Horowhenua is at Alert Level 2. Many of our services have returned to normal and our facilities have reopened, with additional precautions in place where necessary.View information about Council's essential services during Alert Level 2
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The annual Civic Honours Awards are in recognition of voluntary service, honouring those who give up their time for community groups, clubs and organisations. Find out more about the awards including the process for nominations and selection.
Our Youth Excellence Scholarships are designed to reward young people's efforts in community service or excellence in sport, academia or art and culture. Find out more.
A complimentary message form is available to request formal recognition by Council of 50th or 60th Wedding Anniversaries and individuals celebrating their 90th or 100th birthdays.
Find out about the most recent and previous recipients of Civic Honours Awards, Certificates of Recognition and Youth Excellence Awards.
View information about the Community Funding and Recognition Committee, comprised of five Councillors.
View some common questions we receive from our community about Ceremonies & Scholarships, eg Civic Honours Awards, Congratulatory Message Service, and the corresponding answers.