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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.
To support growth, we're here to assist businesses to navigate through council process.
Demographic Information about the people of Horowhenua
Foxton — Welcoming by nature. The projects and plans are aimed at improving the environment and tourism ability of Foxton and Foxton Beach.
Our district needs to build an estimated 440 homes every year for the next decade if we are to meet demand – many of those homes are likely to be built by developers in Taraika with the rest spread across the district.
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