FAQ - Ceremonies & Scholarships

We've put together some common questions we receive from our community about Governance, eg Council Meetings, Civic Honours Awards, and the corresponding answers.

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The Mayor and Councillors are keen to acknowledge the following attainments reached by residents within the Horowhenua District by way of congratulatory letters being sent to:

  • Couples celebrating their 50th (Golden) or 60th (Diamond) Wedding Anniversaries
  • Individuals celebrating their 90th or 100th birthdays.

The Executive Assistant to the Mayor is responsible for arranging such acknowledgements. To request formal recognition by Council please visit our Congratulatory Message Service page. We respectfully request that such requests for acknowledgement are made at least five working days in advance.

Horowhenua District Council introduced its Civic Honours Award system in 1995 to enable voluntary service within the district to be duly recognised. Since its inception, a number of district residents have received Civic Honours Awards over a wide range of voluntary community service categories. Civic Honours takes place towards the end of the year which includes recipients and family / friends.

For further information please see our Civic Honours Awards page.

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