Horowhenua

Levin man in critical condition after standoff August 5, 2022 A man involved in an incident in Bledisloe Street, Levin has been transported to hospital in a critical condition and is being treated for smoke… ...
UPDATE: Ongoing incident in Levin: Bledisloe Street – Friday 4.25pm August 5, 2022 On Thursday Police became aware of an incident involving a resident of a Bledisloe Street property, which has continued overnight and is ongoing today. A… ...
Ongoing incident in Bledisloe Street, Levin August 4, 2022 This afternoon Police have cordoned Bledisloe Street, Levin following a report of a person threatening self-harm. Some residents in the street have been asked by… ...
August Gardening with Henri Ham August 3, 2022 This year's winter has been wet and dreary but many hardworking gardeners are already preparing to welcome spring a few weeks early.  It's the perfect… ...
Walk in the park leads to ‘Tulips for Foxton’ project July 28, 2022 Horowhenua District Council and Parkinson’s NZ are eagerly awaiting October in Te Awahou Foxton when more than 2,400 tulips – the international symbol for Parkinson’s… ...
Horowhenua Council monitoring flooding July 28, 2022 As heavy rainfall causes flooding and power outages around the district, Horowhenua District Council’s Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) team continues to monitor the situation… ...

Police seek missing person Kenneth Pereka July 25, 2022 Police are appealing to the public to help locate 73-year-old Kenneth Pereka who has been reported missing from Levin. Kenneth was last seen at around… ...
$29.3 million funding ‘transformational investment’ for Ōtaki housing July 21, 2022 A $29.3 million government contribution to infrastructure that will enable approximately 1000 new homes to be built in Ōtaki is a ‘transformational investment’ for a… ...
Rotary boosts Pride of Workmanship July 21, 2022 The Rotary Clubs from Kapiti/Horowhenua are inviting local businesses and community members to nominate a local person who is a committed and enthusiastic employee or… ...
Man charged in relation to Otaki assault (July 15, 2022) A 43-year-old man has been arrested and charged following a serious assault in Otaki earlier this month. In the early hours of Saturday 9 July,… ...
Clean sweep for Kapiti Petanque champions (June 15, 2022) The Kapiti Petanque Club has produced a series of outstanding performances during the recent Champion of Champions Regional Petanque tournaments. Each club in the Wellington… ...
It’s time to layer up (May 15, 2022) By Jan Thornborough - a cyber security specialist based in Kapiti It’s our go-to protection when the autumn leaves fall and the temperature drops. Winter… ...
Heartland Flyer steams ahead (May 15, 2022) Despite the wet weather plenty turned out on Sunday to see the popular Heartland Flyer Steam train as it journeyed through the region. The Steam… ...
Arm chair critic steps up (February 1, 2022) Whether the rugby crowd is 50 or 50,000 or whichever side they are cheering for, there is one thing they generally agree on – the… ...
Seven days since Kāpiti man Joe Pryor reported missing (December 3, 2021) Seven days have passed since Raumati Beach local and family man, Joe Pryor, was reported missing on Friday 26 November. The search for Joe by… ...
Brad Olsen – BA5 speaker (November 15, 2021) Join us for drinks, nibbles and the very latest economic date for the Horowhenua at the last November Electra Business After Five. This month’s event… ...
Police confirm four dead in Horowhenua crash (November 9, 2021) Police have confirmed four people died in a serious crash on State Highway 1 between Otaki and Levin. Emergency services were called to State Highway… ...
Multiple fatalities confirmed in SH 1 crash (November 9, 2021) State Highway 1 remains closed after a serious crash at around 3pm at Kuku, Horowhenua. Police can confirm there are multiple fatalities however further information… ...
Kāpiti earns less than wider Wellington region (October 17, 2021) Recent figures released as part of workforce planning for the Kāpiti District shows the mean annual earnings in Kāpiti are just over $50,000 -  around… ...
Covid and your personal records (October 17, 2021) Q&A: My COVID Record What if I had my vaccinations overseas? My COVID Record draws upon information in the national COVID-19 Immunisation Register (CIR). If… ...
Crystal out for One Dollar Pizza (September 1, 2021) Here we go! Auckland based Wellingtonian CRYSTAL takes us on a tour of the sand dunes in her latest video for “One Dollar Pizza” directed… ...
Free workshop – Employment Agreements and Contracts – Levin (August 12, 2021) This workshop will explain the different types of employment agreements and contracts for services and help you decide which ones you should use in your… ...
Balancing the Budget with Chris Money (June 10, 2021) "Please come and join us for drinks and nibbles on June 24, to hear how Budget 2021 delivers (or not) for you and its implications on the Horowhenua… ...
Green Light for Otaki to Levin expressway (June 3, 2021) At Thursday’s Electra Business Breakfast Deputy PM Grant Roberston announced confirmation of funding for the Ōtaki to north of Levin expressway (O2NL). The new 24-kilometre… ...
Get—Go Futures Day connects students with employers (May 31, 2021) The second Get—Go Futures Day was held on Friday the 21st of May, providing the opportunity for all Year 10 students in Horowhenua to visit… ...
Kapiti Horowhenua early awards winners (May 27, 2021) The Electra Business & Innovation Awards has drawn three winners to start the 2021 Awards programme. Congratulations to Lorraine Upham from Organic Connection, Gary Hutchings… ...
Generating Impact in Horowhenua (May 20, 2021) Electra Business After Five Generating impact from investmentLouise Aitken - CEO, The Ākina Foundation Impact is a concept that's risen in popularity recently - but… ...
NZI Rural Women NZ Business Awards Open (May 13, 2021) Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) and Premier Partner NZI are pleased to launch the NZI Rural Women NZ Business Awards 2021 (the Awards). “The Awards are a… ...
Fun, laughter and excitement planned for a ‘Secret Undies Cover Agent’ (December 10, 2020) Children’s author Dereley Barry didn’t expect the print-run of her first ever self-illustrated book to sell out in a flash. But within only one month,… ...