Levin was hit by a Tornado at approximately 6.30am this morning, causing havoc, taking down trees, impacting power lines and taking off roofs. A Mayoral Relief Fund has been established to assist people affected by the tornado. If you have any welfare or emergency accommodation needs, please phone Council on 06 366 0999.
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From 11.59pm 13 April 2022, all of Aotearoa moved to Orange under the COVID-19 Protection Framework.View updated information about Council’s services and facilities at Orange
View the Unite against COVID-19 website to find out what the move to Orange means
Poor weather conditions have caused slips at Mangahao Road, Shannon & Gladstone Road, Levin. Both roads are closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic. We'll provide further updates as soon as they become available. We're also monitoring any impact the rain may have on turbidity in our drinking water plants in Levin, Shannon & Tokomaru.
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Horowhenua is growing faster than expected and planning is underway for some of the largest infrastructure projects in our district’s history.
By 2041, more than 62,000 people will live in Horowhenua.
Recently, Council has been engaging with partners, groups and individuals on many plans and strategies that together will help us accommodate growth while protecting and improving our environment and lifestyle.
In this section we've pulled together growth-related information from across Council into one place, to provide a greater understanding of what's happening in our district.
There are many reasons behind the unprecedented growth in Horowhenua – you can find out more here.
Council has a programme of works focused on supporting growth, improving services and improving the environment and wellbeing – you can find out more about these projects here.
Here you can find out about monitoring, planning and measuring growth in Horowhenua.
Here you can find out about what Council has done to prepare for growth.
Demographic Information about the people of Horowhenua