the Most Beautiful Small Town in New Zealand. One of two finalists, Foxton Te Awahou was singled out for its dedication to sustainable tourism and restoring the destinations on the Manawatū River. More >>

Kindness, ingenuity and sustainability triumph at Awards

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 11:03 am | Horowhenua District Council

Te Whare Mahana recently secured a finalist spot in the Keep New Zealand Beautiful Community Group Awards. More >>

Water tanks to increase firefighting capacity in rural communities

Thursday, 26 August 2021, 12:57 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is improving firefighting capacity for local communities who aren’t on mains water supply. This investment will see the installation of nine water tanks, distributed to Hōkio Beach, Manakau, Waikawa Beach and Waitārere ... More >>

Three Waters Reform update

Friday, 20 August 2021, 2:09 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Council’s across New Zealand have been given an eight-week period to get their heads around all of the data and information surrounding Three Waters Reform, and provide feedback on the impacts and possible variations to the proposed reform package ... More >>

Council adopts initial Representation Review proposal

Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 2:57 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Council has adopted its initial representation review proposal, which includes having eight General Ward councillors representing three wards and one Māori Ward councillor totalling nine councillors, plus the Mayor. This is a variation on the current arrangements ... More >>

Council essential services to continue during lockdown

Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 12:40 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is assuring the community that council’s essential services will continue during the COVID-19 lockdown period. The country entered into Alert Level 4 at 11.59pm on Tuesday night, meaning only essential services could ... More >>

Grant Applications Reopen With More Options Available

Wednesday, 21 July 2021, 10:21 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council contestable grants will be open for applications from community groups from 1 August and close on 31 August 2021. These grants support a number of community groups and initiatives throughout Horowhenua. In the past, ... More >>

Levin, Shannon And Tokomaru Water Supply Update

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 9:23 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council can confirm that the water supply for Levin and Shannon have returned to normal and residents can return to using water as they usually would. In Tokomaru, contractors will be carrying out repairs to the water intake in the ... More >>

Council Adopts Long Term Plan With Resilient Infrastructure The Key Focus

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 4:33 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council has adopted its 2021-2041 Long Term Plan after considering over 500 submissions and hearing more than 50 community members and organisations have their say. ”With our population estimated to almost double by June 2041, we ... More >>

Development Contributions Key To Helping Horowhenua Fund Growth Fairly

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 3:58 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The Horowhenua District Council Development Contributions Policy comes into effect on 1 July 2021. It affects people developing new residential, commercial or industrial land and buildings. Prior to the introduction of the policy, the cost of financing ... More >>

Gladstone Road Realignment Fast Tracked As Second Landslip Permanently Closes Road.

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 2:48 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Gladstone Road, Levin, suffered a substantial landslip in February 2017. Since then the slip has continued to be active and as a result the residents have been subjected to multiple, regular, short term road closures. The heavy rainfall event on Sunday ... More >>

Gladstone Road Realignment Fast Tracked As Second Landslip Permanently Closes Road

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 1:26 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Gladstone Road, Levin, suffered a substantial landslip in February 2017. Since then, the slip has continued to be active and as a result the residents have been subjected to multiple, regular, short term road closures. The heavy rainfall event on Sunday ... More >>

Levin, Shannon And Tokomaru Water Supply Update

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 10:55 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council can confirm that water treatment plant reservoir levels are now at levels deemed safe. However, as large water usage businesses re-connect to the supply, and water pressure levels are increased across the network, we’re ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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