Levin was hit by a Tornado at approximately 6.30am this morning, causing havoc, taking down trees, impacting power lines and taking off roofs. A Mayoral Relief Fund has been established to assist people affected by the tornado. If you have any welfare or emergency accommodation needs, please phone Council on 06 366 0999.
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From 11.59pm 13 April 2022, all of Aotearoa moved to Orange under the COVID-19 Protection Framework.View updated information about Council’s services and facilities at Orange
View the Unite against COVID-19 website to find out what the move to Orange means
Poor weather conditions have caused slips at Mangahao Road, Shannon & Gladstone Road, Levin. Both roads are closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic. We'll provide further updates as soon as they become available. We're also monitoring any impact the rain may have on turbidity in our drinking water plants in Levin, Shannon & Tokomaru.
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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 $665 for low-income earners who are paying rates for the home in which they were living in on 1 July 2021. 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 11 November 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.