What we're working on

Council will progress the following engagements, projects and plans in 2020:

What we need to do


  • District Plan Changes including:
    • rezone growth areas so that the construction of new housing can begin
    • identify and protect outstanding natural landscapes so they are preserved
    • identify and protect sites and areas of cultural importance so they are preserved
  • Long Term Plan 2021-2041
  • Horowhenua Destination study
  • Research Climate Change effect on infrastructure

Road safety

  • Horowhenua Integrated Transport project plans
  • Urban speed limit review

Infrastructure and Environment

  • Implement improvements to the quality of the stormwater discharge in Levin
  • Ōhau water reticulation and capacity development
  • Ōhau wastewater reticulation development
  • Waitārere Beach water treatment and reticulation development
  • Aquatics Feasibility Study
  • Levin Landfill
  • Infrastructure outcomes from the Horowhenua Water Working Party
  • Shannon Community Centre feasibility study
  • SH1 and SH57 safety improvements:

Map showing planned safety improvements.

How you can get involved

Engagement processes will be held regularly throughout 2020 and 2021. Please visit our Have Your Say page to take part.