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Lake Horowhenua advocates finally gain recognition

Saturday, 1 December 2018, 11:52 am | Veronica Harrod

Two Lake Horowhenua owners Vivienne Taueki and Charles Rudd of MuaUpoko Iwi were recognised for their community service at Horowhenua's Civic Honours Awards held at Te Takere in Levin on Thursday 29 November. More >>

Horizons regional council double-dipping?

Friday, 23 November 2018, 9:46 am | Veronica Harrod

Horizons regional council wants ratepayers to pay for an integrated management plan to reduce pollution to Lake Horowhenua even though the project was one of several that received $1.27 million funding in 2014 - including $540,000 from the Environment ... More >>

650 percent increase in network delivering storm water

Friday, 23 November 2018, 9:45 am | Veronica Harrod

There has been a tsunami-like increase in the stormwater network discharging into Lake Horowhenua with an extra 39 kilometres added since 2008 - a fact the public have been kept in the dark about. More >>

650% increase in storm water network into lake Horowhenua

Friday, 9 November 2018, 6:56 pm | Veronica Harrod

There has been a tsunami-like increase in the stormwater network discharging into Lake Horowhenua with an extra 39 kilometres added since 2008 - a fact the public have been kept in the dark about. More >>

Land Court appoints sole trustee to Lake Horowhenua Trust

Friday, 2 November 2018, 3:17 pm | Veronica Harrod

The Maori Land Court has appointed Clinton Hemana of Rotorua sole trustee of the Lake Horowhenua Trust and the former trustees as "advisory trustees" until another election is held. More >>

Lake Horowhenua Trust now without trustees

Monday, 17 September 2018, 8:14 pm | Veronica Harrod

Lake Horowhenua Trust now has no trustees after an historic decision by the Maori Appellate Court quashed their appointment. More >>

Legal challenge to Lake Horowhenua Trust mandate continues

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 2:10 pm | Veronica Harrod

Lake Horowhenua Trust has been directed by the Maori Land Court to disclose further documentation to determine whether the Trust has breached its Trust Order – a claim the Trust denies. More >>

Levin and priority earthquake decisions

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 4:41 pm | Veronica Harrod

Intention to declare Levin’s Central Business District a priority earthquake area but not Shannon or Foxton More >>

Demolition and construction waste in Horowhenua

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 2:37 pm | Veronica Harrod

by Veronica Harrod Despite the amount of demolition and construction waste generated by land and property development Horowhenua District Council does not monitor how much waste is generated, how waste is disposed of or where it ends up. More >>

Horowhenua home ownership levels down

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 5:10 pm | Veronica Harrod

Say the word "economic development" and everyone thinks, "Great, what's wrong with economic development?" Economic development for who though? More >>

Debt levels spiralling in the Horowhenua

Monday, 6 August 2018, 4:50 pm | Veronica Harrod

This is an increase of $22 million since last year when council debt stood at $77 million. More >>

Jenny Rowan resigns as Lake Horowhenua Domain Board Chair

Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 2:39 pm | Veronica Harrod

Only four months into the job and Lake Horowhenua Domain Board chair Jenny Rowan resigned after Lake Horowhenua Trust registered a vote of no confidence in her. More >>

More and more spent by Horowhenua on economic development

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 9:55 am | Veronica Harrod

Horowhenua District Council spent almost $1.3 million on economic development activity between June 2016 and March 2018. More >>

Lake Horowhenua Trust ordered to provide answers

Monday, 25 June 2018, 1:13 pm | Veronica Harrod

Lake Horowhenua Trust has been given seven days to provide answers to the Maori Land Court about the purpose and legality of extensive earth works being carried out at Lake Horowhenua. More >>

New Levin medical centre first Horowhenua NZ Trust project

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 5:03 pm | Veronica Harrod

One of the first projects the recently established Horowhenua New Zealand Trust hopes to project lead is a new medical centre on public land Horowhenua District Council sold to BOHR Property Ltd late last year. More >>

The establishment of affordable housing zones

Friday, 1 June 2018, 2:17 pm | Veronica Harrod

Nationally land and property developers are not building affordable housing which is why the Government could consider setting aside affordable housing zones by statute. More >>

Public assets gone by dinner time

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 5:23 pm | Veronica Harrod

A decision on whether to transfer up to 40 percent of public assets owned by Horowhenua District Council to the recently named Horowhenua New Zealand Trust will be made at a council meeting on June 6, according to a well-placed local government source. More >>

Draft Levin Town Centre Plan and priority earthquake targets

Monday, 21 May 2018, 3:15 pm | Veronica Harrod

Why the draft Levin Town Centre Plan relies on areas being identified as priority earthquake targets More >>

Auditor General considering potential Horowhenua District Council conflicts of interest

Tuesday, 8 May 2018, 11:42 am | Veronica Harrod

The Office of the Auditor General is considering matters raised by members of the public relating to the sale by Horowhenua District Council of its pensioner housing portfolio and "related potential conflicts of interest." More >>

Deputy mayor buys up land including former Hospital site

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 11:25 am | Veronica Harrod

A land and property development company owned by Horowhenua District Council deputy mayor Wayne Bishop paid less than a quarter of the Capital Value for Levin’s former Horowhenua Hospital site in 2014. More >>





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