As of 1 March 2018, Fire and Emergency New Zealand has revoked the Restricted Fire Season for part of the Horowhenua District. An Open Fire Season (No Permit Required) is now in place from State Highway 1 inland. A Restricted Fire Season (Permits Required) is in place from State Highway 1 to the Coast.
As of Thursday 1 March, water restrictions for residents in Levin and Ōhau have been downgraded from Level 2 to Level 1. Water restrictions for residents in Shannon, Tokomaru, Foxton and Foxton Beach have been lifted.
View Council's 2017-2018 Annual Plan which outlines planned projects and activities, based on year three of the Long Term Plan 2015-2025.
The Horowhenua District Plan 2015 is a revised and updated version of the Operative District Plan (1999), made operative on 1 July 2015.
The Heritage Strategy assists both Council and the community to more effectively manage heritage with the Horowhenua District.
Horowhenua's Economic Development Strategy provides a roadmap for Council, business and the community to make decisions about our economic wellbeing.
Council's Open Space Strategy provides a strategic vision for open space within the Horowhenua District and proposes a large number of actions.
Council's Waste Management & Minimisation Plan has two main goals of improving the efficiency of resource use and reducing the harmful effects of waste.
The 2015-2025 Long Term Plan (LTP), adopted on 24 June 2015, is Council's key strategic planning document and outlines its financial situation as well as the levels of service for the 10 year period.
Council's reviewing its Reserve Management Plans (RMPs), many of which were prepared in 1999 & 2000. Plans currently being prepared or reviewed and those that have been completed can be viewed here.
Council's Shared Pathways Strategy provides a strategic framework for a shared pathways trail network linking the District's major communities.
The Horowhenua Development Plan, adopted in July 2008, identifies and addresses a range of growth pressure issues for the next 20 years and beyond.
The Foxton Beach Reserves Investment Plan is a programme of investment in the public reserves at Foxton Beach over a ten-year timeframe. Funding has been allocated from the Foxton Beach Freeholding Account to make improvements within these reserves over this timeframe.
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