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
The District Licensing Committee (DLC) is appointed as required by Section 186 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 and will decide all applications relating to licences and certificates applied for from 18 December 2013.
Each year Horowhenua District Council is required to report on a variety of Alcohol Licensing-related matters to the Alcohol Regulatory Licensing Authority. This is done by way of an Annual Report which is available for viewing.
The Horowhenua District Licensing Agency has a role to play in the reduction of alcohol abuse through its responsibilities and obligations under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act.