Horowhenua

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,… ...
Your vote for Bird of the Year (November 11, 2020) Greater Wellington councillors are singing the same tune, announcing their top five species for Bird of the Year 2020; kākā, tūturiwhatu (banded dotterel), kererū, tīeke… ...
COVID Tracer booklets available from Council service centres (October 22, 2020) Horowhenua District Council is making the NZ COVID Tracer booklet available from its customer services in Levin, Foxton and Shannon. The NZ COVID Tracer booklet… ...
Books ‘come alive’ for Halloween Haunted Library (October 22, 2020) The books will be coming alive at Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō this Halloween. On Saturday 31 October, Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō will be getting into… ...
Horowhenua continues to outpace the country (October 15, 2020) The population growth rate in Horowhenua will continue to outpace the rest of New Zealand for the next decade, a review of the Horowhenua Socio-Economic… ...
Community invited to help shape the future of Horowhenua (October 8, 2020) Horowhenua District Council is inviting the community to help shape one of its most important strategic plans.A survey that will inform Council's Long Term Plan… ...
New roundabout opens to improve safety at Tiro Tiro Road (October 8, 2020) A new roundabout has opened to improve safety at the intersection of Queen Street and Tiro Tiro Road in Levin.The roundabout is one of two… ...
The Mahi Space – a new co-working space for Levin (October 2, 2020) A new co-working and collaboration work area, The Mahi Space, is open at Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō in Levin. The Provincial Growth Fund will provide… ...
Applications open for Community Support Grant (October 1, 2020) Applications are now open for the second round of Horowhenua District Council’s new Community Support Grant. The Community Support Grant aims to support community initiatives… ...
Foxton Family Fun Day 2020 (August 27, 2020) ...