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Waitārere Beach Surf Life Saving Community Facility Te Whare Waitā To Open On Saturday 2 December

Friday, 1 December 2023, 4:15 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The Waitārere Beach coastline is even more stunning, and safe, with the opening of the new Waitārere Beach Surf Life Saving Community Facility Te Whare Waitā. The community asset will open with a karakia, pōwhiri to welcome guests, and official ... More >>

Special Mayoral Award ‘Eke Tangaroa’ Presented For The First Time At This Year’s Civic Awards – 22 November 2023

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 1:52 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Outstanding things are achieved every day in Horowhenua, thanks to the invaluable work of many dedicated members of our community. <img src="" width="720" height="480"> The annual Civic and Youth Excellence ... More >>

New Green Flag Award For Jubilee Park Takes Total To Six For Horowhenua

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 12:42 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Jubilee Park in Levin has become the sixth Horowhenua green space to win the prestigious international Green Flag award. Before applying to enter Jubilee Park for the award this year, Horowhenua already had five Green Flag awards for: Thompson House Gardens, ... More >>

Pop Up Eats Popping Up At More Horowhenua Locations

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 3:23 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Popular food-truck market Pop Up Eats Horowhenua will be popping up in more locations around Horowhenua this summer. Pop Up Eats is a lively food truck market popular with families, foodies and people wanting a night off cooking. A range of cuisine ... More >>

Shaping Foxton’s Future: Community Planning Sessions

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 4:13 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is pleased to announce a series of community planning sessions designed to gather the community's input and ideas for the future of Foxton and Foxton Beach. In the light of the ongoing growth and the Ōtaki to North of Levin ... More >>

Horowhenua Artists To Showcase Their Talents

Friday, 3 November 2023, 11:12 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua residents can now enjoy more beautiful works of art on their streets with the addition of another new Chorus mural by a local artist, with a further three murals due in the coming months. The first mural, by Sonja Hart, features an abstract ... More >>

Consultation Opens For Proposed Freedom Camping Bylaw

Thursday, 2 November 2023, 1:04 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council would like your feedback on their Proposed Freedom Camping Bylaw. New Zealand’s freedom camping laws allow camping on all Council land unless it is prohibited through other methods, like a bylaw. Council are proposing to put ... More >>

Council Seeks Feedback On Proposed Changes To Rates Remission Policy – 20 October 2023

Friday, 20 October 2023, 3:08 pm | Horowhenua District Council

We are asking for feedback and submissions on proposed changes to our Rates Remission Policy, which aims to provide ratepayers with some financial assistance where they might have difficulty meeting their obligations to pay rates. The proposed changes ... More >>

Have Your Say - Long Term Plan Early Engagement In Full Swing

Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 3:23 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua, let your voices be heard. Early engagement for the Horowhenua District Council's Long Term Plan 2024-2044 (LTP) is now officially open on the Let's Kōrero online community engagement platform. Mayor Bernie Wanden emphasises the vital role ... More >>

Age On The Go Expo Set To Impress Again

Tuesday, 10 October 2023, 12:05 pm | Horowhenua District Council

One of the biggest expos in Horowhenua is returning on Friday 10 November 2023. Organised by Horowhenua District Council and supported by Te Whatu Ora, this year’s Age on the Go expo will feature dozens of stalls providing information, education ... More >>

All Terrain Wheelchairs To Make Horowhenua Even More Accessible

Tuesday, 3 October 2023, 12:09 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua has become even more accessible and inclusive to people with disabilities, with three all terrain wheel chairs and two all terrain walkers now available to use. Mayor Bernie Wanden says, “I am delighted that people with disabilities will ... More >>

How Horowhenua Will Celebrate Christmas 2023

Monday, 2 October 2023, 5:38 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is proud to be supporting a number of Christmas events for the community, but due to logistical costs, there will be no Christmas Parade in Levin this year. Santa will instead be making an appearance during a community ... More >>

Horowhenua To Light Up For Diwali – 2 October 2023

Monday, 2 October 2023, 12:11 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Partnering with members of our Indian community, Horowhenua District Council are lighting up the district to celebrate Diwali 2023. Diwali, also known as Deepavali or the Indian Festival of Light, has been a time for friends and family to gather, ... More >>

Horowhenua: A Holiday Destination Awakening To Its Potential

Thursday, 21 September 2023, 12:33 pm | Horowhenua District Council

On Sunday Mayor Wayne Brown caught the eye of Horowhenua District Council, when he questioned where it was. A community not known to shy away from a challenge, Horowhenua has responded with a diplomatic, yet humourous invitation, offering to ‘put the ... More >>

Levin Mountain Bike Club Receives Grant To Improve Trails

Thursday, 21 September 2023, 11:05 am | Horowhenua District Council

Working in partnership with Levin Mountain Bike Club, Horowhenua District Council are helping fund a new and improved network of mountain bike tracks at Levin’s Kohitere Trig. Cycle tourism is one of the most popular ways to see the country 'off ... More >>

Keep Horowhenua Beautiful This Clean Up Week – 25 August 2023

Friday, 25 August 2023, 1:10 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua is a beautiful place, and our community are being called to help keep it that way by getting involved in New Zealand’s largest movement against litter. Clean Up Week 2023 will take place from Saturday 16 September to Friday 22 September, ... More >>

Innovative And Diverse Fibre Crafts On Display In Foxton

Thursday, 17 August 2023, 6:27 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Knitters, weavers, spinners and textile artists from across Manawatū have come together to share an inspiring woven exhibition to Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom. A beautiful wide-ranging collection of handmade, hand spun and hand knitted woven goods; including ... More >>

Are You Eligible For A Rates Rebate?

Monday, 14 August 2023, 11:51 am | Horowhenua District Council

Around 2,200 Horowhenua ratepayers received a rates rebate in the 2022/23 rating year. If eligible, you are entitled to a rates rebate of up to a maximum of $750 for the 2023/24 rating year. Mayor Bernie Wanden says, “We are trying to make the ... More >>

Tertiary Scholarship Available For Horowhenua Student

Friday, 11 August 2023, 9:45 am | Horowhenua District Council

A Horowhenua tertiary student will receive $1,000 towards study fees and a unique paid working experience as part of a Tertiary Scholarship being reintroduced at Horowhenua District Council. Applications for the 2024 study year are open now and close on ... More >>

Council’s Next Round Of Community Grants Is Open For Application – 8 August 2022

Tuesday, 8 August 2023, 11:52 am | Horowhenua District Council

Do you need funding for your community organisation, programme, project or event that will benefit and enrich the lives of our community? Horowhenua District Council has a variety of Community Grants funding open for applications. Mark Hammond, Community ... More >>





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