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Horowhenua Community Invited To ANZAC Day Commemorations

Monday, 8 April 2024, 3:08 pm | Horowhenua District Council

To commemorate ANZAC Day, a number of observances will be held in eight Horowhenua towns. Observed annually on 25 April, ANZAC Day is Aotearoa New Zealand's most important day of national commemoration. It marks the anniversary of the first major action ... More >>

Community Input Crucial In Hall's Future

Saturday, 6 April 2024, 4:57 am | Horowhenua District Council

Residents are urged to share thoughts, concerns and preferences regarding these options to shape the future of the Foxton War Memorial Hall. More >>

Drought Support For Horowhenua Farmers And Growers

Tuesday, 2 April 2024, 4:10 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The Government is extending crucial support to Horowhenua farmers, growers, and surrounding regions as we continue to face dry weather conditions. Agriculture Minister Todd McClay and Rural Communities Minister Mark Patterson have officially classified ... More >>

Hurricanes And Horowhenua To ‘Dominate The Domain'

Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 4:37 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Sky Super Rugby Aupiki fans are encouraged to ‘Dominate the Domain’ as Hurricanes Poua take on nib Blues at Levin Domain on Saturday 6 April 2024 at 2.05pm. Levin Domain can host up to 6,500 spectators, and this capacity was almost reached last ... More >>

Plan Change 4 (Tara-Ika) Now Operative

Thursday, 7 March 2024, 2:06 pm | Horowhenua District Council

One of the most significant and transformational urban development projects in our history is a step closer, with the Proposed Plan Change 4 (Tara-Ika Growth Area) to become operative on Tuesday 26 March 2024. Tara-Ika, a 420 hectare block of land ... More >>

Opinion Piece - Striking The Right Balance – Maximising Value From Council-owned Property

Thursday, 7 March 2024, 10:53 am | Horowhenua District Council

As Council grapples with the mounting costs across Horowhenua, a renewed focus is emerging on leveraging existing land holdings to maximise benefits for our community. Some parcels have been repurposed or redeveloped, yielding benefits that far outweigh ... More >>

Levin Town Centre Transformation Strategy

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 7:11 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Levin Town Centre Transformation Strategy Progressing With Potential Redevelopment Of Levin War Memorial Hall, Village Green And Skate Park As part of Horowhenua District Council’s Levin Town Centre Transformation Strategy, we will soon be seeking expressions ... More >>

Artist Transforms Levin’s Information Kiosk With Vibrant Mural

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 12:45 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Visitors approaching Levin from the north end are in for a visual treat as the Information Kiosk undergoes a stunning transformation. Renowned artist Joe McMenamin has breathed new life into the kiosk with a captivating mural, infusing it with his signature ... More >>

New Exhibition Honouring The Late Dr Cliff Whiting To Shine At Te Awahou Nieuwe

Tuesday, 23 January 2024, 11:30 am | Horowhenua District Council

  Escape to Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom and immerse yourself in the latest exhibition ‘To Catch a Falling Star, Hopukia te whetū rere’ which opens on Saturday 27 January and shows till Friday 22 March 2024. This brilliant and thought provoking ... More >>

Let’s Move Together Returning To Horowhenua – Friday 19 January 2024

Friday, 19 January 2024, 2:43 pm | Horowhenua District Council

After a three year hiatus, the fun and popular Let’s Move Together whānau triathlon is returning to Horowhenua. Young people and their whānau have three opportunities to embrace physical activity and have a great time through Let’s Move Together, ... More >>

Foxton Pools To Reopen With A Splash On 23 January 2024

Thursday, 11 January 2024, 12:17 pm | Horowhenua District Council

A refreshed Foxton Pools will open with a blessing, ribbon cutting ceremony and a community party on Tuesday 23 January 2024. After the revamped facility opens its doors to the public for the first time, our community will have year round use of ... More >>

Horowhenua District Council Pauses Work On Fluoridation

Friday, 22 December 2023, 12:55 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council (HDC) has paused work on fluoridating the Levin and Ōhau town water supply while it awaits the outcome of a High Court hearing in February 2024. On 27 July 2022, Horowhenua District Council received the mandate to fluoridate ... More >>

Horowhenua Youth Feature In New Photography Exhibition

Wednesday, 20 December 2023, 12:22 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Rangatahi from across our district take centre stage in a photo exhibition that is generating excitement throughout the Levin town centre. ‘We Are Horowhenua’ is a placemaking project that celebrates the regenerative power of art in fostering ... More >>

Team Effort Encouraged To Conserve Water

Tuesday, 19 December 2023, 4:15 pm | Horowhenua District Council

By adopting simple habits Horowhenua could save thousands of litres of water an hour. With drier and warmer weather around the corner, residents and visitors are being encouraged to adopt altruistic and easy habits to conserve water. Small changes ... More >>

Opinion Piece - Taking on the Affordable Housing Challenge

Monday, 18 December 2023, 8:24 pm | Horowhenua District Council

Like many regions across Aotearoa, Horowhenua is grappling with a shortage of affordable housing, particularly smaller one- and two-bedroom dwellings and universally designed (mobility) homes. Limited availability poses challenges for first home buyers, downsizing ... More >>

Horowhenua District Council Withdraws Growth Plan For Waitārere Beach Due To Infrastructure Challenges

Thursday, 14 December 2023, 12:06 pm | Horowhenua District Council

At the Council meeting on Wednesday 13 December 2023, Horowhenua District Council adopted the withdrawal of Proposed Plan Change 5 – Waitārere Beach growth area (PPC5). Initially designed to address rapid population growth in Horowhenua, PPC5 ... More >>

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 >>





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