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Council Opens Call For Local Contractors To Join Trades Services Panel

Friday, 12 July 2024, 2:26 pm | Horowhenua District Council

This panel offers a unique opportunity for businesses to engage in Council projects, supporting the Parks and Property team in maintaining our facilities and open spaces to a consistently high standard. More >>

Water Restrictions Lifted - Levin and Ōhau

Thursday, 11 July 2024, 5:57 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Water restrictions for Levin and Ōhau have been lifted, effective immediately. Thank you for your cooperation and assistance with saving water during the restrictions. While restrictions are lifted, let's continue being mindful of our water use to ensure ... More >>

Council Adopts 2024-2044 Long Term Plan

Thursday, 27 June 2024, 10:54 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council officially adopted its Long Term Plan (LTP) 2024-2044 during a Council meeting held on Wednesday 26 June 2024. More >>

Resident Satisfaction Survey Results A Move In The Right Direction

Monday, 24 June 2024, 7:10 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Resident Satisfaction is at 62%, compared to 61% for 2023) and 49% for 2022. Council also uses Net Promoter Score (NPS) - a customer loyalty and satisfaction metric - to measure community sentiment. Council’s NPS improved by 5.7 points to -4.2, compared ... More >>

New Opening Hours For Community Facilities

Friday, 21 June 2024, 11:51 am | Horowhenua District Council

Following extensive community consultation and deliberations as part of the Long Term Plan 2024-2044, Horowhenua District Council is changing the opening hours across all of its Cultural and Community Centres and Libraries. More >>

Restoration Of The Ōtauru Stream Has Begun With Ngāti Whakatere Leading The Way

Wednesday, 19 June 2024, 1:46 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The Ōtauru Stream Riparian Planting project aims to improve the water quality and ecosystem of the stream, and will be completed through community planting initiatives involving several groups in our hāpori during the next three to five years. More >>

Higgins Awarded Road Maintenance, Renewals And Improvements Contract

Tuesday, 18 June 2024, 4:45 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The contract covers road construction, maintenance and renewal works, surfacing and a portion of the improvements programme planned in the current draft Long Term Plan 2024, making Horowhenua a better place to explore on foot, on your bike or in a vehicle. More >>

Horowhenua Now The 10th Fastest-Growing District In New Zealand

Friday, 14 June 2024, 12:34 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua's population has seen impressive growth, reaching 36,693 residents in March 2023. This marks a significant increase from five years ago when the population was 33,261, continuing a positive trend from the early 2010s. More >>

Council Secures 10-year Partnership With Green By Nature For Parks And Open Space Management – 12 June 2024

Wednesday, 12 June 2024, 11:54 am | Horowhenua District Council

During the contract negotiation, Council Officers and Green by Nature focused on maximising efficiency and value for the Horowhenua community. As a result, Green by Nature staff will closely collaborate with Officers at the Civic Building, streamlining ... More >>

Celebrating Rainbow Communities In Horowhenua This Pride Month

Wednesday, 5 June 2024, 4:22 pm | Horowhenua District Council

To celebrate Pride Month 2024, a series of events will be held in Horowhenua to honour our rainbow communities. More >>

Mayor Issues Clear Message Following Anti-social Behaviour In Levin

Monday, 3 June 2024, 8:38 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Levin has a rich history of motor racing. Many of our community are car enthusiasts, but this type of behaviour is not representative of them. More >>

Council’s New EPlan Goes Live

Friday, 31 May 2024, 9:53 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is pleased to announce the launch of its new ePlan, an interactive and user-friendly online version of the District Plan. Horowhenua District Council is pleased to announce the launch of its new ePlan, an interactive and user-friendly ... More >>

Companion Cards Making Entertainment More Accessible In Horowhenua

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 1:52 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The initiative, born out of Council’s Access and Inclusion Network, aims to offer fair ticketing costs for individuals with life-long impairments who may require additional attendant companion support to engage in everyday activities at our partnering venues ... More >>

HDC Supports Joint Letter To Government On Māori Wards

Friday, 24 May 2024, 4:21 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Mayor Bernie Wanden joined 51 Mayors and Chairs, and LGNZ in advocating for local decision-making regarding the imminent introduction of poll provisions on Māori Wards. This united stance highlights HDC’s commitment to fair and equitable representation ... More >>

Community Voice Plays A Major Role In Council’s Long Term Plan Deliberations

Thursday, 23 May 2024, 5:07 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Challenging times call for challenging choices and last night Councillors spoke of the many community voices that helped guide their decision making in a Long Term Plan process that proposes the biggest rates increase this district has seen. More >>

Council Signs Memorandum Of Understanding To Develop A Regional Water Plan

Tuesday, 21 May 2024, 5:13 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), committing to work with other Councils throughout the Wellington region to develop a new plan that supports improved water management. Under the Government's Local Water Done ... More >>

Council Establishes A Major Events Fund For Horowhenua

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 7:01 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Attracting Major Events to the district is estimated to boost the local economy, providing a return on investment upwards of 11:1 according to a report heard by Council at Wednesday’s Council Meeting. More >>

Council Withdraws Notified Resource Consent Application For Oxford Street London Plane Trees Removal

Wednesday, 15 May 2024, 11:03 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council announces the withdrawal of its Notified Resource Consent application aimed at removing 27 London Plane trees along Oxford Street in Levin, covering a distance of 300 meters from Queen Street West to Devon Street. More >>

Horowhenua Reaping The Benefits Of Leak Detecting Water Meters

Tuesday, 14 May 2024, 1:10 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The new meters can pick up leaks within 14 days, much faster than analogue meters which could take up to nine months. In the past two months, the meters have picked up 65 properties with private side leaks. More >>

Council Looks To Future As Three Waters Contract Brought In-house

Monday, 13 May 2024, 1:13 pm | Horowhenua District Council

With the Three Waters Reforms repealed by the new Coalition Government and the establishment of Local Waters Done Well (LWDW), ownership, management and service delivery of the Three Waters Services remains squarely with each Council. More >>





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