Minutes & Agendas

This page contains agendas and minutes for Horowhenua District Council meetings.

This page contains agendas and minutes for Horowhenua District Council meetings.

An agenda consists of the order paper and unconfirmed minutes of the previous meeting(s). Draft unconfirmed minutes shown below remain draft until they are confirmed by Council. Public Excluded Agendas and Minutes are not made readily available to the public, however where there is a Public Excluded Agenda, the item headings can be seen at the back of the Open Agendas. Publicly Excluded Minutes can also be requested following the official information request process.

Council & Committee Meetings at COVID-19 Traffic Light Settings

Council, including the Foxton Community Board, committees, hearings including District Licensing Committee (DLC) and Resource Management Act (RMA) hearings of Council, will meet in person or via audio visual link.

If public meetings cannot be held safely, Council may meet via audio visual link, at which point the public would be notified. Where meetings are held via audio visual link, all participating members count for the purpose of the meeting quorum in accordance with clause 25B of Schedule 7 to the Local Government Act 2002.

For meetings held in person and live streamed, media and members of the public can attend.

Requests to speak to Agenda items

During the COVID-19 Orange setting you can still be part of the decision making process by contacting our Governance Team on 06 366 0999 or emailing public.participation@horowhenua.govt.nz

You may also email supporting information that will be circulated to Council before the meeting. Requests for public participation and/or submissions must be received no later than 12pm on the day of the meeting.

Requests will not be accepted for:

  • matters that do not appear on a meeting agenda;
  • proceedings of committees that do not have a substantive resolution for adoption;
  • procedural items and reports which are for information only.

In all cases the request for public participation shall be referred to the Chairperson of the meeting to confirm acceptance. The person making the request shall be advised whether or not their request has been accepted. If declined the applicant shall be advised of the reasons why. The author of any report to which there are requests for public participation shall also be advised. 


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