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Consultation Adapted For Annual Plan Due To COVID-19

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 9:57 am | Horowhenua District Council

Due to the COVID-19 situation, Horowhenua District Council has adapted its consultation process for the Annual Plan 2020/2021. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our community significantly. However, Horowhenua District Council is maintaining ... More >>

Love Your Loo: Flush Only Paper, Pee And Poo

Monday, 30 March 2020, 5:06 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is asking residents to ‘Love Your Loo’ as increased flushing of wet wipes and hand-sanitising wipes during the COVID-19 pandemic sends sewer pump blockages soaring. “We’re seeing as many as three sewer pump blockages ... More >>

Council Essential Services To Continue During COVID-19 Lockdown

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 5:28 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 Wednesday night, meaning only essential services could ... More >>

Horowhenua District Council Closes Main Office, Public Toilets, Playgrounds

Monday, 23 March 2020, 5:01 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is closing its main office from 5pm today, Monday 23 March, following the government announcement that New Zealand is moving to COVID-19 alert level three and will move to level four within 48 hours. Council’s public ... More >>

Public Feedback To Open On Council’s Annual Plan

Friday, 20 March 2020, 7:17 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Public consultation on Horowhenua District Council’s 2020/2021 Annual Plan will begin on 25 March following Council’s adoption of the ‘What’s Our Plan 2020/2021’ consultation document on 20 March. Community Facilities and Events Manager Brent ... More >>

New Handbook Offers Guide To Engaging With Council

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 5:02 pm | Horowhenua District Council

If you’re interested in learning more about how you can engage with Horowhenua District Council and be more involved in local democratic processes, the newly-published Council Handbook 2020 is for you. The handbook is a collection of information about ... More >>

Kai, Culture And Colours Fiesta Cancelled

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 4:16 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council has cancelled its Kai, Culture and Colours Fiesta scheduled for Saturday 4 April. The decision to cancel the event follows the government ban on gatherings of 500 or more people for non-essential events to limit the potential ... More >>

Horowhenua Parks Host Special Events For Parks Week

Tuesday, 10 March 2020, 11:36 am | Horowhenua District Council

This week is Parks Week, and Horowhenua District Council is marking the occasion with some special events in the district’s parks. Aquatics Horowhenua is offering the opportunity to enjoy a free yogilates session in the award-winning Thompson House ... More >>

Dambusters Exhibition Takes Flight At Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 2:50 pm | Horowhenua District Council

A special exhibition that explores one of the most famous raids in military history opens this month at Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom. The Foxton community hub will host Dambusters – Boffins, Bravery and Bouncing Bombs from Friday 6 March until Sunday 3 May. The ... More >>

Applications open for four community grants schemes

Monday, 3 February 2020, 3:30 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is inviting applications for funding from four community grants schemes it administers. More >>

Popular children’s triathlon returns for fourth year

Friday, 31 January 2020, 3:01 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Aquatics Horowhenua is holding its fourth annual Let’s Move Together children’s triathlon, with a fun day of events and activities for the whole family. More >>

Classic cars glitz and teddy bear fun on Waitangi Day

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 5:50 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Foxton will be a magnet for car enthusiasts – and kids with teddy bears – on Waitangi Day. More >>

Horowhenua set to be transformed

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 12:06 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The decision to bring forward the construction of the Ōtaki to North of Levin Expressway (O2NL) is welcome news for our region. More >>

Queen/Cambridge Street roundabout to get safety upgrade

Friday, 24 January 2020, 5:18 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Levin’s busiest roundabout is being upgraded to make it safer for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. More >>

Nominations invited for Horowhenua Creative Communities

Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 2:12 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The Horowhenua Creative Communities Committee is seeking nominations for new members, following the recent retirement by rotation of three of its previous committee members. More >>

Feedback supports advocating for fast-tracking O2NL

Thursday, 16 January 2020, 10:01 am | Horowhenua District Council

The second round of engagement on the Horowhenua Integrated Transport Strategy (HITS) is complete. It focused on the vision, principles and proposed initiatives required to improve transport in Horowhenua. The strategy will guide the planning, investment ... More >>

Young artists sought to create for Levin skate park

Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 10:40 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is calling for talented young artists in the district to help brighten up Levin’s popular Paul Ireland Skate Park. More >>

Shaping the future of Waitārere Beach

Friday, 10 January 2020, 11:01 am | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is inviting residents of Waitārere Beach to help shape the future of their community. More >>

Rates rebates payments to ratepayers pass $1 million mark

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 10:35 am | Horowhenua District Council

Over $1 million in rates rebates has been paid to eligible Horowhenua ratepayers in the current financial year so far. Since the current rates rebates application period opened in July, there have been 1762 applications and $1,015,404 has been ... More >>

Electric vehicle charging stations come to Foxton

Monday, 16 December 2019, 4:59 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Two electric vehicle fast-charging stations installed on Clyde Street were officially opened by Mayor Bernie Wanden at 2.30pm today. More >>



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