Horowhenua

Toi MAHARA invites youth artists to exhibit May 23, 2024 Toi MAHARA, the Kāpiti Coast District Gallery, is inviting young artists to submit work for the inaugural Young Artists’ Exhibition planned for later this year.… ...
Look up. Look out! Metlink gets behind road safety week May 22, 2024 Metlink is getting behind Road Safety Week (20-26 May) by drawing attention to the collective responsibility of keeping each other safe on the road. Road Safety week… ...
Kelly Fox – on the run with Traffic News May 19, 2024 Kelly Fox is literally making massive inroads into the world of Traffic and Social Media. Affable, quick witted and good humoured, Kelly tackled one of… ...
Kāpiti community raises over $45,000 for Hospice May 18, 2024 Mal Bird has done it again. With taking on organising the National Spearfishing Championship for the first time, he was gutted when this year’s fish… ...
Heritage photos capture a century of Ōtaki women’s lives May 17, 2024 Photographs of Ōtaki women taken during the 110 years between 1860 and 1970 caught the eye of Toi MAHARA curator, Vicki Robson, during a visit… ...
Police warn of WhatsApp scam May 17, 2024 Some people on the Kapiti Coast have already been targeted and Police are warning people to be wary of a WhatsApp scam following an increase… ...

Culinary icon Ruth Pretty moves on May 16, 2024 After 36 years running an internationally renowned Te Horo business, Ruth Pretty has called time. Ruth and her Ōtaki-born husband, Paul Pretty, are retiring, and… ...
Neil MacKay announces Electra Trust bid May 9, 2024 Current Electra Trust member Neil MacKay has announced his candidacy for a return to the trust at the upcoming election. Mr MacKay says Electra is… ...
Crash site – ELECTRA restoring power when safe May 8, 2024 Electra report that Fault staff have been able to make a temporary cut in the 11kV line in Mcleavey Road. “We will be able to… ...
Back to Front – Art at ZIMMERMAN (May 8, 2024) ZIMMERMAN Art Gallery in Palmerston North has opened its latest exhibition - Back to Front. Back to Front – Is a Group Exhibition featuring works… ...
Council teams working to improve water infrastructure (May 8, 2024) Stormy weather did not deter the work of Council contractors to upgrade pipes in Shannon to ensure water resilience for the next 100 years. While… ...
Police Name release: Fatal Crash on Lethbridge Street (May 6, 2024) Police can now name the driver of a vehicle who died following a crash involving a car and a parked truck-trailer at around 10.15pm on… ...
Update – second death from fatal incident, Ōtaki (May 4, 2024) A passenger in the ute that crashed in Ōtaki last week has died in Wellington Hospital yesterday, Friday 3 May. Acting Area Commander Inspector Clifford… ...
Electra Business and Innovation Awards celebrates 30 years (April 29, 2024) The recent opening of the Electra Business and Innovation Awards process drew a full house at  Māoriland hub in Ōtaki. This is 30th year of… ...
Mau Rākau course connecting rangatahi with Te Ao Māori (April 25, 2024) Expressions of interest are open now for a unique Mau Rākau course coming to Horowhenua. Through this course, young people in Horowhenua will learn the… ...
Play Trailer to delight and inspire tamariki and whānau (April 19, 2024) Community events have got more fun with a new play trailer available to hire for free to delight and inspire tamariki and whānau. The towable… ...
Reimagining the Levin War Memorial Hall and Village Green (April 18, 2024) Horowhenua District Council is excited to announce a unique opportunity to breathe new life into the Levin War Memorial Hall with the possibility of including… ...
Horowhenua community invited to ANZAC Day commemorations (April 11, 2024) To commemorate ANZAC Day, a number of observances will be held in eight Horowhenua towns. Observed annually on 25 April, ANZAC Day is one of… ...
Hurricanes and Horowhenua to ‘Dominate the Domain’ (April 4, 2024) Sky Super Rugby Aupiki fans are encouraged to ‘Dominate the Domain’ as Hurricanes Poua take on nib Blues at Levin Domain on Saturday 6 April 2024 at… ...
Government tax on a tax brutal for Councils (April 3, 2024) The argument for either scrapping GST on rates or having the GST on rates returned to councils is alive and well. This year most councils… ...
Easter Road Deaths – police urge extra care (March 30, 2024) Inspector Craig McKay is urging drivers to show extra caution driving over the Easter weekend following a series of fatality and serious injury accidents.  "We… ...
Horowhenua Community urged to have their say on Long Term Plan (March 22, 2024) Council’s Long Term Plan (LTP) sets the District’s direction for the next 20 years - outlining our activities and providing a long term focus for… ...
Kapiti Coast search for Missing Diver (March 16, 2024) The search for a diver missing in the sea off Pātea has today been focused on the coastline between Peka Peka on the Kapiti Coast… ...
Police seek information after assault in Levin (March 8, 2024) Horowhenua Police are seeking assistance from the public after an assault in Levin. Senior Sergeant Sam Gilpin says Police were alerted to an assault at… ...
Horowhenua Plan Change enables 3500 new homes (March 7, 2024) One of the most significant and transformational urban development projects in our history is a step closer, with the Proposed Plan Change 4 (Tara-Ika Growth… ...
Artist transforms Levin’s Information Kiosk with vibrant mural (February 29, 2024) Visitors approaching Levin from the north end are in for a visual treat as the Information Kiosk undergoes a stunning transformation. Renowned artist Joe McMenamin… ...
New exhibition to shine at Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom (January 25, 2024) Escape to Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom and immerse yourself in the latest exhibition ‘To Catch a Falling Star, Hopukia te whetū rere’ which opens on Saturday 27… ...
Pizza boxes and meat trays set to be accepted in kerbside recycling (January 25, 2024) Mark your calendars for Thursday 1 February 2024, as Central Government introduces standardised recycling for all kerbside collections across Aotearoa. The goal? To bring a… ...
Let’s Move Together returning to Horowhenua (January 25, 2024) After a three year hiatus, the fun and popular Let’s Move Together whānau triathlon is returning to Horowhenua. Young people and their whānau have three… ...