Horizons Regional Council issued a Public Health Warning on 25 November, declaring Waitārere Beach and other local swim spots unsuitable for swimming, water activities and kai collection. Keep an eye on Horizons Regional Council’s website for any updates.View LAWA’s Can I swim here? page
View the Horizons Regional Council website
Level 1 water restrictions are in place for Levin and Ōhau until further notice.
View the Public Notice
Horowhenua District Council Rates are payable in four equal instalments, due on the following dates:
Find out about the different methods of payment available for paying your rates.
You can pay your Rates Invoice online using your Visa or MasterCard credit or debit card, or by Internet Banking (POLi). Find out more.
The Rates Rebates scheme provides a rebate of up to $700 for low-income earners who are paying rates for the home they were living in on 1 July 2022. Check your eligibility and find out what you'll need to apply.
Simply enter a Street Address or VG Number to search the Horowhenua District Council Rating Information Database for property rates.
We understand that our community may be experiencing financial challenges, and this could mean as a ratepayer you may need help paying your rates. Did you know that Council may be able to offer a payment plan? Find out how to request rates payment help.
Find out how you can receive your rates online to help save you time and while doing so you're helping Horowhenua District Council be more environmentally friendly.
Horowhenua District Council sets two sorts of rates: targeted rates which fund specific activities and general rates which fund everything else.
New rateable valuations for Horowhenua properties will be posted out from 7 December 2022 by Quotable Value (QV). Find out more about the revaluation process.
View some common questions we receive from our community about Rates and the corresponding answers.