Parks, Reserves & Recreation
Horowhenua District Council maintains the District's parks and reserves and recreational spaces on behalf of its residents, to ensure that our District is a great place to live, work and play. Whether you're a resident of Horowhenua or a visitor to our region, below is your online directory of parks and reserves around our District.
Camping is allowed (with permit only) at Kimberley and Parikawau Reserves, at certain times of the year. Please check the directory for more information. Parks and Reserves information is also available for downloading in our Out and About brochure below.
You can apply online to use Council facilities using our online application forms below, or apply offline by downloading the print versions. If applying offline, please print, complete and hand in your application at Council's Customer Service Centre or scan the form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please Note: Enquiries for All Sports Ground and Parks & facilities to email@example.com or by phone (06) 366 0999. *Printed booking forms can scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or delivered by hand to Council's Customer Service Centre.
Camping Permits are managed by Horowhenua District Council. Enquiries can be made by email to email@example.com or by phone on (06) 366 0999. Printed camping permit application forms can be scanned and e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or delivered by hand to Council's Customer Service Centre.
34 Result(s) Found
Foxton Beach Foreshore and Surf Club, Foxton Beach
Off Ocean Beach/Marine Pde roundabout, Foxton Beach, Foxton Beach 4815
Horowhenua’s best surfing beach and a safe, patrolled swimming spot in summer. Horses allowed but please keep off the dunes. Dogs off leash outside of patrolled swimming areas
Tagged as : , Beaches, Nature, Parks & Reserves, Scenic Reserve, Swimming Pools & Water Play, Trails and Bike Tracks
Hank Edwards Reserve and Waikawa Beach Foreshore, Waikawa Beach
Beach end of Waikawa Beach Rd, Waikawa Beach, Waikawa Beach 5573
Family picnic spot, with picnic tables, a basketball hoop, a childrens’ playground and an outdoor shower for after your swim. The river is the perfect place for canoeing, kayaking and swimming.
Tagged as : , Gardens, Nature, Parks & Reserves, Scenic Reserve, Swimming Pools & Water Play, Trails and Bike Tracks
Hartley St Reserve/Sunset Walkway/Manawatu Estuary, Foxton Beach
Hartley St, Foxton Beach, Foxton Beach 4815
Picnic area on the River, just downstream from the Manawatu Marine Boating Club. A lime walkway on top of the rivers stop bank takes you past the world famous ‘Ramsar’ site through to Holben Reserve.
Tagged as : , Beaches, Nature, Lakes & Rivers , Parks & Reserves, Scenic Reserve, Trails and Bike Tracks