(Noun: To blossom or come to fruition) “Poipoia te kakano, kia puawai - Nurture the seed and it will blossom”

Tuck into the winter edition of Puāwai and read about the wonderful mahi the team at the Foxton Beach Community Centre and Health Shuttle are doing to support their community. 

Learn how Coronation Day was celebrated in Horowhenua and get excited about the future by learning about the progress on some key facilities and infrastructure projects in the district.  

Make the most of your time outside in the garden with winter garden tips from Gardening with Simon. 

Tempt your taste buds with a gingernut recipe from Levin’s hottest new coffee shop to share with your friends and learn how you can celebrate Matariki in Horowhenua. 

We wish you all a safe and wonderful winter, but if you do need support from Police at any time, Bernie on the Beat reminds you about the best ways to contact Police. Remember: call 111 in an emergency. 

Collect it from stands

Hard copies of Puāwai are free and available to collect from stands located throughout the District. These can be found at*:

Levin:  Horowhenua District Council's Civic Building, Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō, Levin Mall, Levin New World, Focal Point and Whispers cafes, Work and Income, Age Concern, Te Whare Mahana and various cafes.

Foxton:  Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom, Foxton New World, Work and Income, DeMolen, Foxton Beach Community Centre and Foxton Beach Four Square.

Shannon:  Shannon Library and Horseman's Café.

Tokomaru:  Tokomaru Store.

If you are a community group, rest home or business which would like bulk copies for your members, residents or customers, let us know and we can provide these for you to collect from Horowhenua District Council's Civic Building.

*Until copies run out.