Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) has declared a Restricted Fire Season for the entire Horowhenua District, as of 8am on Monday, 18 February 2019. A Prohibited Fire Season remains in place on all Horowhenua beaches and sand dunes.
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Water restrictions for Foxton and Foxton Beach have been lifted, effective from Wednesday, 13 March 2019, due to reduced demand for water.
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Level 2 water restrictions are in place for Levin and Ōhau from Wednesday 13 February until further notice.
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.
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