Christmas and New Year Opening Hours and Services

06 January 2020, 08:00 AM

Horowhenua District Council  |  Recycling Services  |  Kerbside Recycling & Rubbish Bag Collection  |  Community Centres  |  Public Pools  |  Dog Pound  |  Cemeteries 

Horowhenua District Council Main Office

(126 Oxford Street, Levin)

Day  Opening Hours 
Monday 23 December 8am – 5pm
Tuesday 24 December 8am - 5pm
Wednesday, 25 December 2019 to Thursday, 2 January 2020 Closed

Normal opening hours resume on Friday, 3 January 2020.

Please note there will be no building inspections undertaken between 12pm on Tuesday 24 December 2019 and 8am on Friday, 3 January 2020.

Recycling and Rubbish Collection

Permanent waste transfer and recycling stations 

Opening hours as normal, except for: 

Levin: Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day 

Foxton: Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day 

Shannon: Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day

Locations, opening hours, fees and charges are available on the Waste Transfer & Recycling Stations page

Summer recycling stations 

Foxton Beach: A recycling station is located on Seabury Ave and available from mid-December until mid-March.

Waitārere Beach: A recycling station is located behind the Surf Life Saving Club and is available all year round.

Waikawa Beach: A recycling station is located near the toilet block by the reserve and is available from mid-December to mid-March. 

Please dispose of approved recyclable material only. 

These recycling stations may be removed temporarily for servicing and emptying over this period.

Kerbside Recycling and Rubbish Bag Collection

Levin, Hōkio Beach, Foxton, Foxton Beach, Waitārere Beach, Tokomaru, Shannon, Ōhau, Manakau and Waikawa Beach:

Day Collection
Tuesday 24 December Normal collection
Wednesday 25 December Collected Saturday 21 December
Thursday 26 December Normal collection
Friday 27 December Normal collection
Monday 30 December Normal collection
Tuesday 31 December Normal collection
Wednesday 1 January Collected Saturday 28 December
Thursday 2 January Normal collection
Friday 3 January Normal collection

Please be aware collection times may vary. Please have bags and crates out by 7.30am. 

Community Centres

Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō

Day  Opening Hours
Monday 23 December 9am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 24 December 9am - 1pm
Wednesday 25 December Closed
Thursday 26 December Closed
Friday 27 December 9am - 5.30pm
Saturday 28 December 10am - 4pm
Sunday 29 December 1pm - 4pm
Monday 30 December 9am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 31 December 9am - 1pm
Wednesday 1 January Closed
Thursday 2 January Closed
Friday 3 January  Normal opening hours resume 

Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom

Day  Opening Hours
Monday 23 December 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 24 December 9am - 1pm
Wednesday 25 December Closed
Thursday 26 December 10am - 4pm
Friday 27 December 9am - 5pm
Saturday 28 December
(no Council services)
10am - 4pm
Sunday 29 December
(no Council services)
10am - 4pm
Monday 30 December 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 31 December 9am - 1pm
Wednesday 1 January 10am - 4pm
Thursday 2 January 10am - 4pm
Friday 3 January  Normal opening hours resume

Shannon Library (Library only)

Day  Opening Hours
Monday 23 December 10am - 12pm and 1pm - 5pm
Tuesday 24 December 9am - 1pm
Wednesday 25 December Closed
Thursday 26 December Closed
Friday 27 December 10am - 12pm and 1pm - 5pm
Saturday 28 December 10am - 12pm
Sunday 29 December Closed
Monday 30 December 10am - 12pm and 1pm - 5pm
Tuesday 31 December 9am - 1pm
Wednesday 1 January Closed
Thursday 2 January Closed
Friday 3 January  10am - 12pm and 1pm - 5pm 

Public Pools

Levin Aquatic Centre  |  Foxton Pool  |  Shannon Pool 

Levin Aquatic Centre

Day Opening Hours
Monday 23 December 6am - 9pm
Tuesday 24 December 6am - 6pm
Wednesday 25 December Closed
Thursday 26 December 11am – 6pm
Friday 27 December 6am – 9pm
Saturday 28 December 8am – 6pm
Sunday 29 December 8am – 6pm
Monday 30 December 6am – 9pm
Tuesday 31 December 6am – 6pm
Wednesday 1 January 11am – 6pm
Thursday 2 January 11am - 6pm
Friday 3 January  6am - 9pm

Foxton Pools

Day Opening Hours
Monday 23 December 11am - 7pm
Tuesday 24 December 11am - 6pm
Wednesday 25 December Closed
Thursday 26 December 11am - 6pm
Friday 27 December 11am - 7pm
Saturday 28 December 10am - 6pm
Sunday 29 December 10am - 6pm
Monday 30 December 11am - 7pm
Tuesday 31 December 11am - 6pm
Wednesday 1 January 11am - 6pm
Thursday 2 January 11am - 6pm
Friday 3 January Normal opening hours resume 

Shannon Pool*

Day Opening Hours
Monday 23 December 1pm - 6pm*
Tuesday 24 December 1pm - 6pm*
Wednesday 25 December Closed
Thursday 26 December  1pm - 6pm*
Friday 27 December 1pm - 6pm*
Saturday 28 December  1pm - 6pm*
Sunday 29 December  1pm - 6pm*
Monday 30 December  1pm - 6pm*
Tuesday 31 December  1pm - 6pm*
Wednesday 1 January 1pm - 6pm*
Thursday 2 January  1pm - 6pm*
Friday 3 January  Normal opening hours resume

*Weather permitting. For more information visit aquatics.horowhenua.govt.nz

Dog Pound

Please call Horowhenua District Council's contact centre on 06 366 0999

Cemeteries

For all cemeteries district-wide, a Sunday and Public Holiday Fee applies to all interments on Sundays and public holidays with the exception of Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day when no interments are permitted.