New speed limits are in effect for most rural and rural residential roads in Horowhenua. The new speed limit schedules are available on the Land Transport Bylaw 2017 page.
View the Speed Limit Schedules
We have recently changed our phone system and there is a delay in answering Council calls at the moment. If your query is not urgent you can email us, message us on Facebook or contact us via our website and we'll respond as soon as we can. We appreciate your patience while we get up and running and back to our normal level of service.
Due to the wet ground conditions, the mowing of berms and reserves in Shannon, Mangaore and Tokomaru has been postponed. Once conditions improve mowing operations will resume. Thank you for your patience.
Have an address in Horowhenua? You can enjoy a free listing in our local directory, whether you are a business, a community organisation, a health practitioner or a tourism attraction. Join up here.
Read about the Grants Funding Programmes operated by Horowhenua District Council here. You can access information regarding Grants & Funding criteria, timeframes and application forms on these pages.
Council's aims to work with community groups to improve their resource and capabilities by coordinating volunteers and by providing relevant and useful training courses and workshops.
Community facilities, activities and support services to help older people maintain good health and an enjoyable lifestyle.
Part of the Community Wellbeing Strategy, the Horowhenua District Council Youth Action Plan 2016-2019 lays out key objectives for Youth Development over the next 3 years. Read more on our Youth pages.
Horowhenua District Council is committed to ensuring access to essential services and programs for all residents. On these pages you can read about our Horowhenua Access and Inclusion Plan and access links to local Health Services.
Horowhenua District Council’s Long Term Plan 2012 - 2022 (LTP) includes education as one of the community outcomes for our District. You can find out more about Education Horowhenua on these pages.
The Arts, Culture and Heritage Plan is aimed at community development and empowerment to encourage involvement in arts and culture, and the recognition of the heritage sector.
The Pride and Vibrancy Action plan is grounded in all of the Horowhenua District Council’s current strategies, particularly the Community Wellbeing Strategy and the Economic Development Strategy.
Includes links to the Community Connection; Capacity Building (Information on Training and Workshops opportunities) and Community Service pages including Volunteering and Civic Honours Awards pages.
Council has established firm foundations for Community Development growth and development. Find out more about our Strategies & Action plans, our Community Wellbeing Newsletters, Committee and Forums.
A Community Plan is the voice of that community and will highlight their goals and aspirations. Find out how you can contribute to the vision of your community.
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