As of 8 January 2018 Levin is at Level 3 Water Restrictions. As of 4 January 2018 Foxton & Foxton Beach has been upgraded to Level 2 Water Restrictions. Restrictions also remain for Shannon & Tokomaru (Level 2). Find out more about what the restrictions mean for you.
As of 21 December 2017, Fire and Emergency New Zealand have declared a Prohibited Fire Season (Total Fire Ban) for the whole Horowhenua District. Existing fire permits will be suspended, and no new permits will be issued unless deemed appropriate under Council’s bylaw.
Fire Season Status in Horowhenua District moves from Restricted to Prohibited
View Council's 2017-2018 Annual Plan which outlines planned projects and activities, based on year three of the Long Term Plan 2015-2025.
The Horowhenua District Plan 2015 is a revised and updated version of the Operative District Plan (1999), made operative on 1 July 2015.
The Heritage Strategy assists both Council and the community to more effectively manage heritage with the Horowhenua District.
Horowhenua's Economic Development Strategy provides a roadmap for Council, business and the community to make decisions about our economic wellbeing.
Council's Open Space Strategy provides a strategic vision for open space within the Horowhenua District and proposes a large number of actions.
Council's Waste Management & Minimisation Plan has two main goals of improving the efficiency of resource use and reducing the harmful effects of waste.
The 2015-2025 Long Term Plan (LTP), adopted on 24 June 2015, is Council's key strategic planning document and outlines its financial situation as well as the levels of service for the 10 year period.
Council's reviewing its Reserve Management Plans (RMPs), many of which were prepared in 1999 & 2000. Plans currently being prepared or reviewed and those that have been completed can be viewed here.
Council's Shared Pathways Strategy provides a strategic framework for a shared pathways trail network linking the District's major communities.
The Horowhenua Development Plan, adopted in July 2008, identifies and addresses a range of growth pressure issues for the next 20 years and beyond.
The Foxton Beach Reserves Investment Plan is a programme of investment in the public reserves at Foxton Beach over a ten-year timeframe. Funding has been allocated from the Foxton Beach Freeholding Account to make improvements within these reserves over this timeframe.
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