Following the Government’s announcement on 23 March 2020, all Horowhenua District Council facilities, including the main office in Levin, closed from 5pm on Wednesday 25 March.
Read more about Council's essential services during lockdown
FENZ has declared a Restricted Fire Season for the entire Horowhenua District, as of 24 January 2020. See checkitsalright.nz for updates.Level 1 water restrictions remain in place for Levin and Ōhau, until further notice.
Water Restrictions for Horowhenua District
Mangahao White Water Park is a world class venue and a great place to watch kayakers rodeo kayaking or ‘hot dogging’ during competitions. The area, located below the Mangahao Power Station at Shannon, has been transformed into a community based nature reserve with world class kayaking facility by a community trust. The 300 metre section of river immediately below the power station has been modified so that water hydraulics form features perfect for slalom and freestyle white water paddling. The riverbank has been developed into a small nature park complete with native plants, perfect for family picnicking. There is also a community hall and toilets nearby. The area is a gateway for mountain bikers to go for a ride up to the dams (3-4 hours) and to tramps in the Tararua Forest Park.
End of Mangahao Rd, Shannon 4474 View Map
End of Mangahao Rd ,
06 366 0999
06 366 0983